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Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wayne Grixti

Wayne Grixti is the Chief Executive Officer at and Chairman of the MDIA.

Prior to his current roles, Wayne was the Chief Technology Officer at Air Malta, in which he spearheaded the airline’s digital transformation and modernisation initiatives. Formerly, he was the Chief Technology Officer at the Malta Digital Innovation Authority, where he supervised the Technology Department and the world’s first National Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence certification programmes. Wayne also chaired the Malta.AI Taskforce in 2019, that developed the Strategy and Vision for Artificial Intelligence in Malta 2030 and the ethical AI framework for Malta, Towards Trustworthy AI. Wayne served as a Government Advisor on the Malta Blockchain Taskforce throughout 2018. He has also worked at the Malta Information Technology Agency for over 17 years, directing high-profile ICT projects in business architecture, consulting, project management, and EU financing. Wayne participated in a number of expert group meetings organised by the European Commission and was an active member of the European Blockchain Partnership.

Mr.  Wayne Grixti