Cisco is pleased to invite you to join us at LEAP 2022, a global tech event to reshape the way we live where the tech industry will converge to showcase and experience the world’s most advanced technologies and drive digital transformation.
At LEAP, Cisco will showcase its latest solutions designed to accelerate public and private customers’ digital transformation agendas, while taking experience and immersion to new heights.
Under the theme of ‘Building a digital and sustainable future’, Cisco will illustrate the importance of secure connectivity and automation in powering a future that is digital and green with use cases from across verticals and customer stories that will demonstrate the diverse application of Cisco’s technologies.
We are inspired by the potential this brings and continuously strive to cultivate and sharpen the networks that fuel your ambitions of reimagining applications, powering a hybrid workforce, securing the enterprise and transforming your infrastructure.
At LEAP, Cisco will take you through an immersive journey, allowing you to experience how we are creating a bolder digital future together. We look forward to showcasing our latest technology solutions alongside our ecosystem partners. You will also have the chance to meet our strategic channel partners on the Cisco booth.
We look forward to seeing you at LEAP, at stand B30, Hall 2.
Hear from our executives and team of experts who will deliver Stellar Keynotes, LEAP Forward Sessions and Orbital Talks in LEAP.
Also visit the Cisco Stand and learn how we are creating a bolder digital future together, covering a variety of topics from securing your data center, leveraging AI capabilities, the future of hybrid work, to reimagining your applications.
Come by, grab a cup of coffee and join the conversation.
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Chuck Robbins is the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco. He assumed the role of CEO on July 26, 2015 and was elected Chair of the Board on December 11, 2017.
As Chair and CEO, Chuck is focused on helping companies, cities and countries around the world as they look to Cisco to connect, secure and automate their organizations for a digital-first world.
Over his 20 years at Cisco, he has served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, where he led the Worldwide Sales and Partner Organizations, and helped drive and execute many of the company’s investment areas and strategy shifts; Senior Vice President of The Americas, Cisco’s largest geographic region; Senior Vice President of U.S. Enterprise, Commercial and Canada; Senior Vice President of U.S. Commercial Sales; and Segment Vice President, U.S. and Canada channel organization, where he was instrumental in helping build the industry’s most powerful partner program.
Prior to joining Cisco, Chuck held management positions at Bay Networks and Ascend Communications.
Chuck is on the Board of Directors for BlackRock; Chairman Emeritus of the US-Japan Business Council; a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum; on the Board of Directors for the Business Roundtable; a Board of Trustees member for the Ford Foundation; a Member of the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable; a member of the International Council for the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University; a member of the 2019 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and a Vice Chair on the Corporate Fund Board for the Kennedy Center.
Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a computer science concentration from the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Guy Diedrich is a Senior Vice President and the Global Innovation Officer for Cisco Systems where he is responsible for its Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program. In this role, Dr. Diedrich collaborates closely with government and industry leadership in over 40 countries around the world to drive massscale digitization initiatives that help increase GDP, create millions of next-generation jobs and develop sustainable innovation ecosystems. With over 1000 active or completed projects since CDA’s inception in 2015, Dr. Diedrich continues to grow and evolve the program into new markets, and build trust with government, industry and academic stakeholders.
Prior to his current role at Cisco Systems, Dr. Diedrich was a Vice Chancellor at the Texas A&M University System where he was responsible for research, commercialization, federal government relations, state government relations and strategic initiatives.
Before joining Texas A&M, Dr. Diedrich served as President and CEO of GRA Inc., a software development and consulting company that he co-founded and grew from a start-up to a firm employing more than 130 professionals. The company was sold to a publicly-traded technology company.
Adele leads Cisco’s Customer Experience (CX) EMEAR organisation, which she’s responsible for 6,000 employees, 120,000 customers, 12,000 partners. It includes professional and support services, customer success and renewals teams who, alongside ecosystem partners, deliver business solutions throughout a customer lifecycle for increased time-to-value and high return on technology investment
Prior to this role, Adele led the Customer Experience organisation across MEA and before that Cisco’s Advanced Service delivery organisation for EMEAR with responsibility for regional strategy and P&L, her key areas of focus were delivery excellence, workforce transformation, and cross-country collaboration.
Adele has over 20 years’ technology sector experience and a strong track record in orchestrating large-scale, transformational programs for key customers. Prior to joining Cisco, she held leadership roles at DXC Consulting, a company formed by the combination of CSC Consulting, HPE Enterprise Services and IBM.
