Zeina El Kaissi is the Head of Emerging Technology and Global Partnerships at Smart Dubai and is based in the city. 
Early Life and Education
Zeina began her career as a consultant for Booz & Company. In 2009 she became a Project Manager for the Abu Dhabi Departnebt of Economic Development.  Zeina was later the Senior Project Manager for the Abu Dhabi General Secretariat of the Executive Council and Senior Consultant of The Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. 
In 2016, Zeina became the Head of Emerging Technology and Global Partnerships at Smart Dubai.  She is leading the effort to implement disruptive technologies such as blockchain and position dubai as a pioneering global smart city.