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Ahmad Kawakbi

Ahmad Kawakbi

Director of Digital Strategy, ROSHN Real Estate Company

Ahmad has over 25 years’ experience in digital service, smart city solution, digital innovation, and transformation. Ahmad’s recent work has been focused on consulting clients and helping them in their digital journeys using innovation and smart services. He has gained throughout his career a diverse exposure in designing, implementing, and managing ICT/IT smart services for both private and public sector using a wide spectrum of technologies with a large selection of product and service portfolios.

In 2013-16 Ahmad was leading the ICT Stakeholder team for the World Cup Qatar™ “Qatar 2022” at the Supreme Committee for developing the ICT digital strategy and innovations to be used during the World Cup while producing the Technology System Design Guide and Digital Platform requirements for all the stadiums and precincts. This included the design assurance and procurement documentation. Earlier, Ahmad was heading the ICT “smart city” team, presenting the client “Musherib” Heart of Doha (With Turner) for more than 100 buildings. Some of his main accomplishments were developing city-wide Smart-Community/District specifications and Digital Platform requirements for the consultants and contractors.

Currently Ahmad is working as the; Director Digital Transformation ROSHN – KSA his duties is to Develop, implement, manage and review the ROSHN’s digital strategy in line with organizational values, business objectives and priorities. Implement digital innovation and best practice, ensuring the use of technologies for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Ahmad is leading the organization in maximizing the opportunities of digital working cultures by shaping the skills, processes, people and tools we use to deliver the business objectives. Create and imbed a prioritization approach to develop a roadmap for innovation with the relevant processes, tools and metrics to support business objectives and new growth opportunities.

Ahmad is leading a team that project manages and delivers digital solutions using a range of techniques to responsively and effectively pilot and where applicable, successfully implement the digital initiatives.

Problem solves with the needs of the end customer in consideration at all times, ensuring solutions deliver and enhance their experience.