Business, Technology, and Innovation Executive, with near 25 years of ICT experience.Osama Al-Zoubi is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Head of Engineering, and Innovation lead of Cisco Middle East and Africa (MEA). He is a recognized expert in Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Cloud. In his current role, Osama leads the Engineering and Innovation for Cisco in MEA. A key area of focus under Osama’s leadership is the development and execution of Technical, Innovation, and Business strategies for digital transformation, for the Middle East and Africa region.
Osama drives technology strategy and innovation, through working closely with Government Agencies, Enterprise Customers, Private Sector and Partners across the region. His focus is on developing Business and Technology Architectures to deliver on government priorities, drive innovation, and partners to accelerate country digitization.
Osama is experienced and regarded as a technical leader who leads the Systems Engineering and Innovation organization for Cisco in the Middle East and Africa. In his role, he partners with all customers across the region to drive innovation and digital transformation.
Ahmad Zureiki is the collaboration business head of Cisco Middle East and Africa, he leads a team of collaboration experts responsible for driving customers workplace digital transformation and improving end-user collaboration experience.
With more than 26 years’ experience in the IT industry, Ahmad is known of his extensive experience in the MEA market and brings a wealth of knowledge in collaboration business.
Prior to joining Cisco, Ahmad held several regional sales, technical and managerial positions with Avaya, Nortel and regional System integrators.
Technology Evangelist, innovator and a seasoned IT professional with a background of planning and designing large scale communications architecture.
Zubair is currently working at Cisco as a Chief Architect. His strength lies in his in-depth technical knowledge about multi domain IT architectures coupled with business acumens, which in turn helps him to be recognized as a trusted advisor among his peers and customers.
Baud Telecom Company, widely known as “BTC Networks” is a recognized leader in providing technology solutions within Saudi Arabia’s market and Middle East. BTC Networks headquartered in Jeddah since its establishment in 1976 and expanded across the region with branches in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.
With its leadership in providing innovative solutions BTC Networks is delivering communication and information technologies, smart solutions, telecom infrastructure & system integration services, participating & contribution in the digital transformation strategy of Saudi Arabia 2030 vision. A combination of activities involving residential, enterprise, corporate, government, finance, defense & public security customers has been addressed across different offices across Saudi Arabia with highly talented team.
BTC has adopted the transition from voice applications into the futuristic world of Converged Communications, IP Solutions, Collaboration, Networking, Data Centers, Managed Services, Safe Cities, Cyber Security Solutions, Smart Buildings, VAS, Audiovisual and e-Business Solutions, Customer Experience
The company is constantly evolving and is now positioned as trusted System Integrator in the Kingdom as well as to the region. BTC has always been abreast of latest technology innovations. Its sales, engineers and technicians are continually trained and maintain professional certifications from industry leaders.
Today, BTC is considered among its customers and partners as one of the leading telecom’s system integrator and services provider for its commitment, planning, resources, meeting deadlines and skilled personals.
Emircom is a leading systems integrator to many heavyweights in the ICT segment, most notably Cisco, contributing to a major portion of Cisco’s business in Saudi Arabia & Saudi Arabia. With a slew of successful infrastructural projects under its belt, Emircom today is well on its way to taking its place at the high table as the leading IT partner in nation building.
Founded in 1982 by Sheikh Mohammed Mansour Al-Rumaih(Mideast Data Systems), the company started its activity by hiring highly qualified staff with thorough experience in the relevant and specialist fields of Computers, Data Communications and Electro-Mechanical installations and support Systems.
Today, MDS CS is a well-known and highly reputable organization with a team of over 75 Engineers and Technicians and a total staff of 450, with a large base of satisfied customers including significant number of large turnkey projects.
MDS CS brings in a highly professional approach to meet each of its customers’ unique business requirements. Its commitment in terms of financial investment and customer support is aimed at a long-term relationship with its customers.
MIS is a systems integrator and the first publicly listed Saudi company in ICT field. MIS is an innovative association of multi-disciplined experts spanning the local and regional market since 1979. Our collective aim is to provide workable, tailored solutions to keep our clients ahead of their business competition, and to provide them with state-of-the-art technologies. One of the MIS’s strategies since 2021 and beyond is to transform from a tier one "System Integrator" to become a “Digital Experience Enabler” for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Logicom is a leading regional Distributor of Technology Solutions and Services and Cloud Solution Provider covering EMEA.
