Dr. Mohammad Al-Kahtani is the Chief Technology Officer and Acting EVP of Emerging Technologies Division at Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI). He works on managing SAMI’s ToT and key production activities, as well as, the research, design and development of emerging technologies. He has more than 7 years of experience in R&D and ToT management, more than 8 years in manufacturing management and execution, and more than 15 years of operational experience in weapon systems. He was the military industries expert of SAMI’s founding team at PIF and Technical Advisor to the President of Military Industries Corporation (MIC). He holds a masters degree in software engineering and a PhD in cybersecurity.