Arun Tewary

Strategic Advisor & Director, Finesse

Arun Tewary, an acclaimed IT veteran is a Strategic advisor & Director at Finesse. Arun Tewary’s association with Middle East has been for over 25 years and known in the IT industry as one of the leading CIOs. Arun has 4 decades of international professional experience in Information Technology and business transformation through automation and process reorganization across numerous industry verticals in various capacities. He has successfully transformed organizations through digital acceleration and agile processes. He has worked across Manufacturing sector, Retail, Trading, Real Estate, Food & Beverages, Aviation (aviation catering), and Information Technology. He worked mostly on Tier-1 ERPs – SAP, Oracle and JD Edwards in large organizations, including the largest SAP implementation in Gulf region.

Arun has demonstrated success in strategy planning and execution and advisory/consulting service with stellar record of serving as Board Member for multiple groups as well as councils. Proven background in establishing new business lines, facing digital transformation challenges, implementing new IT operating models, and deploying technology plans. Adept at developing global digital business platforms, ensuring organizational transformation, executing intelligent hybrid models, and deploying JD Edwards E1, SAP, as well as other ERP systems. Empowering business leader with demonstrated success. Managing teams of professionals internationally while ensuring professional growth. Instrumental in maintaining cordial relationships with key stakeholders to ensure continuous growth and success. Articulate communicator with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. He has worked with Tata Steel, India, Essar Steel India, Al Futtaim Group, UAE, Emaar Properties, UAE and Emirates Flight Catering, UAE. Arun is an active member of CIO Majlis, UAE. He is a challenger and at the same time a leader in collaborative working.

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Panel Discussion: Individual Cyber Security: Empowering to Resist Spear Phishing to Prevent Identity Theft and Ransomware Attacks

Moderator: Alessandro Bassano, Principal Cyber Security Researcher, Technology Innovation Institute 

Robert John Lourenco, Senior Sales Engineer, Cybereason

Amit Bhatia, Head of Information Security-Middle East, Asia & Continental Europe, Maximus Gulf

Hafiz Sheikh Adnan Ahmed, Chief Information Security & Data Privacy Advisor, Premier Real Estate Group

Shahab Uddin, Group IT Infrastructure & Security Manager, Ittihad International Investment LLC

Arun Tewary, Strategic Advisor & Director, FINESSE