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Get To Know: Hasan Darwish, Regional Sales Manager for Gulf at A10 Networks

On the lighter side of things we ask Hasan Darwish, Regional Sales Manager for Gulf at A10 Networks, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? An unforgettable achievement was for me to see my name in the worldwide top performers list in terms of sales revenue of a new […]


Get to know: Kokila Alagh of KARM Legal Consultants

On the lighter side of things we ask Kokila Alagh, Founder, KARM Legal Consultants, a legal firm focusing on the technology industry, what makes her tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable movement was the launch of KARM Legal Consultants to a global audience at the International Court of […]


Get to know: Nader Baghdadi of Secureworks

On the lighter side of things we ask Nader Baghdadi, Middle East Regional Sales Director focusing on the Middle East and Africa markets for Secureworks, what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?Looking back over the past five years I am proud of the team members that I have worked […]


Get to Know: Andrew Stevens, President and CEO, CNet Training

On the lighter side of things we ask Andrew Stevens, President and CEO, CNet Training, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?I think my most memorable achievement on a personal level was to cycle over 400 miles in four days with a small group of friends to raise […]


Get to Know: Robert Speed, Vice President MEA of Blackboard

On the lighter side of things we ask Robert Speed, Vice President of Blackboard Middle East and Africa, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?I was fortunate to be given the opportunity three years ago to lead the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for Blackboard to bring […]


Get to know: Emma Shakespeare of SAP Concur

On the lighter side of things we ask Emma Shakespeare, SAP Concur Regional Sales Director for MENA, about what makes her tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? On a personal level, being able to buy my parents a house when I moved away from the UK to live in Dubai with […]


Get to know: Scott Manson Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey at McAfee

On the lighter side of things we ask Scott Manson – Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey at McAfee, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement?While being appointed Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey, for McAfee tops a long list of career achievements, my most memorable achievement is […]


Get to know: Imran Aly Saleh, CIO, Al Habshi Consultants, Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask Imran Aly Saleh, CIO, Al Habshi Consultants, Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I started my career in retail and then jumped into consulting where I worked for projects for banks, military projects, mixed-use real estate projects and […]


Get to Know: IFS director Darren Menezes

On the lighter side of things, we ask Darren Menezes, Sales Director for Manufacturing in Middle East, IFS, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My most memorable achievement was when my team won the award for most outstanding achievement in a quarter. We scored highly in customer […]


Go Phish: Joe Brown, CSO at Boomi

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the cybersecurity industry? Looking back on my 20 years in cybersecurity, I’ve met a lot of great people and had some truly memorable moments but if I had to choose one particular achievement, I would say it was building out the web application penetration testing […]


Get to Know: Mustafa Gangardiwala, Industrial Bank of Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask to Mustafa Gangardiwala, Head of Information Security Unit, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? During my career, I have gain technical expertise in different technical areas. Even though I have a core technical understanding, I […]


Kuwait IT Director on why the CIO role is essential

On the lighter side of things, we ask Mohammad Alotaibi, Director Of Information Technology – Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority, what makes him tick in and outside of the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I have to admit that my strength comes from my solid technical background, I started my […]