OCT 06 - 09, 2019

GITEX Future Stars 2018 Video Highlights



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Believe the hype - it's real.

This is where the world’s most imaginative ideas are seen live in action, where technologies like blockchain and AI go beyond being buzzwords to become business realities, and where industries evolve in real-time. This is where the hype gets real.

Believe it, live it at GITEX Future Stars 2018.


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Speakers 2018

  • Brian McBride

    Brian McBride

    Chairman, ASOS - UK
    Built the most successful millennial focused fashion brand using a digital platform
  • Anton Krasnenkov

    Anton Krasnenkov

    Senior Director, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, VISA - Russia
  • Joe Federer

    Joe Federer

    Brand Strategy, Reddit - USA
    Former Energy BBDO & Ketchum PR social lead, where his campaigns performed among the top 95th percentile in Facebook advertising studies
  • Deemah Alyahya

    Deemah Alyahya

    Advisor & Chief , Misk Innovation - Saudi Arabia
    With a commitment to support Saudi females, Deemah has established the ‘Women Spark Initiative’
  • David Gowdey

    David Gowdey

    Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures - Singapore
    Senior advisor to TPG Asia and a member of the board at Propertyguru, Asia's leading real estate property portal
  • Bianca Lopes

    Bianca Lopes

    Serial Entrepreneur
    Named among the top 100 Identity Influencer by OWI, alongside Edward Snowden and Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Matteo Rizzi

    Matteo Rizzi

    Founder, Fintech Stage - Portugal
    One of the 40 most influential FinTech executives in Europe by Financial News
  • Rami Sarieddine

    Rami Sarieddine

    Partner Technical Evangelist, Microsoft - UAE
    An author with two titles on application development topics


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  • Startup space technology firms around the world are being encouraged to take part in an innovation challenge being organised by the UAE's space centre. Participants will be required to present technol ...
  • GOOGLE TALKS: So what’s happening? Driving digital strategy is key to unlocking untapped market potential. Google will be hosting a series of talks aimed at entrepreneurs and app developers at GITEX F ...
  • To get you started, we have rounded up key global incubators and accelerators taking part in GITEX Future Stars, who can help you get your ideas off the ground faster and higher. HERE’S A SNEAK-PEAK S ...
  • Saudi Telecom Company (STC) aims to address this need by leading the development and consolidation of the digital innovation ecosystem in KSA by leveraging its extensive investments in enablement plat ...
  • SBWC, one of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment’s three entities, will be participating for the third year in a row in GITEX Future Stars, one of the fastest growing startup events in MENA and South ...
  • Running parallel to Hemisphere 141 at the Dubai World Trade Centre is Digi Lab, where the Legendary Electronic music producer, A GUY CALLED GERALD (UK) will be hosting workshops. In partnership with M ...
  • It is currently used in more than 150 countries by more than 90,000 blind and visually impaired people who are being assisted by more than 1.5 million volunteers in over 180 different languages. It is ...


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  • "Thanks to GITEX Future Stars...we have managed to secure an order of over 200 3D printers and robotic sets, which made our production team as busy as never before."
    Karol Gornowicz
    CEO Skriware


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