Dr Dani Abu Ghaida
Dr Dani Abu Ghaida, Global Head of IT & Digital / Advisor to Chairman, Dar Group
Dr. Dani Abu Ghaida oversees the IT and Digital functions across Dar Group. A member of the corporate leadership team, Dani is leading the IT and digital organisations through their largest transformation to date, including an accelerated establishment of a Digital Lab in the US. Based in Dubai, Dani is responsible for global relations continuity with the IT and Digital ecosystem players across the US, EMEA, and Asia. Previously, as Head of the Group PMO at MTN Group, Dani delivered a comprehensive set of strategic portfolio projects spanning 22 countries across EMEA. He served as CIO of two MTN OPCOs and has worked as Group CTO for a large regional media group. Dani has also led the Telecom Center of Excellence for Ernst and Young in the MENA region.
Dani holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Grenoble Ecole de Management in France; an MS and BS in Computer Science from the Lebanese American University. He has attended several executive programs at MIT, Stanford and Oxford.