Eng. Hussein El Gueretly / Former Chief Executive Office – The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA)
Technology Readiness, Innovation and Business Sophistication
This panel will analyze Egypt’s performance on the 9th, 12th and 11th Pillars of Global Competitiveness proposing remedies to the challenges facing Egypt’s Communication and Information Technology sector. The panel will explore the nation’s technological progress and innovative potential and address some of the major challenges facing the research community and discuss the role of small and medium enterprises in up scaling the innovation capacities in Egypt. Panelists will also discuss the development of new technology parks and clusters across the nation and help understand the dimension of Egypt’s technological competitiveness. Finally this panel will discuss the policies required to enhance Business Sophistication in Egypt and identify the role of the government in further developing the markets.