Speaker Bio & Abstract

Dr Adel Bolbol Fernandez Business Development Manager
Private Sector & Disruptive Technologies

BiographyDr Adel is the Regional business lead for Private Sector & Disruptive Technologies, developing technological horizon-scanning strategies, business and industry solutions, proof of concepts, technological commercial territory plans and demonstrations. He has more than 15 years of experience working with Spatial Data Management, Analytics and GIS consultancy in several domains including Utilities, Transportation, Land Information, Defence, Maritime, Aviation, Weather & Archaeology. Adel is heavily involved in federal government data initiatives as well as non-governmental working groups such as the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) among others.

Through the years, Adel led numerous geospatial technology deployments, advanced Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence work for and with several organizations such as Transport for London (TfL), Department for Transport (DfT), UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), US Department of Defence (DoD), UK Hydrographic Office, UK MetOffice, Rural Payments Agencies of England, Ireland & Scotland, Thames Water Utilities, many of Abu Dhabi and Dubai Governmental agencies amongst others in the region, and a plethora of organizations in the private sector. Adels current role has been overseeing the market needs and developments in the region of the Middle East, Africa and West Asia for Advanced Analytics.