Deemah is a tech pioneer and digital economy expert, likes to be known as an innovation catalyst and technology enthuses where at Microsoft she was appointed as the first Saudi female Senior Executive, Leading Developer Experience & Digital Innovation, focusing most of her career on growing the developer community and empowering tech entrepreneurs as her efforts in growing the tech ecosystem impacted and enabled millions across the years.
She is also advisor for various governmental and private organizations in the fields of innovation and digital economy along with leading Saudi’s national digital transformation strategy as the Secretary General and CEO of the National Digital Transformation Ministerial Committee. Her effort in that domain led to her being awarded the Digital CEO of the year 2018.
Lead the G20 Digital Economy task force for Saudi Arabia in China, Germany and partially Argentina. She is a member of several boards like Misk Science Museum board, member of the Saudi Arabian Federation for cyber security, programming and drones. Member of the WEF digital economy global future council network, GEN administrative supervisory board member, as well as a MIT REAP member.
With a commitment to support Saudi females, Deemah has managed to launch and lead several initiatives that focus on enabling women in STEM, and enhancing their skills to meet the highest standards of the Saudi labor markets; which is what led her to establish ‘Women Spark Initiative’.
Been a strong digital literacy advocate which was demonstrated in one of her Saudi Codes Initiative, which reached more than 190 Saudi Cities and 139 Countries where millions of individuals learned the basic of coding.
With a commitment to support Saudi females, Deemah has managed to launch and lead several initiatives that focus on enabling women in the IT Industry, and enhancing their skills to meet the highest standards of the Saudi labor markets; which is what led her to establish ‘Women Spark Initiative’. Deemah Alyahya seeks to move Saudi youth to the forefront of digital nations, by developing a distributive pioneering technical ecosystem built primarily around Saudi talents and innovative spirit.