Confirmed Speakers

Roger Cressey
Senior Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton

Suleyman Anil
Head of Cyber Defence/ESCD 
Eugene Kaspersky
Founder and CEO
Kaspersky Labs

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Selection Committee

The selection committee’s mission is to screen the event program, attendees, speakers and potential sponsors to ensure a high quality summit. The following personnel constitute the committee:

Philip Victor
Director Centre for Policy &
International Cooperation

Badar Ali Al-Salehi
Nicholas Watson
Managing Director




Steering Committee

The event steering committee is responsible for deciding the vision and mission for the summit. Members of the committee include:

Mohd Noor Amin
Chairman, Management Board
Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi
Chief Executive Officer
ITA Oman

Who Is Attending?

The Cyber Defence Summit is the only regional platform of its kind in the Middle East. It brings together decision makers from all parts of the region to discuss the need for fool-proof cyber security for its Critical National Infrastructure.

The proactivity and dynamic vision of Oman has resulted in the summit being held within the city of Muscat. The regional demographics for the attendees are:


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