Opening Keynote: Jassim Alseddiqi on Digital Transformation


April 11, 2019 9:25 am - 9:45 am

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Jassim Alseddiqi – Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG)

In the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the companies in the region have jumped on the digital bandwagon. Jassim Alseddiqi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG), will talk about Digital Transformation and its relevance to the GCC’s financial sector. He will provide insights on the next steps for the region to become a Fintech Hub.

Since the establishment of ADFG in 2011, Alseddiqi has transformed the Group into one of the leading and fastest growing investment companies in the MENA region. Alseddiqi is known for his dynamic and innovative approach.

Alseddiqi is also the Chairman of Shuaa Capital, GFH Financial Group, Eshraq Investments, Khaleeji Commercial Bank and The Entertainer. He also serves on the boards of the following companies: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Abu Dhabi Capital Group, ADNOC Distribution and Dana Gas. Alseddiqi holds a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MSc. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.