Essam Alshiha, CEO, Saudi Business Machines

Leveraging technology and talent in Saudi Arabia

In this Global Platform video, Essam Alshiha, CEO of Saudi Business Machines, emphasises the importance of the cloud and other innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence and the internet of things to remain competitive. Saudi Arabia's large youth population can help keep tech at the forefront of business operations and leverage the power of these tools.


We are living now in an industrial revolution, so the cloud becomes almost a must.

It touches three areas: the government, the corporates and the SMEs. The main point is the operational cost. With the government, it's good to have centralised processes for tendering: it saves a lot of money.

Essam Alshiha, CEO, Saudi Business Machines

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