Omar Akar is one of the most respected and revered IT leaders in the Middle East.
Akar has enjoyed a decorated and distinguished career, one which has now spanned 20 years.
He has held senior positions with tech behemoths Dell EMC and Huawei.
He is now the Regional Vice President of the Middle East and Emerging Africa at Pure Storage.
Akar is highly skilled in digital transformation and is also an expert when it comes to modern data infrastructure and cloud native adoption.
He has also cultivated a reputation in recent years as a thought leader in AI and multi-cloud strategies.