Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin BishrDirector GeneralSmart Dubai Office
H.E. Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Blshr, is Director General of Smart Dubai Office, the government entity currently charged with overseeing Dubai’s City-wide smart Transformation and coordinating public and private sector efforts to make Dubai a benchmark for smart cities around the world.
She previously held the positions of Assistant Director General of the Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid AL Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Prior to that, she held the position of Assistant Undersecretary for Support Services at the Ministry of Labor UAE.
Dr. Aisha Holds a PHD in Management Science, technology and Innovation. She also holds a Master of Philosophy in Policy and Research on Engineering Science and Technology from Manchester Business School.
She has been awarded the Leading Woman in Public sector 2015 from the Global Women in Leadership WIL Economic Forum. In addition she has been awarded the ME Women Leader in Corporate Management Excellence by the ME Women Leaders Excellence Awards.
Today Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr and her team at Smart Dubai have been entrusted with the implementation of Blockchain across the entire Dubai government entities where applicable, and in the implementation of Blockchain As A Service for private entities to engage with the Dubai government.