Women in Tech 100 Top Speakers 2023

Dr Aisha Bin Bishr

Dr Aisha Bin Bishr

Global Digital Transformation Expert, Strategic Leader in Smart City Initiatives

Fields of Expertise:

  • Digital Transformation Leadership
  • Strategic Vision & Execution
  • Board Governance & Direction
  • Innovation & Sustainability
  • Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Mentorship & Development

Country of residence: UAE

Dr. Aisha is a seasoned digital transformation leader and board member with over 27 years of progressive experience in the ICT development and public sector. Beginning her journey at Etisalat in 1994, she has since played pivotal roles in various governmental bodies, driving impactful digital transformation initiatives. As the Director General of Smart Dubai Department, she was instrumental in Dubai’s city-wide smart digital transformation, creating ‘The Smart City Index’ in collaboration with ITU and the United Nations. Currently, as a Board Member at Sharjah Research, Technology, and Innovation Park, she continues to influence and shape the future of digital innovation.

Dr. Aisha’s expertise lies in her ability to drive innovation, foster human-centric digital experiences, and position organizations for sustained success while making a significant positive impact on communities globally. Her unique value proposition to boards and companies is her ability to seamlessly integrate digital transformation strategies with governance models, solving the critical problem of aligning technological innovation with organizational objectives for long-term success.

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