Tharawat Talk - The Future of Connectivity

Tharawat’s series of interactive talks, covering a myriad of entrepreneurial topics relating to the 21st century economy, its challenges, and opportunities.


January 22, 2020 - 7:30 pm


January 22, 2020 - 8:45 pm


Tharawat Space, Unit 19, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE   View map

This Tharawat Talk will address key questions around connectivity and the Internet of Things (IoT). We will explore the opportunities that come with new connectivity technologies and how this will impact corporate strategies in various industries.

This Tharawat Talk will address key questions of the impact of connectivity of tomorrow on individuals and offer a platform for discussion on the role of the private sector and technology firms in addressing the needs for the future. Our panelists are entrepreneurs and experts who will highlight the challenges and opportunities perceived form their various expertise and experiences.


  • Nizar Jegham, Principal Consultant, NXN | Smart Cities
  • Jeroen Schlosser, Managing Director, Equinix Middle East
  • Wissam Elassaad, Regional Director Business Development, Smart Cities | IoT, Orange Business Services


  • Maria Cohn, Managing Director, FTI Consulting

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