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June 29 & 30, 2022

Open Banking and Digital Transformation - The Road Ahead

Virtual Conference


1 000+




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Apidays Dubai & Middle East 2022 brings together local and international experts to share how Open Banking and API led Digital Transformation are transforming businesses across industries while heralding a new era of economic prosperity.

Apidays is the leading industry tech and business series of conferences in APIs and the programmable economy.

75,000+ attendees

CIOs, CTO, CDOs, SVPs, VPs, Heads of Innovation, Heads of API, API Architects, Developers, Software Engineers, Infrastructure & Cloud Managers, IT Managers, Product Managers, Consultants & Analysts

3,000+ speakers

Learn from the best about Business Models, Design & Documentation, Lifecycle Management, Security & Identity Management, Testing & Monitoring, Banking APIs and Open Banking, Developer Marketing, Digital Transformation, GraphQL, Microservice Architecture, Mobile & IoT APIs

A global community

NORTH AMERICA / EMEA / APAC Amsterdam | Barcelona | Berlin | Helsinki | India |Jakarta | London | Melbourne | New York | aris | San Francisco | Singapore | Sydney | Zurich

60+ events

Since 2012, 60+ apidays conferences have been organised in 14 countries to cover Banking & Financial Services | Consulting | Energy | Healthcare & Life Science | IT & Technology | Manufacturing & Automotive | Media | Non-profit & Education | Public Sector | Retail | Transport & Hospitality

MENAP region businesses are undergoing a huge transformation – both market-driven and regulatory-driven – led primarily by the Banking and Financial services sector. New service models are evolving, bringing millions of enterprises of all sizes, and their customers, into the digital economy – across Financial Services, eCommerce, Retail, Telecommunications, Airlines, and Healthcare.


Sanjeev Kumar

Founder & CEO of WhiteSight

Mohamed Roushdy

Senior Consultant - Digital Transformation and Fintech Senior at International Finance Corporation

Frederik Bisbjerg

Chief Transformation Officer at AXA – Global Healthcare

Faysal Ghauri

Founder & CEO at Halal Payments Network Inc.

Helen Child

Founder of Open Banking Excellence (OBE)

Maurizio Garzelli

Chief Technology Advisor at APIIDA

Abe Karar

Chief Product & Innovation Officer at FinTech Galaxy

Jubran Alshahrani

Co-founder of Mod5r

Dr. Burak Uluocak

CTO at Mikro Group

Ann Cederhall

Travel Technology Specialist at ExploreTech

Serena Sebastiani

Director - Financial Services Advisory at PWC

Jason Cumberland

Chief Product Officer at Hypercurrent

Ahmad Altarawneh

Senior Transformation Consultant at Dubai Police

Faisal Banaeamah

Senior Solutions Architect at Alexa International

Chaitanya Kothawade

Integration Architect at Tabadul

Erkan Derviş

IT Director - Digital Channels at Fibabanka

Yusuf Khan

IAM - Security Tech Leader, Middle East Region at IBM

Franklin Antony

Solutions Architect at Smart Dubai

Aslam Mohammed

Managing Director at Netcon Global Technologies

Chris Michael

Co-founder and CEO of Ozone API

Vikram Vasudevan

Founder of Ekahaa Solutions

Nauman Ali

Product Manager at Stoplight

Mahmoud Yassin

Lead Data Architect at ABN AMRO

Ian Douglas

Senior Developer Advocate at Postman

Craig Hughes

Vice President of Architecture at Emirates NBD

Rina Sarkar

Product Development Lead at IQVIA

Tejus Venkatesh

Associate Director - Developer Relations at GupShup

William Ebenezer


Dmitrii Barbasura

Chief Operating Officer at FIntech Galaxy

Cédrick Lunven

Director of Developer Advocacy at DataStax

Oluseye Farodoye

Head of Telco Industry Strategy and Platforms at Google Cloud

Harish Kumar

Professional Cloud Architect at Google Cloud

Saravanakumar Rajagopal

Solutions Architect at Google Cloud

Dr. Matthias Biehl

Digital Evangelist, API & Ecosystem Strategist at Software AG

Mohammed Al Alami

Corporate Business Development Lead at Tap Payments

Hadis Nazari

CEO & Co-Founder of HAAMI Digital Consultancy

MohammadReza Mahmoodi

Chairman & Founder of HAAMI Digital Consultancy

Huw Davies

Co-founder and CEO at Ozone API

George Njuguna

Director of IT at Safaricom

Moayad Ratrout

Digital Transformation Specialist at Dubai Municipality

May Brooks-Kempler

CISO & chairwoman at Helena

Kevin Guest

Financial Services Commercial Advisor at Accenture

John Gren

Product Owner at Gravitee

Patrick Brosse

Head of API and Data Model Governance at Amadeus

Amarjit Basra

Data Architect at DataStax

Pavan Keshavamurthy

Founder of OpenDevX

Vandana Verma

Chair of the Board of Directors at OWASP Foundation

Shylaja Sundararajan

Principal Product Manager at Harness

Dr. Baljeet Malhotra

Founder & CEO of TeejLab Inc.

Sonal Rattan

Co-founder & CTO at eXate

Alina Beleuta

Growth Officer at Salt Edge

Frederick Purcell

Lead Solutions Architect at eXate

Nico Balestra

Director, Global Pre-sales Solution Engineers at Gravitee.io

Sudhindra Balaji

Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo

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Apidays Dubai And Middle East 2022

Open Banking and Digital Transformation - The Road Ahead

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1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Sustainability | Workshops

3:30 PM

Networking / Expo

3:50 PM to 5:30 PM

Digital Transformation | Workshops

8:00 - 9:00

API Strategy

9:00 - 10:00

API Execution

10:00 - 11:00

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Unlock API and event-based data silos with one, unified API Management and Security platform that works on top of multiple protocols. Gravitee offers solutions to help you design, manage, secure, monitor, and productize APIs 4x faster and at a ¼ of the cost of legacy or home grown solutions.

At APIIDA we build the leader in API 3.0 Management. Our products and services put APIs front and center and help our customers get the most out of their API programs.

Postman is an API platform, simplifying each step of the API lifecycle and collaboration. Postman delivers high productivity for you, and 20 Million other users, to create better APIs faster. Our Public API Network is the largest API hub in the world.

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