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AIS Student Chapters Speaker Series


March 13, 2023 at 10:00 am EDT / 5:00 pm UTC (Find your local time - Time Zone Converter)

About the Speaker

Emad Shafik, Senior Executive Partner at Gartner

Emad is a senior executive and advisor in the strategy and transformation field with extensive cross-industry experience innovating and optimizing businesses in various stages of growth. In his present role at Gartner, he acts as a strategic advisor partnering with CIOs, C-level Leaders, and their leadership teams in public and private sector organizations. Guiding them on executing their business and digital strategies that are underpinned by technology. Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Their expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization's mission-critical priorities. 

Prior to joining Gartner, Emad held several leadership roles in technology, spanning Enterprise Architecture, Strategy, Technology Infrastructure, Business Intelligence, IT Delivery and Transformation and Quality Assurance. He was also responsible for establishing and running the Enterprise Architecture and Strategy functions in two blue-chip Telecom operators in the middle east.

Prior to the Telecoms industry, Emad worked in banking and investment banking where he was responsible for delivering solutions to banks in London and New York. He also spent some time developing solutions for large Insurance brokers in London.

Additional Training & Qualifications:     
Masters Degree, Computer Science
Masters Degree, Business Law
Doctoral Candidate, AI Ethics and Governance

Connect with Emad Shafik on LinkedIn

Past AIS Student Chapters Speaker Series Events

  • January 27, 2023: Trends & Careers in Cybersecurity
  • October 12, 2022Innovation in Business with AWS Cloud
    • The recording of this event is available to members only. You can access the video by clicking on this link.