Applying the highest standards of professionalism, Logicom is an indispensable link in the technology supply chain facilitating mutually beneficial relationships with channel partners.
Ingram Micro Company, a leading global technology distributor and supply chain services with an extensive array of resources to drive market and customer growth, while bringing unique insights that enable businesses to Realize the Promise of Technology™. Ingram Micro is the authorized distributor for most of the leading IT hardware, software and communications manufacturers in the world.
Accedian is the leader in performance analytics and end user experience solutions, dedicated to providing our customers with the ability to assure their digital infrastructure.
Accedianis an official member of the Cisco DevOps SolutionsPlus Program. Therefore,CSPs worldwide can approach Cisco and approved Cisco partners to purchase Accedian Skylight as a validated solution and addition to Cisco Crosswork.
Part of Zucchetti Group and Cisco Preferred Solution Partner, Imagicle is a leading company in the UC apps market since 2010, developing Cloud or Cloud-connected applications and services to help companies streamline communications, with more than 300 Partners and Service Providers and thousands of customers in more than 150 countries.
IPERA is a software company with the focus in digitising physical spaces. It offers a cloud-based software platform that provides guest wi-fi analytics, visitor engagement and indoor location services, transforming your Wi-Fi & IoT infrastructure. Some use case applications include guest wi-fi management, tiered bandwidth, wi-fi marketing automation, occupancy sensing & monitoring, space utilisation, employee attendance, visitor presence, indoor mobile wayfinding, indoor asset tracking and enterprise IoT services.
Honeywell Building Technologies(HBT) is transforming the way every building operates to help improve the quality of life. We are a leading building controls company with operations in more than 75 countries supported by a global channel partner network. Commercial building owners and operators use our hardware, software and analyticsto help create safe, efficient and productive facilities. Our solutions and services are used in more than 10 million buildings worldwide.
Kurmi Software provides solutions to simplify the administration of all leading UC+CC platforms. Our customers see immediate impacts on provisioning time and other KPIs with reductions in operational costs up to 80%. With offices in Europe, North America, and the Middle East, Kurmi serves Global 2000 companies and Tier1 service providers.
PenguinINis a leading indoor positioning and IoT use cases provider, headquartered in Irvine, California, with a regional office in Dubai. The company creates digital parallel for physical spaces to optimize day-to-day processes and create unique experiences for visitors and operators. PenguinIN leverages all available radio and sensor information to provide state-of-the-art indoor positioning information to build ROI-driven use cases, with solutions that have already been proven successful in some of the world’s most challenging environments within different verticals.
We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies to realize the full efficiency and sustainability opportunities for your business. We provide end-point to cloud integration connecting products, controls, software and services. We enable lifecycle solutions from design and build to operate and maintain phases through a digital twin.
Trident Technology Services helps customers address their most critical business challenges by delivering comprehensive Information and Communication Technology, AV, security, electrical and industrial solutions. Trident Technology Services is a world-class Representative firm providing sales, marketing, channel and technical services for international technology manufacturers across the Middle East & Africa.
The integration platform that connects the physical & the digital, then automates it.
PlaceOS connects every device, sensor, database, building system, and corporate software into one platform. Previously disparate systems now function as a single ecosystem where every integration can provide data, trigger actions, and automate workflows for each other, improving efficiency and experience.
Cohesity radically simplifies data management. We make it easy to protect, manage, and derive value from data – across the data center, edge and cloud. We offer a full suite of services consolidated on one multicloud data platform: backup and recovery, disaster recovery, file and object services, dev/test, data compliance, security and analytics.
At Cloudera, we deliver the world’s most powerful and flexible Hybrid Data Platform for any data, any analytics, running on any cloud, from the Edge to AI. With Flexibility to run analytics on any cloud, performance and scale to optimize TCO and security that’s consistent across clouds for simpler compliance.
EVERYANGLE help enterprise organisations understand their visual world, rapidly and cost effectively at-scale, through the use of computer vision. Our platform delivers productised computer vision solutions to help Protect People, Reduce Loss, and Optimise Operations.
VQ Conference Manager unlocks the full power of Cisco Meeting Server, enabling you to deliver secure, high-quality unified communications services that align with today’s hybrid working environments and users’ expectations.
VQ Conference Manager is used by customers globally to deploy, operate, and analyze their conferencing services on Cisco Meeting Server.