Chief Technology Officer
Saud Al Dhawyani is a seasoned technology professional and a CTO for one of the largest banking groups in the middle east. Saud has been leading a major component of IT digital transformation in banks which is one of the biggest of its kind worldwide. With responsibility for the end-to-end architectural, development and working model transformation, Saud is focused on pioneering cloud computing and architecture transformation as well as other cutting-edge technology trends like DevOps ecosystem, micro-services, and events-driven and APIs-centric architecture. As a UAE National, Saud has extensive private and public sector experience, spanning multiple leading and technical roles in institutions like Emirates NBD as well as Dubai Courts, NASDAQ Dubai and Commercial Bank of Dubai. Over the last 15 years, Saud’s expertise spans technology infrastructure, Security, software architecture, cloud and data. Saud also has strong academic credentials with an Executive MBA and a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management with distinction with honors.