This gathering has brought over chief executive officers of major Saudi and U.S. companies across a wide range of industries together with senior Saudi government officials: 78 U.S. & international participants  and 54 KSA participants.
An Era of Transformation: From Vision to Implementation


Andrew Liveris
Indra Nooyi
Klaus Kleinfeld
Rafael Reif
Ajay Banga
Eng Husam Madani
John Flannery
General Electric
Khalid Al AbdulKarim
Al Abdulkarim Holding
Mohammed Abunayyan
ACWA Power
Steven J. Demetriou
William H. Bohnsack
Oak Hill Advisors
Thomas Farley
Lubna Olayan
Olayan Group
Arianna Huffington
Thrive Global
Marc Raibert
Boston Dynamics
Rob Lloyd
David Welch
Hani Kablawi
BNY Mellon
Ibrahim Saad AlMojel
Michael Klein
M. Klein & Company
Michael S. Burke
Rayan Fayez
Banque Saudi Fransi
Timothy Collins
Ripplewood Advisors
Abdulrahman Tarabzoun
John C. Hamre
Mounira Jamjoom
Emkan Education
Abdallah S. Jum'ah
U.S. Saudi Arabian Business Council
Daniel Yergin
Henry Kravis
James Gorman
Morgan Stanley
Khalid Al Mudaifer
Mohammed A. El-Kuwaiz
Capital Market Authority
Roy C. Harvey
Alcoa Corporation
William Furman
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.
Gary Knell
National Geographic Partners
John Pagano
Red Sea Project
Nadhmi Al Nasr
Marc Grossman
The Cohen Group
Ghassan AlShibl
Saudi Research and Marketing Group
Ibrahim AlJomaih
AlJomaih Auto
Marillyn Hewson
Lockheed Martin
Philipp Hildebrand
Yousef Al-Benyan
Sarah AlSuhaimi
Tadawul and NCB Capital
Abdullah Al Rajhi is the Chairman of Al Rajhi Bank, where he held several senior positions in the bank and its subsidiaries. Mr Al Rajhi is currently the Chairman of Alrajhi holding.
Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al Rajhi
Chairman of the Board, Alrahji Bank
Dennis Muilenburg is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at The Boeing Company. He became Chairman of the Board in March 2016, CEO in July 2016, and President in December 2015.
Dennis Muilenburg
Chairman, President & CEO, The Boeing Company
John B. Hess is the Chief Executive Officer of Hess Corporation, a leading energy exploration and production company. He became CEO in 1995, and also served as the company's Chairman from 1995 until 2013.
John B. Hess
CEO, Hess Corporation
Alain Carrier was appointed Senior Managing Director, Head of International and a member of CPPIB’s Senior Management Team in June 2016. He was most recently Managing Director, Head of Europe for the CPPIB.
Alain Carrier
Senior Managing Director, Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP)
Craig Cogut founded Pegasus, a private equity fund, in 1996 and serves as its CEO, Chairman and President. Mr. Cogut has spent a career building successful investment businesses.
Craig Cogut
CEO, President, Managing Partner & Chairman, Pegasus Capital Advisors
Ellen Lord is the President & CEO of Textron Systems Inc since 2012. Previously she was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Textron Defense Systems.
Ellen Lord
President & CEO, Textron Systems
Ibrahim Al Romaih serves as the CEO of Sanabil Investments. Mr. Al Romaih served in several senior positions including vice-chairman of the Capital Market Authority, and the assistant secretary general at PIF.
Ibrahim Al Romaih
CEO, Saudi Arabian Investment Company (Sanabil Investments)
Dr. Lama Al Sulaiman has been Vice Chairwoman and Board Member of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia since December 2009 and its Board Member since 2005.
Dr. Lama Al Sulaiman
Vice Chair and Board Member, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce
David M. Rubenstein is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. Mr. Rubenstein co-founded the company in 1987.
David M. Rubenstein
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group
Jeff Fettig is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Whirlpool Corporation since 2004. Previously he had served as President and COO of the company.
Jeff Fettig
Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation Halliburton
Jeff Miller is President of Halliburton, where he is responsible for managing corporate strategic initiatives. He is also the company's chief Health, Safety and Environment Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors.
Jeff Miller
President, Halliburton
Abdulmajeed Al Mubarak is the CEO of Riyad Bank, he is also the chairman of several committees in the bank including the investment banking committee, and the Nomination & Remuneration committee.
Abdulmajeed A Al-Mubarak
CEO, Riyad Bank
Georges Schorderet has been Chief Executive Officer of Almarai since Feb 2015. Mr. Schorderet joined Almarai in 2004 where he held several executive senior positions.
Georges Schorderet
CEO, Almarai
Khalid Abdulrahman Al Abdulkarim is the CEO of Al Abdulkarim Holding. He is also President of Naizak Global Engineering Systems (Naizak), which is a subsidiary of Al Abdulkarim Holding.
Khalid Al Abdulkareem
CEO, Al Abdulkareem Holding
Bill Furman is Chief Executive Officer at The Greenbrier Companies since 1994. He also serves as the company's Chairman since 2014, and held numerous executives roles before.
Bill Furman
Chairman & CEO, The Greenbrier Companies
David Dickson is the Chief Executive Officer of McDermott International Inc. He assumed that role in 2013. He joined the company as Executive Vice President and COO earlier that year.
David Dickson
President & CEO, McDermott
Dr. Ghassan Al Shibl is the Chairman of Saudi Arabian Airlines since Jan 2017. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Advanced Electronics Company (AEC).
Dr. Ghassan Al Shibl
Chairman, Saudi Arabian Airlines
James Gorman is the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley since 2010, and its Chairman since 2012. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 as President and CEO of the Global Wealth Management Group.
