Dr. Sohail Munir is the Director for Smart City Enablement Services at Smart Dubai Government leading multiple emerging technologies and smart government transformation initiatives. He is a seasoned industry professional with over twenty years of entrepreneurial and Program Management experience in the space of Smart City, Safe City, Digital Government Transformation, C4I Systems, IoT, FinTech, Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networking, Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning. He specialises in Enterprise Architecture for large and complex ICT Systems. Sohail’s current R&D insterests are in the space of Digital Government transformation, Blockchain, Digital ID and Digital Payments. At Smart Dubai Government he is heading portfolios for Blockchain, Paperless and Cashless city. He is actively involved in developing policies, legislation and standards for Blockchain in Government, Digital ID & Signature and Digital Payments. His is also working on developing Micro Services Architecture for Smart City Services enabling Open Data and API Economy.