Jayesh MaganlalChief Information Officer at DAMAC Properties
Jayesh is the Chief Information Officer for DAMAC Properties. He has 21+ years of demonstrated experience in spearheading and maintaining Information Technology in global multinationals and regional industries in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. DAMAC is a privately owned organization with annual revenue of USD 1.5 billion+.
A result-oriented and multilingual CIO Officer with extensive experience in designing and implementing solutions to drive efficiency and scale at any business enterprise level. With skillsets in IT Strategy & Leadership, Digital & Data Transformation, PropTech, Enterprise Architecture, Operations Management, Technology & Governance Risk Management, IT Security & Compliance and Team Leadership, Jayesh is an outstanding communicator, an exceptional leader, and an even better strategist. A recipient of Catalyst Award 2020 of Global CIO Forum, CIO Catalyst 2019 Award, CIO 100 MENA 2020, CXO50 2020, Business Continuity Champions Award 2020, and Transformational Leader 2020 & 2021, the list of accolades go on and on.
Jayesh's other past senior roles include leading similar function in a large conglomerate and a government-owned budget airline in Dubai. Jayesh was instrumental in optimizing business processes by translating complex operational concepts into tangible action plans and believes that only client-centricity can achieve business productivity and profitability. His breadth of experience in solving many different business challenges across all technology areas in diversified industries stand as proof of his ability to grasp the complexity and his drive for simplicity. Armed with a win-win mindset, Jayesh is naturally proficient in building profitable long-term relationships and helping companies grow. He indeed served as a digital evangelist and championed the use of data and technology practices to engender a digital mindset from the top down
His other achievements and honor also include serving as an esteemed speaker at the Digital Workplace Tech Summit 2021, a Panel Speaker - The Remote Workforce Summit 2021 by Khaleej Times and at the AWS Partner Summit, Dubai.
Jayesh holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.