Digital Transformation in Defense with Red Hat!
Thursday, 3rd March 2022 | 8:30 AM (GST)
Erth Abu Dhabi, Al Jaheli Conference Hall 2 (View Map Here)


An exclusive event for UAE Ministry of Defense and UAE Armed Forces General Headquarters, come and meet our RedHat expert who will showcase how Red Hat DevSecOps and Automation can digitally transform the defense sector on 3rd March 2022.


08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM DevSecOps for Defense and Automation for Defense
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Networking Break
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Innovation to reduce the Fog of War: Information
to Intelligence with use cases
11:15 AM – 11:30 PM Networking Break
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Demonstrations and technical deep dives
(for technical teams on OpenShift and Ansible)


Will Watkins
Enterprise Strategy Leader, Red Hat

Will leads Red Hat’s Enterprise Strategy for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Working strategically with clients across all sectors, he believes that technology should be easy, but changing behaviours and creating new mindsets is much more difficult. Embracing the leadership tenets of an Open Organization, Will has helped multiple governmental agencies including Defense agencies, global system integrators, and Fortune 500 companies in their Digital transformation journey through adopting DevOps technology and culture.

Prior to Red Hat, Will served in the United States Army as an Intelligence Officer in the 173rd Airborne Brigade and 82nd Airborne Division. With an education in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Computer Science from the University of Virginia, he focused on the intersection between different cultures and technology.

For more information, please contact:

Odai Jerris
GBM Abu Dhabi
Mobile: +971 55 990 0642
Omar Bou Kheir
Territory Account Manager, Red Hat
Mobile: +971 52 551 8388