An accomplished leader, Hiba Sharief was named one of Silicon Valley’s 2017 “40 under 40″ by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and has been appointed as Women in Africa Ambassador for Sudan. A former CIO and Chief Digital Officer, her expertise and experience in digital transformation, business value generation, IT strategy and innovation spans numerous industries across more than 30 countries. In 2018, Hiba founded Elevoro, an inclusive community of global leaders with a shared set of values-centered around driving innovation while improving lives. Her commitment to improving lives has driven her involvement in a broad range of issues ranging from financial inclusion to changing the ratio of women in technology and leadership.
Hiba has an extraordinary ability to identify potential, develop talent and form strong partnerships to deliver results. Her proven track record is centered around a passion to gain a deep understanding of customer needs and desired business outcomes, coupled with a keen awareness of cultural and environmental influencers. Hiba leverages creative, design-based thinking, and out-of-the-box approaches to solving highly complex problems – something she truly enjoys. Hiba delivers prescriptive guidance to small, medium, and multi-nationals founded in real-world experiences.