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MENA Open Finance Innovation Forum
16 March 2022
Digital Event | 14:00 - 16:00 (GST)

Mohamed Roushdy
Fintech and Digital Transformation Advisor at Fintech Bazaar


Multi-faceted information technology professional with more than 20 years of extensive experiences in different industries and business segments, financial services (conventional, Islamic), conglomerate, real estate, consulting/advisory services and software services, attaining 15 years’ experience as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and CXO advisor in leading organisations in GCC. Demonstrated success leading and fostering teams in completing major business and digital transformation programs conforming to unique and challenging goals and timelines while keeping Customer Experience CX and Innovations as a key pillar. Solid background and knowledge in Technology, different business industries, Financial services as well as strategic management. Charted success constructing the IT organization and systems of four Islamic financial services Banking start-ups in MENA as well the first conversion ever for conventional to Islamic Bank. Nominated as one of the top 50 CIO’s in Middle East at the IDC CIO Summit 2021, top 50 Digital leaders in Middle East CXO50 by CXO insights Middle east in 2020, top 50 CIO’s in the Middle East by CNME magazine in 2012, and as Manchester Business School Distinguished Ambassador of the Middle East Centre where obtained MBA degree focusing on strategy management. Distinguished speaker at major regional and international conferences about Fintech, Proptech and disruptive technologies Blockchain, AI, IOT and Big Data, as well one of the main Fintech and Digital Banking contributors in the Middle East through TV and business portals interviews, and member of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) Fintech Working Group (FWG). Proven technology leader equipped with advanced communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in both English and Arabic. Technically proficient in multiple back office solutions, core banking, ERP, digital platforms and digital solutions spanning across different industries

Agenda Sessions

  • Open Data, AI strategy and the future