6 - 9 Feb.

Deloitte at LEAP 2023

Innovation and Emerging Technology Partner

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia View map
Event language: English

A Whole New World

Deloitte is the Innovation & Emerging Technology Partner at LEAP 2023, the largest debut tech event in history bringing together the world’s leading tech companies, global startups and innovators to tackle the biggest challenges facing society. Through our participation, we will showcase our expertise in designing, implementing and operating successful digital transformations.

Visit our experiential space at LEAP in Hall 4, E59.

At our stand, you will have the opportunity to meet with our team of experts and learn more about our cutting-edge solutions and services, including best-in-class assets.

You can also find us at the Oracle exhibition, Hall 2 G50,  and at the SAP exhibition, Hall 2 J10, to showcase how we help clients re-imagine a whole new experience, fueled by digital innovation.

Take a LEAP

We hope to see you at LEAP, where you can take the first step towards discovering a whole new world of possibilities for your business! 


Topic: Responsible Metaverse

Speaker: Dr. Costi Perricos | Global AI Leader

Time: 12:15 pm

Stage: 4IR Orbital Stage


Topic: Green Methane: A Local Perspective to the Future of Energy

SpeakerBart Cornelissen | Partner - Industrials leader Oil, Gas & Chemicals

Time: 2:30 pm

Stage: Orbital Talks - Future Energy

Topic: How will Finance balance the pressure for Net Zero

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Schlaak | Global Sector Leader Power, Utilities & Renewables - Sustainability

Time: 1:50 pm

Stage: Orbital Talks - Future Energy

Topic: Innovation - Driving new sustainable futures

Speaker: Nuno Schäller Gonçalves | Global Consulting Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader

Time: 11:45 am

Stage: Main Stage


Topic: AI’s defense role in cybersecurity, identity threats and deepfakes

Speaker: Dr. Amira Khattab | Partner - Cyber & Strategic Risk – Risk Advisory

Time: 3:25 pm

Stage: DeepFest Stage

Topic: Creating opportunities in a virtual world

SpeakerSaudamini Dubey | Lead Partner - Digital Transformation and Innovation – Consulting

Time: 11:30 am

Stage: DeepFest Stage


Topic: All in on AI

Speaker: Rodney Coutinho, Partner | Transformation, Data, and AI Lead | Financial Services

Time: 2:45 pm

Stage: Fintech Stage


Topic: The imperatives of increasing the representation of women in technical AI

Speaker: Mia Buban | Managing Partner, Enterprise Technology & Performance – Consulting

Time: 3:15 pm

Stage: DeepFest Stage


Deloitte Space Shuttle

Deloitte Space Shuttle developed by the Czech Innovation team is a revolution in virtualization of hiring, skill assessment, skill development and team-building. Participants get to explore the environment of International Space Station first-hand and perform the same experiments the astronauts do. Come experience the sense of weightlessness at our booth and become an astronaut in an instant! 

Watch the video now! Deloitte Space Shuttle Trailer 1 - YouTube



Solution by Deloitte is a true end-to-end sustainability solution that unlocks a clear, actionable path to net-zero emission. Activate in weeks, not months, reduce your organization’s carbon footprint, and strike the balance that empowers both the planet and business to thrive. GreenLight is innovative technology and strategic insights that take your enterprise from now to net-zero and beyond!

Watch the video now! - GreenLight Solution by Deloitte – Empowering both the planet and business to thrive - YouTube



DocQMiner is Deloitte's AI powered solution that extracts data from unstructured (scanned) documents. DocQMiner is the fastest NLP solution in the market and the leading OCR engine for Arabic. By augmenting people with the latest AI and machine learning technology, time spent on manual tasks can be reduced up to 80%! Use DocQMiner to accelerate your digital transformation!

Watch now! - GreenLight Solution by Deloitte – Empowering both the planet and business to thrive - YouTube


Synergy - Places made human

Synergy was created with the purpose to make Places Human while boosting efficiency across Cities and Places. Designed to leverage the power of technology to manage a wide variety of infrastructures, namely buildings, transport, logistic hubs and stadiums, Synergy offers an end-to-end integration that considers all the critical factors ensuring the Cities and Places of the Future are human centric.

Learn how Synergy is impacting people’s lives - https://www2.deloitte.com/pt/pt/pages/public-sector/solutions/synergy.html


Lead2Loyalty - Elevating the human experience

Lead2Loyalty is a 360 CX Solution that leverages Adobe technologies and Deloitte Digital accelerators to deliver omnichannel experiences.  We empower marketers to realize their customer experience ambitions to drive hyper-personalized experiences for their customers. Leverage the power of artificial intelligence and deliver real-time experiences! Download brochure to elevate the human experience!


