Future Innovation Summit

10-11 oct 2023 | dubai

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Ronald Thomas

Global HR Excutive, Former CHRO & CEO, EX-IBM, EX-XEROX

About the Speaker:

Ron Thomas is the managing director of Strategy Focused Group DWC LLC, based in Dubai. He is also a senior faculty member and representative of HCI, covering the MENA/Asia Pacific region. Ron is the former CEO of Great Place to Work-Gulf and CHRO of Al Raha.

Group, based in Riyadh. He holds certifications from HCI as Global Human Capital Strategist (GHCS), Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS), and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP).

Ron was cited by CIPD as one of the top five HR thinkers in the Middle East. He received the Outstanding Leadership Award for Global HR Excellence at the World Human Resources Development Congress in Mumbai and was named as one of the 50 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia. Ron’s prior roles include senior HR roles with Xerox HR services, IBM, and Martha Stewart Living.

Ron’s board memberships include the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, McKinsey Quarterly Executive Online Panel, and HCI’s Expert.
Advisory Council on Talent Management Strategy. Ron’s work has been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Inc. Magazine, Workforce Management, and numerous international HR magazines covering Africa, India, and the Middle East.

Other Speakers in this Summit:

Adnan Al Noorani

Founder of Future Innovation Summit & Chairman of the Board at LEO Investments & D1 Technologies

Dr. Tatiana Khoury

Head the Breast Unit at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital in Dubai.

Prof. Marwan Ghosn, MD, MHHM

Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University in Beirut- Lebanon; Consultant Hematology Medical Oncology

Ronald Thomas

Global HR Excutive, Former CHRO & CEO, EX-IBM, EX-XEROX

Prof. Dr. Maurits Van Rooijen

Chairman OF GISMA’S Board Of: Governors Leadership

Susana Correia

Regional Leader at LInkedIn MENA| Coach & Mentor | Managing high performing teams | Speaker | DE&I Ambassador


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