Amid constant digital disruption,
Accenture is helping leading companies to harness
and sustain a competitive advantage.
Accenture will be at the forefront of the largest technology event in the Middle East and North Africa—the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016—as the Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner for the second consecutive year. Join us to learn how Accenture helps businesses realize the full potential of digital.
Accenture participates at the GITEX Technology Week as the Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner for the second year running.
Re-imagine Realities at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, where GITEX will showcase cutting-edge products, gadgets, and services in the areas of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Wearables and 3D Printing, among others.
What to expect:
Gain insights from keynote speakers and global leaders.
Listen to industry leaders’ talks on topics affecting the future of business.
Network with top CXOs and CEOs from around the globe.
Learn about innovations in AR, AI, VR, Smart Living and Wearables, 3D printing, Digital Marketing, Drones, Robotics, iCities.
Participate in CSI Lab, App Hack, Student Lab and many other events.
Accenture is the exclusive Digital Transformation Partner of GITEX Technology Week, leading transformation journeys in the region.
In 2015, Accenture signed a three-year agreement with the Dubai World Trade Centre to become the exclusive digital transformation partner of GITEX Technology Week. Accenture will team with the event organizers, Dubai World Trade Centre, to deliver compelling, industry-leading insights on how digital technology is transforming businesses and governments in the region, as well as globally.
Omar Boulos, Regional Managing Director, Accenture in the Middle East and North Africa; and Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority
Accenture at the 36th GITEX Technology Week
Accenture’s best thought leaders will deliver key note addresses and speak at special sessions to focus attention on how we lead the digital transformation of businesses. Other Accenture highlights include the launch of the latest edition of the Technology Vision, interactive demos and meetings with top CEOs and CXOs, and sponsorship of the Student Lab innovation contest.
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Key Accenture Speakers
Launch of 2016 Technology Vision Report
Accenture Digital Walls at GITEX 2016
Prize sponsor of Student Lab Award contest
Accenture demos at Etisalat booth
Group Chief Executive of Accenture Digital
In his role, Mr. Sutcliff focuses on leveraging the full breadth and scale of Accenture's cloud, systems integration and enterprise application capabilities—and its global delivery network—to help clients integrate digital into all facets of their organizations to transform their businesses.
Mike will deliver a keynote speech on GITEX’s opening day on 16 October at 2:30pm.
Digital Transformation Senior Manager (EALA)
Matteo Aliberti is a Senior Manager at Accenture and leads Innovation at Accenture Interactive in the UK, where his team focuses on developing Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions for clients. Aliberti will address top game changers during a focused speaking session on GITEX’s Digital Marketing Vertical Interact Day on October 17th from 12.15-12.45pm.
Managing Director, Cyber Security Services (EALA)
In his role, Uwe focuses on aligning business objectives with advanced cyber security approaches to improve security effectiveness across strategy, technology, and governance.
Kissmann will address a select gathering of top CIOs and CISOs at GITEX’s CISO Breakfast Briefing on October 18th from 8.30 –9.30am.
Managing Director, Products (MENA)
Alexis Lecanuet is a Managing Director of Products at Accenture, and is responsible for our retail, consumer goods, automotive, travel, life sciences and industrial equipment business in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Lecanuet will address top leaders at a focused speaking session during GITEX’s Retail Vertical Interact Day on October 19th from 11:45am-12:15pm.
Meetings and demos will be hosted at Accenture’s new Digital Acceleration Center during the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016.
Accenture’s Digital Acceleration Center was set up to support the United Arab Emirate’s vision for a nation powered by innovation, digitization and smart technology by helping with the creation of digital companies. Showcasing the next-generation software and hardware technologies, the DAC empowers companies to quickly leverage digital to enhance their customers’ experiences.
As businesses undertake digital transformation at both speed and scale, Accenture helps throw light on the path ahead. Delve into our thought leadership to understand how to succeed with digital.
Accenture at GITEX Technology Week, 2015
Accenture’s participation at the 2015 GITEX Technology Week received extensive coverage in the media. See below for last year’s press releases.