events/KMT
Speakers

Hassan Alhajji

Cofounder & Director, Automation & Digital Transformation, Khobar, KSA

Mohammed Hajjar

Group Vice President, AlNafees Holding Group, KSA

Mohammed is a seasoned business executive with 25 year experience in investment, business transformation and business expansion. He started his career with Accenture, in the United States & Canada, where he helped large companies and government departments improve efficiencies and expand. Later Mohammed has assumed leading roles with consulting companies and major businesses in Saudi Arabia.
 
During his career, Mohammed has lead major real estate investment deals which are today landmark projects in the region. He combines an in-depth understanding of the market dynamics, investor appetite and consumer needs.
 
Mohammed has dual citizenships (Canadian & Lebanese) and speaks 4 languages (English, French, Italian and Arabic). He has numerous appearances on major TV networks speaking about current business events and future trends.

Prof. Marco Taisch

Professor of Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing and Operations Management, Politecnico di Milano, Italy and Scientific Chairman, World Manufacturing Forum

Ahmed Elgazzar

VP Operations, Alsad Beverage, KSA

Ahmed Elgazzar is VP Operations in ALSAD Beverages one of the biggest bottled water manufacturer and a state of art plant in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Before this Ahmed was the Plant Manager and WCM champion in Takween Advanced Industries. He is also a freelance trainer for lean Six Sigma, World Class Manufacturing and ISO QMS, FSMS Auditing.
Ahmed managed the establishment and start up of one of the biggest stretch film plants in the world in Saudi Arabia and the first inhouse plant in the middle east for UNILEVER Egypt with SERIOPLAST ITALY.
 
Ahmed is a mechanical engineer with MBA in operation management from ESLSCA Business school in Paris in addition to many diversified credentials in different subjects of operation excellence from accredited certification bodies.

Dr. Faisal Al Nasser

Group IT Manager, Takween Advanced Industries, KSA

Dr. Faisal Ahmed Al-Nasser has Double Majors in Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), BSc in Systems Engineering with Automation & Control plus BSc in Computer Engineering, both finished in 2003. Then, a MSc & PhD in Systems Engineering completed in KFUPM in 2007 and 2012, respectively.  He worked in several companies, HADEED (Saudi Iron & Steel Company, A SABIC Affiliate ), SOLB STEEL COMPANY as IT Manager and currently working with Takween Advanced Industries as Group IT Manager. He has several publications in conferences, books, cases studies and journals.
 
Charismatic & persuasive Professional with over 15 years’ experience in IT Provisioning, ERP implementation, Digital Transformation, Business Merging & Acquisition, Change Management, Automation & Control, Operational and Technical Services/support. Demonstrated ability to deliver IT and Network Infrastructure, system engineering and process improvement. Well-organized, quality-minded and skilled in leading development of innovative solutions.

Abdulrahman Al Saty

Planning Head, Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries (SPI), KSA

Abdulrahman AlSaty, currently working as a Planning Manager in one of Saudi Arabia’s leading pharmaceutical companies (Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries). Aiding the company to achieve its goals through proper strategic planning.
 
Prior to graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from KSU, he was a member in KSU’s team representing KSA and helped building the car that participated in Shell’s Eco Marathon (ASIA) held in Manila and won ninth place. With a graduation project in Robotics, work in multiple robotic oriented projects, and participation in "Forum and Exhibition of University Invents" under the patronage by HRH Crown Prince Muqrin Bin Abdulaziz.
 

 

With a passion for technology, innovation and aspiring to learn and grow, He’s currently perusing a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems.

Ahmad Qasem

Director Of Manufacturing, Food & Entertainment Co.