Osama Al Dosary

Independent Advisor


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Shaping The Future Of Cybersecurity: Thought Leadership Insights

In this panel discussion, titled “Shaping the Future of Cyber Security: Thought Leadership Insights,” industry experts and thought leaders come together to discuss the evolving landscape of cyber security and its impact on businesses and individuals. The 40-minute session aims to provide valuable insights into the challenges faced by organizations in protecting their digital assets, as well as exploring innovative strategies to mitigate cyber threats.


The panelists delve into various aspects of cyber security, starting with an analysis of current trends and emerging threats. They emphasize the importance of staying ahead of cyber criminals by adopting proactive measures such as threat intelligence and continuous monitoring. The discussion also highlights the challenges that come with new technologies and how to overcome them. The session concludes with a call to action for organizations to prioritize cyber security investments and foster a culture of awareness among employees.


Overall, “Shaping the Future of Cyber Security: Thought Leadership Insights” provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges faced by organizations in today’s digital landscape. By bringing together industry experts, this panel discussion offers valuable insights into emerging trends, innovative strategies, and collaborative approaches that can shape a secure future for businesses and individuals alike.


Osama is currently an Independent Advisor, utilizing his 23+ years of experience in both International and Local industry experience in the area of Information and Communication Technology. He is also the former President and CEO of Salam (Integrated Telecom). Before Osama assumed the leadership of Salam, he served as an advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Director-General for Infrastructure Development and was responsible for ICT Infrastructure initiatives within Vision 2030 National Transformation Program.

Prior to joining the Ministry, he held various roles in two multinational companies for over 12 years, including working at VMware Cloud Networking and Security Business Unit, and at Cisco Systems Emerging Technology Group.

He also volunteered as an organizer of the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) for 14 years, with 7 of those years as the Chairman, and served as a member in the first RIPE Program Committee for 7 years. Osama earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University and has a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.