Dr. Reem is a Global Thought leader in Cyber Security and Digital Transformation with more than two decades of experience who had led significant changes to the maturity of cybersecurity and technology in Energy sector, which is closely linked to Kuwait’s National CyberSecurity posture, and Digital Oil Fields transformation journeys.
She is a passionate leader whose valuable contribution to cybersecurity and technology is recognized at national, regional and international levels.

She is Founding Partner and Board member of Women in CyberSecurity MiddleEast (WiCSME), which has +1000 members across the region. 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.

Dr. Reem 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. She is an Awards winner of national, regional and global accolades such as Global’s EWF’s Regional Leadership Award, ranked #1 at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire, MESA’s Women Security Leaders Award, " and The Arab CISO of the Year”.

She’s a very active contributor to Cyber Security Community promoting collaboration via sharing of knowledge “#StrongerTogether”, organizing various CyberSecurity related workshops/events and meetups, as well as participating as Judge in various Prestigious Awards as well as an Advisory Board member and a Keynote Speaker in various national, regional, and international forums. She contributed heavily in Academia including PhD research & MIT Review Article.

She’s a community member in the World Economic Forum’s Program “Cyber Resilience in Oil & Gas”. She recently did a TEDx Talk under title “Let your passion lead the way” to inspire others to follow their dreams. She is a true inspiration to a number of young Women to strive for more. As she strongly believe that when any Woman rise, we ALL as women rise along with her.