IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2023IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2023

IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2023

13 – 14 September 2023
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2023 will bring together the region’s foremost IT and telecom leaders, digital government pioneers, digital regulators and authorities, and industry thought leaders.

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Jerry Jalava
Head of DevSecOps, Oivan

Jerry Jalava serves as the head of DevSecOps at Oivan. He is a long-time systems engineer with more than 20 years of experience working with various technologies as an employee and an entrepreneur across many different business areas. His passions include cybersecurity, cloud computing, containers, microservices, (mobile) backends, machine learning, and big data analytics. He is an active member of the local tech scene and passionate about sharing his knowledge with individuals and companies through public talks and mentoring. He is also a Google Developer Expert for the Google Cloud Platform and has trained over 3,000 people in classrooms about GCP.

Redefining Security in Cloud, On-Prem, and AI

Recent advancements in machine learning and AI have given rise to regenerative AI tools, presenting new security vulnerabilities in both daily life and the business realm. While these tools offer vast opportunities, they also introduce direct cybersecurity threats and challenges related to data integrity. Modern cloud services have proactively developed countermeasures, ranging from cloud-centric to hybrid models, to address these risks. As AI continues to intersect with security, vigilance in safeguarding digital assets remains imperative.


rami korhonen ceo

Rami Korhonen



Tapio Äijälä

Tapio Äijälä

Vice President – Middle East


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