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Mahdi Yahya
Chief Executive Officer at Ori Industries


Mahdi is an entrepreneur, investor and telecommunications executive. Having spent over 10 years building networks in data centres across the globe and leading high calibre teams in industries spanning telco, design and tech, Mahdi is no stranger to delivering global scale B2B strategies. 

Prior to founding Ori Industries, he was CEO of Sama Telecom. The company was one of the largest wholesale carriers in the Middleast delivering over a billion minutes of the region's international voice traffic. 

When he is not building the next generation of infrastructure, he sits on the board of the Royal Court Theatre, and acts as an executive producer on the occasional feature film.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote panel session: Sharpening the edge: Why the where and what of edge computing does not matter anymore

  • Intelligent infrastructure and the next generation of cloud computing: where does edge sit in the equation?