Dr. Reem is the CISO at Kuwait Oil Company and led significant changes to the maturity of cybersecurity in Energy sector which is closely linked to Kuwait’s National CyberSecurity posture.
She is a passionate leader whose valuable contribution to cybersecurity is recognized at national, regional and international levels. She is one of the Co-founders and Board member of Women in CyberSecurity MiddleEast (WiCSME). Having a number of Academic and Professional degrees such as Engineering, MBA, PhD and Harvard’s Business School Executives Program helps her bring a balance of technical and management skills to her current Leadership role as a CISO.
She represents her country in a number of regional and global program and forums, and is recognized as an “Innovator” and “Wild Card” who continues to ‘push the envelope’ to get to the most optimum outcome on an initiative or a project.
In addition to a number of other accolades, Dr. Reem has been ranked #1 at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2019 and also awarded the “The Arab CISO of the Year 2019”