Drone & robot hacking

Learn how to take control over your device, check out our robot and drone hacking collateral here! How to make your drone more secure (deloitte.com)


Deloitte speakers

Bart is an executive advisor with 20+ years of consulting experience, focused on strategic and operational issues in the natural resources space, covering strategy development and implementation, organizational design, operational excellence and organizational and operational transformations. Bart has worked with NOCs and IOCs across the entire oil & gas value chain as well as mining companies, with a focus on emerging markets covering among others Africa, India, Ukraine, Russia, and the Middle East. Within the Middle East Bart leads the Energy, Resources & Industrials sector across all our offerings and services.

As a partner at Deloitte, Thomas Schlaak is responsible for the Power, Utilities & Renewables division. He advises leading companies in the energy industry with a focus on Germany and Europe. dr Schlaak brings many years of experience in the conception of corporate and divisional strategies to his consulting projects. These also often include organizational development, cost reduction and post-merger integration. In recent years, he has dealt in particular with issues relating to the digital transformation of energy companies, starting with innovations and product developments, through the conversion and new construction of digital competencies at the customer interface, to the automation of business processes.

Nuno is the Emerging Technology Global Leader. For 20 years, Nuno has participated in a wide range of Technology, Strategic and Operational consultancy for the Financial Services Industry, both in the Banking and Insurance sectors. He specialized in setting up Banks and Insurance companies from scratch in emerging countries and led some of their core technology implementations. Nuno has significant experience in incubating and commercializing new technology-based offerings in Portugal and making that capability available to our business globally. He also led complex technology projects within the banking and insurance industry, spearheading several core system transformations in Portugal, Angola, and other member firms – South Africa, Dubai, Denmark, Canada, and the US. Over the last eight years, Nuno jointly delivers complex technology projects with other member firms, managing the corridor beyond Portuguese home markets.

Costi is the Global Analytics & Cognitive Leader. Having started his career as an academic in the field of Information Engineering, he has over 20 years of experience in delivering large and complex technology programs. His expertise includes artificial intelligence information management, software development, and IT transformation. Costi's experience spans both the private and public sectors, but he has focused on the public sector for the last 15 years. Within the public sector he has worked in both central and local government, helping organizations deliver IT enabled transformations, and more recently transform through the effective use of analytics, automation, and artificial intelligence.

Saudamini is an accomplished Digital Transformation Executive with over twenty years of experience in global consultancies across Middle East and Africa. She has been actively leading, and delivering complex, transformative digital initiatives with global organizations across geographies, industries and cultures. Saudamini is passionate about building, leading and scaling Teams in the digital domain, including Design and Innovation Studios, for value creation for Clients. Saudamini’s experience includes spearheading exciting and innovative programs for government, healthcare and transportation industries. Her extensive experience has helped her appreciate organizational culture and value drivers that go beyond commercial success. She realizes the importance of showing early, regular and, tangible results, through embracing agile delivery and culture. Saudamini plays the role of a Trusted Advisor to C-level Executives in the Public Sector. While the confluence of innovative technologies is presenting us unprecedented opportunities, Saudamini strongly believes that a ‘People First’ culture is key for sustainable performance. She uses external platforms to participate in, and champion causes closest to her heart including Responsible Leadership, I&D, Corporate Citizenship and Workforce of the Future.

Amira has over 20 years of experience working with the Public and Private sectors, delivering Cyber Risk Services, Cyber Transformations, Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk Culture and Change Management, National Talent Accelerators as well as Research Grants, Cyber Academies, and National Skills Assessment. In addition, Amira handled major engagements in the Oil & Gas, Finance, Defense, Intelligence, Military, and Education Sectors. She holds a PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology from Michigan State University. Amira has numerous publications on Online learning, Arab leadership development, future workforce and sustainability, cross-cultural education, and co-authored reports focused on the GCC cybersecurity threat landscape. She has presented her research across several international and global conferences as well as contributed to the advancement of Women in STEM and Cyber agenda.

Mia is a Consulting Partner with 22 years of business and technology consulting experience. She has led multiple systems integration projects, various ERP and strategic transformation programs as well as large outsourcing deals for major organizations around the world, significantly in the Oil & Gas industry. Mia also has strong experience across other industries having worked in Utilities, Aviation, Consumer Business and the Public Sector. She has worked extensively in Asia Pacific, Europe, United States and Middle East.

Rodney is a Partner in Deloitte’s Data and Artificial Intelligence practice for Financial Services in the Middle East with 20+ years of experience in driving enterprise-wide Data and Artificial Intelligence agenda to meet Board and Shareholder commitments. He has comprehensive experience in championing insight-driven organizations, delivering world class customer experience, augmenting P&L and building efficient global operating model in meeting strategic objectives and regulatory compliance. Innovate, evangelize, strategize, design and develop - Rodney is leading the Data and AI transformation of major regional and global banks, and working with C-suite to strategize and indeed realize the benefits of modernization and monetization.

6 - 9 Feb. 2023 Saudi Arabia
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