Dr. Reem Al-Shammari

CISO, Team Leader Information Security, Kuwait Oil Company

Reem Al-Shammari is a very passionate leader who has made a huge change in a very short time to the maturity of cybersecurity in the oil and gas sector, which plays a critical role to her country’s national cybersecurity. Al-Shammari leveraged the capabilities of Kuwait Oil Company, leading several initiatives that resulted in remarkable positive impacts reaching national, regional and international levels. She is the Co-Founder of Women in CyberSecurity MiddleEast (WiCSME) Group. In the organization, as well in the industry, she’s recognized as an “innovator” and “wild card” who is known to innovate and “push the envelope” to get to the most optimum outcome. Her most recent award is being ranked number one in the cybersecurity category at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security and Fire 2019.