James Gorman
Chairman & CEO, Morgan Stanley
David Farr is the Chief Executive Officer of and Chairman of the Board of Emerson Electric Company. He has been serving as CEO since 2000, and as Chairman since 2004.
David Farr
Chairman & CEO, Emerson Electric Company
Hani Kablawi oversees and leads the activities of BNY Mellon's business in EMEA, as its regional Chief Executive Officer. He also Co-Chairs the company's Sovereign Advisory Board, and its Middle East/Africa Management Committee.
Hani Kablawi
CEO of EMEA, Bank of New York Mellon
Henry Kravis is Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR. Managing the Firm and serves on regional Private Equity Investment and Portfolio Management Committees.
Henry Kravis
Co-Founder of KKR & Co.
Kamal Bahamdan is the CEO of Bahamdan Group since 2002, he is also the Founder or Co-Founder of several investment and private equity companies including SAFANAD Ltd and BV Group Ventures.
Kamal Bahamdan
CEO, Bahamdan Group
Anthony Petrello is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nabors since October 2011. He was elected to the Nabors Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Board in 1991.
Anthony Petrello
Chairman, President & CEO, Nabors
Hugh Grant is the Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto. He has been in this role since 2003, and also serves as the company's Chairman. Mr. Grant has been with Monsanto since 1981.
Hugh Grant
Chairman CEO, Monsanto
Mohammad Abunayyan serves as Chairman of Abunayyan Holding, and Chairman of ACWA Power International since 2010.
Mohammad Abunayyan
Chairman, ACWA Power
Alexander Klabin is Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager of Senator Investment Group, a New York-based investment company he had started in 2008.
Alexander Klabin
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Senator Investment Group
Amin Al Nasser is the president and chief executive officer of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). He is also a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
Amin Al Nasser
President & CEO, Saudi Aramco
Bruce Flatt is Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager. Prior to his current role, Mr. Flatt ran the company’s real estate operations.
Bruce Flatt
CEO, Brookfield Asset Management
Fahad Al Khalaf is the CEO of Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries & Medical Appliances Corporation (SPIMACO) since Jan 2013. Prior to that Mr. Al Khalaf served as Marketing and Sales Vice President of the company.
Fahad Al Khalaf
Darius Adamczyk is the Chief Executive Officer at Honeywell. He became President and CEO in April 2017, and was elected to the Company's Board of Directors in 2016. Previously, he served as Honeywell's President and COO.
Darius Adamczyk
President & CEO, Honeywell
Ibrahim Mohammed Al Jomaih is the CEO of Al Jomaih Group. He also serves as CEO of Several Al Jomaih subsidiaries including Al Jomaih Automotive, Al Jomaih Water and Energy Company and Al Jomaih Bottling Plants (Pepsi Cola).
Ibrahim Al Jomaih
CEO, AlJomaih Group
John Rice is Vice Chairman of GE and president & CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations. In November 2010, the GE Board of Directors named Rice to lead the company’s global operations based in Hong Kong.
John Rice
Vice Chairman, General Electric Company
Mansour Saleh Al Maiman is the Chairman of The National Commercial Bank. He also serves as Chairman of the Board at NCB Capital Company since Nov 2013. Prior to that he served in several senior government positions.
Mansour Al Maiman
Chairman, National Commercial Bank
Clay Williams is the Chief Executive Officer of National Oilwell Varco since 2014. Before he served in numerous executive positions for Varco International as well as NOV, most recently as CFO and COO.
Clay Williams
Chairman & CEO, National Oilwell Varco
James Dimon is the President & Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co since 2005. He is also Chairman of the Board since 2006. Previously he was President & COO of the company.
James Dimon
Chairman & CEO, JP Morgan Chase & Co
Dr. Abdulrahman Al Zamil is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Al Zamil Group. He has also held several senior positions in private and government organizations and served as a member of the Al Shoura Consultative Council.
Abdulrahman Bin Abdullah Al-Zamil
Director & CEO, National Commercial Bank
Ahmad Al Ohali serves as the CEO and is a Member of the Board of Sipchem. He also serves as Chairman in several companies including: International polymers Aictra Swiss. Mr. Al Ohali is also a director at Saudi Export Development Authority.
Ahmad Al-Ohali
CEO, Managing Director and Member of the Board, Sipchem Group
Adena Friedman is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq and a member of the Board of Directors since January 1, 2017. Before, she was serving as President and COO of Nasdaq.
Adena Friedman
President & CEO, Nasdaq
John L. Thornton is the Chairman of Barrick Gold Corporation. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of PineBridge Investments, a global asset management company, and Co-Chairman of the Brookings Institution.
John Thornton
Executive Chairman, Barrick Gold Corporation
Chuck Robbins is the Chief Executive Officer at Cisco since July 2015. Before assuming this role, he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Operations at Cisco.
Chuck Robbins
CEO, Cisco
Darren Woods is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil since Jan 1, 2017. He was elected President and Member of the company's Board of Directors in 2016.
Darren Woods
Chairman & CEO, ExxonMobil
Gabriel Aractingi is the Chief Executive Officer of Investcorp for Saudi Arabia since May 2017. Previously, Mr. Aractingi joined the firm as a Managing Director in 2016.
Gabriel Aractingi
CEO for Saudi Arabia, Investcorp
Dato' Mohd Izani Ghani joined Khazanah in March 2005 and was appointed Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2010 and was subsequently promoted to Executive Director on 1 October 2012.
Izani Ghani
CFO & Executive Director of Finance, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Laurence Fink has been serving as the Chairman and CEO of Blackrock Inc. since 1988, when he co-founded the company under the Umbrella of the Blackstone Group. He also leads the firm's Global Executive Committee.
Laurence Fink
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Blackrock Inc.