Delel Chaabouni

Executive Partner at Gartner, Gulf & Emerging Markets

As Executive Partner, Delel leverages her experience and Gartner’s research, tools and analyst community to advise C-level leaders on their digital transformation strategies and help them drive innovation and unlock business value through leveraging their technology investments and increasing their workforce digital dexterity.

With more than two decades of experience behind her, Delel has successfully delivered turnaround strategies in major international business transformation, IT implementation, and digital programs. Her previous experience includes working with global names such as PepsiCo, Hewlett Packard, KPMG and the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Delel is also a very passionate Executive and Team coach certified by the International Coaching Federation, Academy of Executive Coaching, HOGAN and ORSC. She has coached many Executives from director levels to senior vice presidents.

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) advocate for women and youth, she created the first Million Women Mentor Chapter in Riyadh, Saudi and has been a member of the Emirates Government Foundation Think Science Program Advisory Committee which aims to support, encourage and empower the youth of UAE to embrace a future in science.

Delel holds a Master degree in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, as well as an MBA from Germany’s Exportakademie Reutlingen. She is fluent in six languages.