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North Africa Com
11 - 12 July 2023
Live Event

11 - 12 July 2023
Live Event

Inspiring Leader of the Year 2022

The Inspiring Leader of the Year Award celebrates North Africa’s exceptional tech leaders – those individuals building teams and setting new standards to thrive through change and deliver on a clear vision. Our winner will have a passion for purpose, people and an outstanding ability to integrate new ideas and technologies that drive product and service evolution.

2022 Award Finalists

Amine Kandil

CEO & Founder, N+One Data Centers

Amine is the founder and principal investor of N+ONE DATACENTERS, the first and major data center provider in Morocco, where it operates the largest footprint of independent data centers spread across multiple campuses.

The team built expertise of 15 years in datacenters design deployment and management, with innovative solutions for the local market’s challenges. N+ONE developed its vision of diverse digital solutions by deploying Private and Public Cloud platforms as well as many added-value services. N+ONE is now deploying new facilities in African with the first data centers announced in Dakar Senegal.

Sami Said

Security Executive Director, Tunisie Telecom

Sami has over 28 years of managerial experience in different telecommunication fields, including six years as Chief Information Security Officer, and six years as Internal Audit Executive Director.

Additionally, Sami is an expert assistant at the Tunisian University where he teaches Management Information Systems and Information Security. He holds an MBA of Paris Dauphine University-France and two Telecom Engineering diplomas of SUPCOM Tunisia.

Mayar Naguib

Head of Communications Egypt & Levant Region - Philip Morris International

Mayar Naguib has shown passion and dedication to the IT industry in Egypt throughout her career. She has held previous positions in a variety of multinational corporations, including Intel Corporation, Careem and Valeo

As one of the few women in the region’s IT industry, she has devoted her career to creating marketing and PR campaigns to bridge the digital divide in Egypt by making technology more accessible.

Mohammed Zaid

Founder and CEO - LYBOTICS

Mohammed is passionate about building and shaping communities through innovation and technology. He manages domestic and international initiatives in technology and innovation, education, employment, and peacebuilding reform. 

Mohammed serves as the Goodwill Ambassador of the European Union (EU) in Libya, sharing opportunities to empower youth and reflecting the positive intentions of the EU in Libya. He also assists young people in accessing high-quality STEM education and leadership opportunities, and has served over one thousand young people to date.