Zubair Ahmed

SVP, Head of IT & Business Innovation at Emirates Islamic; Chairman of the Information Technology Committee, UAE Banks Federation; Celebrated Author of the book “Power to Kids”; Executive Leadership & Life Coach; Disruption Enthusiast
Emirates Islamic
Zubair Ahmed is the Senior Vice President, Head of IT & Business Innovation at Emirates Islamic. Previous to this role, Zubair spent nearly 2 decades in challenging leadership roles, at the heart of the Finance Technology industry. A Harvard Alumni, with 24+ years of IT & financial industry experience, he enjoys been customer facing and engaging businesses in strategic use of technology. Excels in enterprise transformation, has led and produced compelling results in creating business innovation at the grass-roots of the organization. As the Chairman of the UBF IT Committee, Zubair leads the technology agenda for banks, closely working with and advising the regulators. Author of the book "Power To Kids" which serves as a guide in 'applying quality & management principles to parenting'. Actively involved with a number of non-profit causes across the region. As an ardent speaker and a life coach, Zubair is regularly featured in numerous conferences around the world.