ISSUE # 302
CNME March 2017
Financial tech acumen drives UAE Exchange CIO Surendra Shetty
Following the UAE government’s announcement that it would change laws to provide residence visas for top IT talent, how will the country’s technology industry be affected? James Dartnell asks regional and national heads of some of the world’s biggest tech firms if they think this could be a turning point for innovation in the nation, and other opportunities it spells for the country.
0 4196Last month, GE launched its first global Digital Smelter Centre of Excellence in Dubai, as well as signing a 10-year agreement with Aluminium of Greece to implement the world’s first digital smelter solution.
0 1646Following its announcement to invest AED 500 million in digital transformation over the next three years, Emirates NBD has recently launched the UAE’s first millennial-focused digital banking application, Liv.. Ali Sajwani, the bank’s Group CIO, explains what makes Liv. stand out from the crowd.
0 2976Glesni Holland caught up with Karim Talhouk, business solutions leads, Microsoft Gulf, at the UAE launch of Dynamics 365, to get a deeper insight into how the service aims to encourage businesses in the region to capitalise on digital transformation opportunities.
0 6907Throughout his career, 'startup specialist' Surendra Shetty has had a knack for building technology from the ground up. The UAE Exchange CIO cut his teeth at a range of financial organisations across India, and is now relishing the challenge of sitting in the company’s IT hotseat.