INNOVATION TOUR RIYADH 2017 | NOVEMBER 23

UNLEASH YOUR DIGITAL VISION

#WITHOUTCOMPROMISE
Saudi Arabia

DIGITAL FUTURE TOUR IS COMING TO RIYADH!

Why is digital transformation a fantastic opportunity for traditional companies? How can you accelerate your digital transformation on Software AG’s Digital Business Platform? How can you grow and connect your digital ecosystems? Would you like to measure the actual performance of your business?


Join us at Innovation Tour 2017 on November 23, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh!

Software AG targets with this invitation above 200 of the top Digital Transformation Leaders, IT Executives, Partners from Saudi Arabia. We will be exploring digital trends about IoT, Enterprise Visibility Platform, Digital Government solutions, and more together with local use cases from various industries. Eric Duffaut, CCO of Software AG Global, and Philippe La Fornara, COO, Software AG Southern&Eastern Europe & Middle East, will unleash your digital vision with showing on how Digital Business Platform has helped these and many other customers to digitally transform themselves. Let’s build your digital future together at Innovation Tour Riyadh on Thursday, November 23 at Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh and take on the challenge of your digital transformation without compromise.

Agenda

Time Session Title & Speakers
9:00 – 09:15 Registration, Refreshments & Meet the Experts
09:15 – 09:30

Welcome – Ahmad Salama, Vice President, Middle East &Turkey, Software AG

09:30 – 09:45

H.E. Dieter Walter Haller, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Embassy Riyadh

09:45 – 10:30

Your Digital Transformation #withoutcompromise - Eric Duffaut, President & CCO, Software AG

10:30 – 11:00

Othman Al Dahash,Vice President, Product Development and Management, STC Solutions

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break & Networking
11:15 – 11:45

Unleash Your Vision with Digital Business Platform, Vijay Jaswal , CTO, Software AG Middle East & Turkey, Software AG

11:45 – 12:15

Customer Keynote - Adel Asiri, Deputy Director General Government e-Transformation, e-Government program (Yesser)
VP of Yesser will speak about National Enterprise Architecture and its relevance to the Kingdom.

12:15 – 12:30

Event Partner Keynote: Devoteam

12:30 – 13:00

Blueprinting the Digital - Masood Mohamed, Software AG
Creating winning digital products and services and getting them to your customers quickly needs agile design and robust planning. Nothing is more sad then a great innovation botched by late delivery or a flawed design. In this session we will share how Software AG can empower you by visualizing customer journeys, design processes and systems supporting your product or service as well as plan and drive their realization.

13:00 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:30

Walk The Talk - Eng. Abdullah M. Alotaibi, Strategy and Enterprise Architecture Manager, MOI NIC
This is an interactive session with NIC to discuss how they are leveraging Software AG's Digital Business Platform to acheive better outcomes for their organization.

14:30 – 14:50

Orchestrating the Digital Enterprise - Dr. Christoph Strnadl, CTO, Central Europe, Software AG
Realizing a digital vision requires a strong platform based approach involving fundmental capabilities with next gerenation archietectural elements. This session will brief the audience on Software AG's Digital Business Platform's execution and implmentation strengths as well as the traps and pitfalls organizations face in their digital transformation journey.

14:50 – 15:05

Event Partner Keynote: Proven

15:05 – 15:15

Coffee Break & Networking

15:15 – 15:45

The How of IoT – Bart Schouw, VP, Digital Alliances, Software AG

How to make your IoT Saga a success, advice from the expert.
You have realized that your organisation is in need of an IoT Platform to achieve their strategic goals. If you wonder how to implement such a platform and do a first successful project with it. This presentation is a must see. Join our Vice President for IoT Alliances on an expedition to unlock the power of IoT by explaining carefully selected business use cases, giving expert advice gained from countless implementations unfolding the optimal blueprint to attain true value from that data that is still hiding in your organisation.

15:45 – 16:00

STC Demo Solutions

16:00 – 16:10

Partner & Customer Awards

16:10 – 16:20

Wrap up - Ahmad Salama, Vice President, Middle East &Turkey, Software AG

SPEAKERS

Adel Asiri
ADEL ASIRI
Deputy Director General Government E-Transformation at e-government program (Yesser)

He is technically sophisticated and business-savvy management professional with a pioneering career reflecting strong leadership qualifications coupled with long Business and IT expertise, directing overall strategy and direction for the business, providing strategic vision and mentoring a diverse group of IT functions, while ensuring that both IT projects and day to day operations meet organizational and customer expectations.

