Dr. Samer Abdallah

Head of ICT Sector

KPMG in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Samer Abdallah leads the ICT Sector practice for KPMG in Saudi Arabia and Levant.

Samer has over 20 years of professional and consulting experience, spanning a range of industries and geographies. Samer is an expert in major transformation projects from corporate strategy development to execution. He has been a trusted adviser to CEOs, senior government officials, and board of directors of leading organizations.

Prior to joining KPMG, Samer founded Prudentis — an innovative start-up consulting firm —and served as its CEO. Previously, he was a Senior Partner at Peppers & Rogers Group; and a Partner at Deloitte. He also served as a Professor and Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the American University of Beirut, the Australian National University, and the University of Oxford. Samer is a thought leader and renowned author of over 50 publications in international refereed journals and conferences, in the fields of innovation, high-tech, artificial intelligence and robotics. He holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics from the University of Sydney, Australia, and an MBA from the University of Cambridge, UK.