HR Connect

Change Work for Good

Museum of the Future, Dubai

7th June, 2023


This upcoming event represents more than just a technology initiative. It signifies a cultural shift that brings together people, data, and processes to enhance the employee experience and maintain competitiveness in today's digital-first world, where technology serves as an enabler. SAP customers and experts in the future of work will convene to discuss the shape of the office of the future, including the latest HR technology trends, HR digital readiness in the region, the opportunities and challenges surrounding People Sustainability, and what it all means for HR as a function, employees as users, and organizational culture. 


At this event, you will discover how HR technology can create more realistic, immersive, and personalized digital experiences for learning, hiring, and collaboration in the future. You may also explore the future of work, how organizations can drive key business outcomes through people sustainability, and how to create a resilient and sustainable workplace. Other topics include the latest HR tech trends, HR digital readiness in the region, and the value of having the right partner to guide organizations into the future of work.









Welcome Note: Change Work for Good

Natali Stajner, HXM Director ME South 

Jan Duthoo, Senior VP & GM, SAP SuccessFactors Europe South, Middle East and Africa


Top Priorities for HR in 2023

Nelly Boustany, HXM Value Advisory Director EMEA South 


Adopting Emerging Technology with Purpose

Jyoti Nair, SAP Regional Solution Advisor – HXM 


Winning the race for Talent

Farha Mehanna Al Kuwari, Director of HR Information - Civil services and Governmental development Bureau

Therese Magdy Ishak, VP People & Culture - MAGRABi

Raya Busaidy, Head of HR Technology - PDO

Moderated by: Jan Duthoo, Senior VP & GM, SAP SuccessFactors Europe South, Middle East and Africa


Empowering Growth: Creating a Future-Ready Workforce through Skills-Based Learning

Rob Salmon, Chief Revenue Officer - TalenTeam

Sandeep Nahata, Managing Director – TalenTeam

James Barton, Digital Learning & Learning Design Manager - Royal Mail (International Distribution Services Ltd)


Preparing people leaders of today and tomorrow

Sheikh Jassim Al Thani, Chief Human Resources Officer - Commercial Bank of Qatar

Murad Sahawneh, Group Chief Human Resources Officer - Power International Holding

Fady Emad Fathy Labib, VP of Technology - MAGRABi

Moderated by: Nelly Boustany, HXM Value Advisory Director EMEA South 





Partner Showcases

4 Gold Partners


Partner showcases

4 Gold Partners


One Workforce Transformation Strategy

Gustavo Vazquez, Head of SAP Fieldglass South Europe, Middle East and Africa

Parjinder Singh Sidhu, DGM IT & Digital Transformation at Foulath Holding Company


Ceremony for HXM awards

Natali Stajner, HXM Director ME South
Claire McPeak,  Director of Communications MENA


Business Customer Engagement Session

Business Customer Engagement Session





Natali Bezan Stajner
SAP SuccessFactors Director ME South
Nelly Boustany
Senior Director HXM Value Advisory, EMEA South
Mile Prodanov
Sr. Account Executive. Semos Cloud
Nelly Michel Chaaya
Human Capital Manager. OMT – Online Money Transfer SAL
Jana Abbas Ayoub
Business Development Manager. Inflexion
Fady Emad Fathy Labib
MAGRABi Group. VP of Technology
Sana Qureshi
Group HR Head. Midstar
Rob Salmon
Chief Revenue Officer. Talenteam
Sandeep Nahata
Managing Director. Talenteam
Elite Shiboo
Lead Solutions Consultant. Opentext Middle East
Amuthan Jawahar
Associate Director - IT & ERP. KHIDMAH LLC
Farha Mehanna Al Kuwari
Director of Human Resources Information. Civil Service and Government Development Bureau
Sheikh Jassim Al Thani
Chief Human Resources Officer. Commercial Bank of Qatar
Selin Turkmenoglu
Head of Regional Alliances & Strategic Initiatives, NTT DATA Business Solutions MENA
Therese Magdy Ishak
VP - People & Culture. MAGRABi Retail Group
Murad Sahawneh
Group Chief Human Resources Officer. Power International Holding
Claire McPeak
Director of Communications Middle East North Africa & Turkey, SAP
Jan Duthoo
Senior VP & GM, SAP SuccessFactors Europe South, Middle East and Africa
Raya Busaidy
IM&T Portfolio Head
Sasoon Sadique
Regional Director – MEA
Director, Strategy and Business Transformation
Ivana Veskovska
Presales Lead at Semos Cloud
Semos Cloud
Ms. Maysoon Hameed
People & Culture Director
Bespin Global
Marco Guarda
Partner - Consulting
PwC Middle East
Gagandeep Singh
Head – CoE Presales & Process. INK IT Solutions
Mr. Sekhar Dash
Head – Business Head (ME). INK IT Solutions
Max Schroeter
Strategy Account Executive. Eightfold
Srinivasa Narasimhaiah
IT Director. Julphar
Zeeshan Khawaja
Workforce Solutions Architect. Foulath Holding Company
James Barton
Digital Learning & Learning Design Manager. Royal Mail (International Distribution Services Ltd)
Gustavo Vazquez
Head of SAP Fieldglass South Europe, Middle East and Africa SAP
Jyoti Nair
Regional Solution Advisor – HXM

Museum of the Future, Dubai

67CP+H4Q - Sheikh Zayed Rd - Trade Centre - Trade Centre 2 - Dubai
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