Mr. Mohamed Roushdy

Chief Information Officer
Financial Services


Chief Digital Officer | | FinTech & Digital Transformation Advisor
With more than 25 years of experience in Technology of which more than 12 years as a CIO/COO in
Financial Services industry (Conventional and Islamic). Mohamed Roushdy had been working for major
financial services, conglomerate, Management Consulting (PWC, Booz & Co), Real-estate asset
management and software services companies in the region. He had the distinction of being an executive
team member on establishing four Islamic Finance startups in MENA as well he led the IT team on the
first ever transformation of conventional to Islamic Bank back in 2001.
Mohamed has a strong expertise in Digital strategy, Governance, Applications Services, Networking,
Information security and Infrastructure management / Cloud computing models. Mohamed had been
focusing on recent years on technology disruptions in financial services such as Blockchain, Big Data,
artificial intelligence/ Machine learning and IOT and he had many keynote speeches in these disruptive
Technologies , Fintech , as well consider as one of the main Fintech and Digital Banking contributors in the
Middle East in different channels including TV and news portal interviews about recent market
Mohamed hold MBA from Manchester Business School (MBS) and received the award of Distinguished
Ambassador of Manchester Business School – Middle East, as well studied Blockchain strategy at Saïd
Business School – University of Oxford.
Mohamed has been rated amongst the top 50 Digital leaders (CXO50) in Middle East by CXO Insights
Middle East Magazine in 2020 and had been considers on the best 50 CIOs in the Middle East 2012 by
CNME magazine, and had been nominated as one of the technology leaders in Middle East by FT Summit
in many years and had been speaking and chairing major regional and international Technology and
Finance conferences.