Group Chairman & CEO
Mohammed Kateeb is an established leader, known for being results-driven, dynamic and highly entrepreneurial. He has a diverse experience in building businesses, teams and identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities for over 35 years in the USA, UK and the Middle East. Before joining Path Solutions, Kateeb has spent 11 years as an executive with Microsoft. He is also known as a key contributor to the region Telecommunication, Media and Information Technology industry.
Currently, Kateeb serves as member of the Board of Trustees of IRTI, an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) that focuses on developing a technology-enabled Islamic financial services sector leveraging state-of-the-art technology to mainstream Islamic economics and finance knowledge. Winner of the ‘GIFA Advocacy Award 2018 (Islamic Financial Technology)’, Kateeb was selected in 2018 among the ‘Leaders of Islamic Economy in East Africa’, and in 2017 he was granted the prestigious ‘Leadership Award in Information Technologies & Media’ by ISFIN, named four times among the ‘Top 50 Most Influential Leaders Who Make the Islamic Economy’ in ISLAMICA 500. Kateeb is the winner of ‘Finance Monthly – CEO Award 2018’, and recognized ‘Gamechanger of the Year (Islamic Financial Technology)’ in ACQ Global Awards 2018, honored by IFFSA with the ‘2016 Honorary Leadership Award’, named among the ‘Top 10 CEOs in Enterprise Software’ in the 2016/17 CEO Insight Global Awards, in addition to being selected twice in 2018 & 2017 ‘Best Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year EMEA’ by Global Banking & Finance Review, as well as ‘Islamic Finance Technology CEO of the Year 2015’ by Business Worldwide magazine.
Kateeb is a regular speaker and has keynoted at many international summits on the subject of IT trends in the global financial services industry, and is an active member of the Islamic finance community.
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Chief marketing officer at IBTech
The President of Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK)
Anas brings over 24 years of IT infrastructure strategy, architecture and business
alignment to clients in the manufacturing, high-tech, telecom, financial
services and hospitality sectors. He has advised his clients on data center
strategies and technologies, disaster recovery and IT cost reduction. Anas led
numerous, high impact, transformational and global IT projects, with a track
record of building client trust by delivering results and business value. As a
thought leader, Anas authored and developed point-of-views, white papers,
frameworks and roadmaps. Having worked at major firms like Accenture, Aon and
Deloitte, Anas joined International Knowledge League to lead its Ecosystem
towards adoption. After playing the role of trusted advisor with senior IT leadership and CIOs,
Anas has brought this insight to the strategy and operations of IKL.
Solicitor. Arbitrator. Trade and Tax Consultant. Entrepreneur, President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Nigeria
My commitment is to uphold and enhance the development and application of the law to regulate, engineer and ultimately to achieve peaceful and beneficial relationships in society
Retail Banking Expert, Consultant, Researcher, AIESECer, Social Activist and Visionary Entrepreneur
Ramin is a graduate of The University of Liverpool in UK and member of The London Institute of Banking and Finance, and brings 10+ years experience with Afghanistan International Bank different units and 10 + years of consulting and working with student international organizations around the world. He worked with Moby Media Group one of the most successful private Media Group in Afghanistan that besides other media outlets owns the most popular TV in the country, Tolo TV. At the moment, Ramin is working with the Afghanistan International Bank (AIB) one of the most successful private banks in the country as Head of Consumer Banking. His main responsibility is to look after the bank’s branches operation, business, and customer service and product development.
President at FinTech Association Malaysia
CEO Finterra Singapore
With more than 25 years of experience in Technology of which more than 12 years as a CIO/COO in Financial Services industry (Conventional and Islamic). Mohamed Roushdy had been working for major financial services, conglomerate , Management Consulting and software services companies in the region. He had the distinction of being an executive team member on establishing four Islamic Finance startups in MENA as well he led the IT team on the first ever transformation of conventional Bank into Islamic Bank (National Bank of Sharjah into Sharjah Islamic Bank back in 2001). Mohamed worked for Major Financial services organizations such as Commercial International Bank – Egypt, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) , Al Hilal Bank , Sharjah Islamic Bank and Bank Nizwa (Oman) , Bank Albilad – KSA as well worked as an Advisor with Booz and Co, In establishing major financial services startup in North Africa . Mohamed has a strong expertise in IT strategy, Governance, Applications Services, Networking, Information security and Infrastructure management / Cloud computing models. Mohamed had been focusing on recent years on technology disruptions in financial services such as Blockchain , Big Data , Machine learning /Artificial intelligence and IOT.
Currently Mohamed is working with PWC at Saudi Real Estate Development Fund as Technology and Operations Transformation lead.
Mohamed hold MBA from Manchester Business School (MBS) and received the award of Distinguished Ambassador of Manchester Business School – Middle East.Mohamed has been rated amongst the top 50 CIOs in the Middle East 2012 by CNME magazine and had been nominated as one of the technology leaders in Middle East by FT Summit in many years and had been speaking on major regional and international Technology and Finance conferences.
Chairman, Mocha7 Innovations, USA
General Mnager of GIMAC
Ghiath Hawari is an executive consultant in the field of Innovation, Service Design and Strategy.
Hawari has launched and managed innovation labs entrepreneurs and start-ups in Turkey in corporation with KUDRA Org. and IOM (International Organisation of Migration), in addition to The Humanitarian Innovation Lab for Refugees in corporation with UNCHR.
Hawari has developed many guides and assessments in social investment initiatives and social entrepreneurship, in addition to be a key speaker in social investment and social impact in international conferences in Bahrain and Turkey regarding social sector.
Moreover, Hawari has been providing executive consulting solutions in strategy and leadership for over 15 years. He worked with organisations in the Arab region in the public, private, and non-profit sectors in strategic planning and human capital performance development.
Founder and manager of SABR Business Design, a research and consulting company in Turkey. Co-owner and co-manager of Horizons Learning for Training and Education Solutions, UK.
SABR Business Design
Sabr is an organisation specialising in designing business solutions, initiatives, research, and capacity building. This is done through advanced analytics and constructing leadership and operational strategies, as well as modern methods of innovation in order to enable institutions and individuals to develop, and deliver a positive impact in the communities in which it operates.
Communication Strategist at PR lines