speaker bio

Hesham Fahmy


As Chief Information Officer (CIO) at TELUS, Hesham Fahmy leads the team responsible for spearheading TELUS’ transformation to a fully-digital, software-centric and cloud-enabled technology leader. An agent of transformation and an innovator with seven granted patents, Hesham has extensive consumer, digital and cloud technology development expertise. 
Hesham is a motivational leader with a passion for building highly productive teams and growing professional careers. His own passion for social capitalism aligns with TELUS’ leadership in leveraging its world-leading technology and compassion to drive social change and enable meaningful outcomes for its customers, communities and team members.
With a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from McMaster University and a Master of Software Engineering from the University of Toronto, Hesham has innovated software products and solutions for 25 years, including 19 years of senior leadership roles, with a track record of launching disruptive products and platforms in retail, IoT, fintech and development tooling.

Tuesday 19 September | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | CET
Keynotes: Becoming a techco: are we there yet?
Tuesday 19 September | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | CET
Keynotes: Becoming cloud native for growth and flexibility
Wednesday 20 September | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | CET
Diversifying beyond connectivity
Wednesday 20 September | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | CET
ODA for growth