Safe, Smart & Sustainable Mining

By Invitation Only – Exclusive CXO Boardroom

Location

Thaba Moshate, Burgersfort,
South Africa

Date

Thursday, 15th August 2024

Time

12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Boardroom Overview

Implementing Smart, Sustainable, and Safe automation solutions in mining involves data integration, AI, remote operation centers, and energy management. These solutions optimize operations, enhance safety, and reduce environmental impact.
Intelligent monitoring ensures real-time data on equipment and worker safety. Advanced analytics and AI offer valuable insights for better decision-making. Energy management optimizes consumption and integrates renewables. Water and waste management systems reduce environmental impact.
By adopting these technologies, mining companies can boost efficiency, productivity, and sustainability while ensuring a safer working environment.

Why Attend

To Learn Latest Technologies In Safety & Reliability

Understand More On Digital Trends And Roadmaps

Get Introduced To Latest Predictive Maintenance Technologies

To Witness Training & Competency Development Capabilities

To Ensure Sustainable And Profitable Mining Operations

Target Industry

Mining Industry

Metals Industry

Boardroom Agenda

Coming Soon

12:00 – 13:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

13:00 – 13:20

Emerson Opening Note

13:20 – 13:40

Customer Success Keynote 1

13:40 – 14:00

Fire Side Chat

14:00 – 14:20

Customer Success Keynote 2

14:20 – 14:40

Fire Side Chat

14:40 – 15:00

Coffee and Networking Break

15:00 – 16:00

Demo Sessions open

16:00 onward

Cocktails and Networking

Boardroom Leaders

Coming Soon

Maan Al-Shakarchi

Regional Director, META – Extreme Networks

Mohammad Momani

Regional Sales Manager – UAE and Levant

Matthew Palmer

META Sales Engineering Manager

Syed Quadri

Regional Sales Manager

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Maan Al-Shakarchi

Regional Director, META – Extreme Networks

Since October 2019, Maan Al-Shakarchi, Regional Director for the META region has spearheaded Extreme Network’s operations in one of the most exciting territories of the world. With over 18 years of experience, Maan is a seasoned specialist and in his current role he is expanding Extreme Network’s footprint, championing company success and delivering innovative solutions through collaborating with partners and customers as well as executing the company’s ambitious vision for the region.

Maan manages a highly talented team from the regional HQ in Dubai, coordinating with colleagues across offices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, other GCC countries, Turkey, South Africa and the Levant. The team drives Extreme Network’s industry-first, cloud-driven networking solutions and products and works closely as trusted advisors to some of the region’s most reputable market leaders. Under his leadership, the company has capitalized on incredible growth potential and marked several milestones including the launch of the UAE RDC.

Maan is a well-known expert on the topics of next generation technologies, smart city development and regional IT and networking developments. He works with clients across industries including retail, entertainment, finance, education, energy and the public sector to meet their networking needs and enable their digital transformation.

Previously, Maan worked at Avaya where he held the role of Senior Director in the International Markets team. During his 10 year tenure at Avaya, Maan was responsible for Avaya’s Fabric Networking line of business, leading a team of sales specialists across EMEA and APAC. Prior to his time at Avaya, Maan was at Nortel Networks, where he held several leadership positions in the networks and services lines of business. Maan has also been responsible for Business Transformation projects in several regions, helping teams stay ahead of dynamic market changes and accelerating growth.

Maan is a graduate of McGill University in Electric Engineering and is currently based in Dubai, living with his wife and three children.

Mohammad Momani

Regional Sales Manager – UAE and Levant

Mohamed Momani is a seasoned Sales Leader with over 20 years of extensive experience in delivering growth and profitability for the IT sector across the Middle East region. Leveraging his extensive expertise in managing sales performance for System Integration, Distribution, and Principal Vendor portfolios, Mohamed excels in devising and executing strategic sales initiatives that drive company targets.

In his role as Regional Sales Manager for the UAE and Levant at Extreme Network, and since November 2017, Mohamed leads direct and indirect sales activities across key markets. Following the acquisition of Avaya Networking Business, he has been instrumental in driving sales efforts, collaborating closely with end-users and channel partners to position Extreme Networks’ end-to-end solutions within the top-tier of the market. Through his experience and working in alignment with the company’s go-to-market strategy, Mohamed has fortified Extreme Networks’ presence in the region and exceeded target plans while nurturing existing accounts.

Most notably his efforts have led to securing mega-wins for the region including; Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai Exhibition Center, Amman Stock Exchange, Central Bank of Jordan and Landmark Group.

Previously, Mohamed held a job position at Avaya International, during which he led activities for Avaya’s networking business unit in the UAE and GCC markets, orchestrating collaborative efforts with customers, channel partners, and Avaya Account Managers to drive growth and market penetration. Mohamed has also served as Sales Manager at Beta Information Technology where he directed sales strategies and market development initiatives within sectors including government, banking, education, corporate, and oil & gas.

Through his past roles and his current position, Mohamed has established a proven track record of fostering enduring client relationships, driving revenue growth, and exceeding business targets. He also uses his in-depth expertise in IT solutions and his deep understanding of meeting customers’ business transformation needs to deliver significant impact for industry players across the region.

Matthew Palmer

META Sales Engineering Manager

Matthew Palmer is an integral part of the META team, having worked for Extreme Networks for over 20 years through acquisitions, having previously been with Nortel and then as Avaya. In his current role, leading the Sales Engineering team since 2018, Matthew has been driving company success by coordinating with clients on Extreme Networks products and managing his team of 5 engineers.

Considered a trusted advisor to customers across multiple verticals such as government, media, financial services, healthcare, hospitality and service providers, Matthew has extensive experience in the data network industry and the EMEA region. He first started out as a technical services team member for the company in the UK in 2001 and has since grown his career within the company, and across geographies, achieving significant milestones along the way. Through his long tenure in the data industry, Matthew is a first-hand witness to the incredible leaps networks and associated technologies have made in the past decades.

His expertise is focused on network infrastructure, high quality technical engineering and consultancy. Under his guidance, his team has accomplished outstanding growth of customer base across the META region including major wins in all verticals.

Prior to his role at Extreme Networks/Avaya/Nortel, Matthew has also worked with the Post Office in the United Kingdom as network support for their 50000 users on Nortel infrastructure. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Physics from York University, United Kingdom and is currently based in Dubai, UAE.

Syed Quadri

Regional Sales Manager

Joining Extreme Networks in 2021, Syed Quadri is Regional Sales Manager, working with customers and partners across the region to drive digital transformation successes. With 16 years of experience in the field, Syed has collaborated with top-tier companies to adopt new technologies and processes that enable them to stay competitive. 

During his time at Extreme Networks, Syed has been invaluable in understanding the organization’s goals, tailoring solutions to their specific challenges, and providing the best possible guidance to ensure desired outcomes. Utilizing a solutions-oriented approach, he has a proven track record in helping businesses maximize their ROI, increase efficiency, improve operations, and enhance customer experiences.

Prior to his role in Extreme Networks, Syed worked for eight years at StarLink, an Infinite group company. He was part of three significant phases from Evolution to Expansion & Scale. He managed multiple roles as Country Manager for Africa and Turkiye, and Regional Channel – GSI Director and Customer Success for the META region. He also has worked for several start-ups in the region. 

Syed holds a BBA and an MBA from the National Institute of Management, India, and an Executive degree from the Indian Institute of Management. He is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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