Eric Duffaut, Chief Customer Office, Software AG
ERIC DUFFAUT
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER (CCO)
Eric Duffaut, has been a member of the Management Board of Software AG since October 2014 and is responsible for Global Sales, Consulting Services and Marketing. Eric Duffaut has over 20 years of extensive international general management and sales leadership experience in the IT-industry, addressing a wide spectrum of customers from Fortune 500 enterprises to small and medium size businesses.
Philippe la Fornara
PHILIPPE LA FORNARA
COO, CONTINENTAL & EASTERN EUROPE, TURKEY AND MIDDLE EAST
Philippe La Fornara brings to Software AG 29 years of experience at European level in the high-tech industry. He joined in October 2012 to drive the South Europe countries to the next steps in terms of revenue, and took over since then Benelux, Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and Latin America. He became also a member of the extended Board of Software AG.
Dr. Christoph F. Strnadl
CHRISTOPH F. STRNADL
CTO Central & Eastern Europe | Software AG Vice President BPM CBOK | EABPM
In 2005 Dr. Christoph F. Strnadl changed to Software AG where, since 2013, he has been serving as Chief Technical Officer Central & Eastern Europe. Dr. Strnadl is a lecturer on BPM Technologies at various universities, Vice President BPM CBOK at the European Association of Business Process Management, and co-author of the (German and French) BPM CBOK for the domain BPM technologies.
Eric Roovers
ERIC ROOVERS
Senior Director Transformation Solutions
Eric Roovers is responsible for Software AG’s Business and IT Transformation business line in Southern Europe and the Middle East, driving the development of best practices and supporting key customers to succeed in their digital journey. Having joined Software AG in 2006, Eric brings almost 20 years of experience in process excellence and business transformation to the table.
Bart Schouw
BART SCHOUW
VP Digital Alliances, Software AG
Bart Schouw is the Industry Director Global for IoT within Software AG, where he is responsible for the development and enrichment of the IoT strategy and supporting the Salesforce in engaging with the field. Bart is the driving force behind many innovative projects and is currently involved in a number of strategic projects in Europe, US Middle East and Australia that relate to IoT in general and cases like predictive maintenance and customer experience management specifically.

He is technically sophisticated and business-savvy management professional with a pioneering career reflecting strong leadership qualifications coupled with long Business and IT expertise, directing overall strategy and direction for the business, providing strategic vision and mentoring a diverse group of IT functions, while ensuring that both IT projects and day to day operations meet organizational and customer expectations.

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OTHMAN D. ALDAHASH
VP Product Development & Management, STC Enterprise
Adel Asiri
H.E. DIETER WALTER HALLER
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Embassy Riyadh

Hotel

FOUR SEASONS 

Four Seasons Riyadh 2


RIYADH AT KINGDOM CENTRE

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is a stylish business and leisure destination located high in the Kingdom Tower, one of Saudi Arabia's most spectacular properties.

How to get there

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Exit airport, following signs for Riyadh
  • Follow directions to Riyadh for 10 kilometres (6 miles)
  • Turn right at Exit No. 8, toward the city centre, and continue for 5 kilometres (3 miles)
  • You will be on King Fahad Highway; continue for 4 kilometers (2.5 miles), until Kingdom Centre Tower is visible on the left
  • Exit at Oruba Road and turn left at the traffic light
  • Continue to the next light and turn right; Kingdom Centre Tower will be on the right
  • At the corner by the Saks Fifth Avenue store, turn right again
  • Follow the signs to the Hotel entrance

 

All major car rental companies serve the airport; car rentals are also available at the Hotel. The Hotel can also arrange door-to-door shuttle service and limousines.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Innovation Tour 2017 is free of charge for our selected customers and future customers of Software AG.


You should not miss this event if you are a CIO or a director or manager of systems, architecture, innovation, development, purchasing, digital transformation, financial, auditing, organization and processes, technological solutions, operations, risks, marketing, IT strategy and government, business processes, applications and processes—or other critical business function.



Please note that this event is intended for customers, future customers and sponsoring partners of Software AG.

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