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Technology & IT | Tuesday 1 February, 2022 7:02 pm |

LEAP Conference kicks off with 350 speakers from 40 countries participating

The international technological conference “LEAP” kicked off in Riyadh, under the theme “One Eye on the Stars”, with a participation of more than 350 speakers representing 40 countries form around the world.

Saudi Arabia is hosting LEAP Conference, which will continue until next Thursday.

LEAP Tech Conference is the largest Tech conference and exhibition concerned with the future of technologies and their role in the prosperity of humanity and finding innovative solutions to the most important challenges it faces.

LEAP Conference kicked off with two morning panel sessions, which focused on topics such as developing a sustainable digital future, IOT. The Conference will continue its activities Tuesday with a main panel session in the afternoon.

The first panel session focused on the theme "Imagine the Possibilities of a Sustainable Digital Future"; and attended by Borje Ekholm, President and CEO of Ericsson Group.

The second panel session discussed the topic “The Internet for All”, moderated by Lord Stephen Carter CBE, Former Minister of Communications UK and Group CEO Informa PLC, and attended by the CEO and Hrish Lotlikar, CEO and Founder of Superworld, and Guy Diedrich, SVP and Global Innovation Director at CISCO, in addition to Ricky Corker, Chief Customer Experience Officer (CCXO), Nokia, Alaa A. Malki Chief Technology Officer at Mobily, and Ahmed Al-Faifi, SVP of Middle East North, SAP.

It is expected that the conference, across 6 stages, with the participation of more than 350 international and local speakers, will address the future of technology through more than 380 orbital talks, foresight its variables and work to proactively tackle them through technology, thus creating a more prosperous reality that enhances the lives of societies, and befits ambitions.

The conference link has witnessed a registration of more than 100,000 interested people from inside and outside the Kingdom, since its announcement, at a time when the conference allocated $1 million as prizes for Rocket Fuel Startup Pitch competition. It is expected that more than 700 international and technology startups, and more than 200 investors including major investors in venture capital participate in conference.


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