Smartcon Dubai: Leadership for Data Driven Economy, November 23-24

Big data, and its wide range of innovative business applications will be discussed in smartcon 2015 in Dubai, 23th & 24th Nov at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, led by world-renowned experts including Alex Pentland, Amr Awadallah, and Dr. Michael Wu.

After the very successful conference in Istanbul, smartcon series continue with Dubai event with the tag line “Leadership for Data Driven Economy”. Leaders of the Technology and Business meet on 23-24 November 2015 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

Big data, advanced analytics, Internet of Things,their wide range of innovative business applications and the role of governments at this ecosystem will be discussed in smartcon 2015 Dubai, led by world-renowned experts including Dr. Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Amr Awadallah, Dr. Michael Wu, Ayesha Khanna, Joe Weinman and many more.

International thought leaders, practical case studies and business applications, expert opinions and best cases around

  • Data driven smart decision making & leadership
  • Big data & Internet of Things
  • Role of Government to develop data driven ecosystems
  • Advanced analytics applications
  • Digital & Mobile transformations
  • Opportunities in public sector

will inspire and equip the attendees with ideas to define smarter strategies for their businesses.

Dr. Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Co-creator at MIT Media Lab and Co-leader for Big Data Initiative at World Economic Forum, is an expert in data science will keynote smartcon 2015 Dubai discussing latest trends in big data, technology and IoT.

Amr Awadallah, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Cloudera will be setting the scene for in-depth discussions leading us through his learnings as CTO at Cloudera.

Dr. Michael Wu, the Most Influential Leader of the Year by CRM Magazine and the Chief Scientist of Lithium Technologies will share tips about the relativity & the big data art behind the customer experience in the digital world.

smartcon 2015 Istanbul– “Big Data Big Ideas” which took place on 26-27 of May 2015 with 650+ attendees from 200+ companies, 26 speakers, 30 panelists, 23 sponsors, was a huge success as being the most comprehensive big data conference first time held in the region.

The full conference program, with speakers’ topics, is available on website or by contacting the organizers on