Khaled Almarzooqi

Director Defence AI


Khaled Almarzooqi joined Bayanat as Director Defence AI in August 2021, following eight years with Abu Dhabi’s Monitoring and Control Center (ADMCC), and five years with the UAE Armed Forces. As Director Defence AI, Khaled is charged with accelerating the adoption of disruptive and emerging advance technologies to directly benefit the defence sector. Khaled has enjoyed a distinguished career in both military and government domains, and in his new role at Bayanat he is tasked with introducing visions for AI innovations by delivering creative and market-leading applications.

Prior to joining Bayanat, Khaled worked his way up through ADMCC, from his position as Communication Unit Head in 2013 to Execution and Planning Engineering Director in 2020.  During his tenure with ADMCC, Khaled successfully led numerous strategic projects with a total value exceeding one billion dirhams. He took an active role as Head of the Technical Committee, was a member of the Executive Committee, Emirate of Abu Dhabi NOC committee, and securing Abu Dhabi events committee. A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Khaled holds an MSc in Network Communication Planning & Management  and a BEng in Communications Engineering from the University Of Portsmouth, as well as a Diploma of Public Sector Innovation Cambridge University – MBRIC


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16 November 2021 | 11:45 - 12:05 | Applications of geospatial AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the commercial aviation field through the development of contactless payments, improving terminal security, monitoring infrastructure and resources, and more. This talk will cover how AI is currently improving travellers’ experience and the future prospects of AI inclusion in the field.

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