Free Panel Discussion for CIOs on ‘What do CIOs want from Technology Vendors’

Free Panel Discussion for CIOs on 'What do CIOs want from Technology Vendors'
Venue : Al Thuraya Hall, Building 3, Dubai Internet City,
Dubai Internet City,
Date : 24/02/2014
Time : 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Inviting CIOs to attend free Panel Discussion on What do CIOs want from Technology Vendors organized by Dubai Quality Group’s CIO Subgroup in association with TiE Dubai (The Indus Entrepreneurs)

TiE Dubai Event Moderator: Saji Oommen, Group IT Director-Al Batha Group

Speakers Include:

  • Ahmad Almulla – Vice President, Information Technology
  • Ramesh Cidambi – Senior Vice President – I.T and Logistics
  • Thameem Rizvon – Group IT Director of KOJ Group LLC (KOJ)

Discussions Points Include:

  • Market Understanding of vendors
  • Product/Service quality levels expected / delivered
  • Pricing for our region
  • Sales / Project execution gaps
  • Responsiveness to market needs
  • Customer experience from technology vendors compared to other vendors

Speaker Profiles:

Ahmad AlMulla - Vice President, Information Technology of Dubai Aluminium Company Limited. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee in DUBAL. He has an extensive experience in the field of I.T. for over 25 years.

Ramesh Cidambi - He is responsible for the Information Technology and Logistics functions at Dubai Duty Free (DDF). He started the Information Technology function in DDF in 1987 and was given the additional responsibility for Logistics in 2004.

Thameem Rizvon - He is Group IT Director of KOJ Group LLC (KOJ)– a pioneering Middle East based retailer with more than 700 stores, in 6 countries and growing at a rapid pace. He has been credited with building a proactive IT strategy, which enables KOJ Group, to achieve consistent growth every year.

Saji Oommen - He is Group Director –IT of Albatha Group. Saji has over 25 years of industry and consulting experience. He is one of the Directors of SAP Users Group Middle East and North Africa. He is also a Charter Member of TiE.


For more information / to confirm your attendance, kindly contact Mr. Salman Viralipurath | Tel: 971-4-3431950 | Email:

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