Speakers

ABDULLA MOHAMMED AL ASHRAM

Group CEO

Emirates Post Group

ABDULLA MOHAMMED AL ASHRAM

Group CEO

Emirates Post Group

Abdulmajeed Alsukhan

Co-founder and CEO, Tamara
In charge of 70 billion digital transactions annually, launched the Principles of Digital Identity
framework to enable seamless digital interactions between government agencies and businesses internationally

Ajay Bhalla

President Cyber & Intelligence Solutions

Mastercard (UK)
In charge of 70 billion digital transactions annually, launched the Principles of Digital Identity
framework to enable seamless digital interactions between government agencies and businesses internationally

Ajay Bhalla

President Cyber & Intelligence Solutions

Mastercard (UK)

Akon

Music Artist & Entrepreneur (US)

AKON

Music Artist & Entrepreneur (US)

AKON

Music Artist & Entrepreneur (US)

Akon

Music Artist & Entrepreneur (US)

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund & Senior Blockchain Fellow, INSEAD

ALY MADHAVJI

Managing Partner

Blockchain Founders Fund Senior Blockchain Fellow, INSEAD

ALY MADHAVJI

Managing Partner

Blockchain Founders Fund Senior Blockchain Fellow, INSEAD

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund & Senior Blockchain Fellow, INSEAD
A winner of 4 Cannes Gold Lions for the Story Sign Project, an AI based initiative that facilitates parents to read stories to 32 million deaf children below the age of 6

Andrew Garrihy

CMO

DiDi (China)
A winner of 4 Cannes Gold Lions for the Story Sign Project, an AI based initiative that facilitates parents to read stories to 32 million deaf children below the age of 6

Andrew Garrihy

CMO

DiDi (China)

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader & Senior Lecturer CFTE

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader & Senior Lecturer CFTE
With 8 patents to his name, is driving Qatar’s energy management strategy using AI and other emerging technologies and winner of the Lab Laboratory Director’s Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(PNNL)

Antonio Sanfilippo

Chief Scientist & Program Director

Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
With 8 patents to his name, is driving Qatar’s energy management strategy using AI and other emerging technologies and winner of the Lab Laboratory Director’s Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(PNNL)

Antonio Sanfilippo

Chief Scientist & Program Director

Qatar Foundation (Qatar)

Brett King

Author, Founder of Moven (the First NeoBank) and the Godfather of Fintech

Brett King

Author, Founder of Moven (the First NeoBank) and the Godfather of Fintech
Listed as Forbes top 50 women in Tech in 2018. Built products for surgical robotic systems at
Intuitive Surgical, space robotic systems at Lockheed Martin, and self-driving cars at drive.ai and pioneer in teleoperated and autonomous robot systems in applications such as surgery, space exploration, disaster rescue and self driving cars

Carol Reiley (aka Mother of Robots)

Artificial Intelligence roboticist, World Economics Forum Young Global Leader, Co-Founder & CEO

Deepmusic.ai (USA)
Listed as Forbes top 50 women in Tech in 2018. Built products for surgical robotic systems at
Intuitive Surgical, space robotic systems at Lockheed Martin, and self-driving cars at drive.ai and pioneer in teleoperated and autonomous robot systems in applications such as surgery, space exploration, disaster rescue and self driving cars

Carol Reiley (aka Mother of Robots)

Artificial Intelligence roboticist, World Economics Forum Young Global Leader, Co-Founder & CEO

Deepmusic.ai (USA)
Leading Nestle's company wide AI strategy, aimed to transform Nestle into an unbiased cognitive company by 2025

Carolina Pinart

Global Product Director for New Generation Technologies

Nestle (Spain)
Leading Nestle's company wide AI strategy, aimed to transform Nestle into an unbiased cognitive company by 2025

Carolina Pinart

Global Product Director for New Generation Technologies

Nestle (Spain)

Chris Voss

Author of Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It & CEO of Black Swan Group

Chris Voss

Author of Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It & CEO of Black Swan Group
Developed an innovative partnership with Hollywood to bring the latest VR, CGI, and AI technology to its soldiers with an approved pilot for the Human Domain Matrix VR simulation and worked with the producer of Mad Max: Fury Road, and the motion capture and technical leads for the Lord of the Rings and the new Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

Colonel Arnel David

US Special Advisor to the UK Armed Forces Chief of General Staff, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

NATO (USA)
Developed an innovative partnership with Hollywood to bring the latest VR, CGI, and AI technology to its soldiers with an approved pilot for the Human Domain Matrix VR simulation and worked with the producer of Mad Max: Fury Road, and the motion capture and technical leads for the Lord of the Rings and the new Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

Colonel Arnel David

US Special Advisor to the UK Armed Forces Chief of General Staff, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

NATO (USA)

David Magård

Adviser

Ministry of Infrastructure

David Magård

Adviser

Ministry of Infrastructure
Using AI and data science to become the region's largest food and grocery delivery app with a network of 24800 restaurants and44,675 branches delivering in less than 30minutes

New On-Board

Dina Mohammad Laity

Director of Data Science

Talabat (UAE)
Using AI and data science to become the region's largest food and grocery delivery app with a network of 24800 restaurants and44,675 branches delivering in less than 30minutes

New On-Board

Dina Mohammad Laity

Director of Data Science

Talabat (UAE)

Dr Abdalla Kablan

Technology Entrepreneur, Investor & Chairman

Wyzer

Dr Abdalla Kablan

Technology Entrepreneur, Investor & Chairman

Wyzer
A principal contributor to the development of bias free data and AI use cases and activities for the largest retail and agriculture funding banks from France

Dr Wafae Bakkali

Senior AI & Data Scientist

Credit Agricole (France)
A principal contributor to the development of bias free data and AI use cases and activities for the largest retail and agriculture funding banks from France

Dr Wafae Bakkali

Senior AI & Data Scientist

Credit Agricole (France)
Part of OECD team of One AI Wonk, leading the framework in Israel for Joint National Infrastructure for computing and storage in multiple domains like Food, Agriculture, Autonomous vehicles.

Dr. Aviv Zeevi

VP Technology Transfer

Israel Innovation Authority (Israel)
Part of OECD team of One AI Wonk, leading the framework in Israel for Joint National Infrastructure for computing and storage in multiple domains like Food, Agriculture, Autonomous vehicles.

Dr. Aviv Zeevi

VP Technology Transfer

Israel Innovation Authority (Israel)
Ranked #5 Data Science Influencer for 2018 by Onalytica and Joe Fields, has a GlobalData influencer score of 84, with over 90,000 Twitter followers

Dr. Ganapathi Pulipaka

AI Influencer, Chief Data Scientist and a SAP technical lead

Accenture (USA)
Ranked #5 Data Science Influencer for 2018 by Onalytica and Joe Fields, has a GlobalData influencer score of 84, with over 90,000 Twitter followers

Dr. Ganapathi Pulipaka

AI Influencer, Chief Data Scientist and a SAP technical lead

Accenture (USA)
Developing data and algorithms to achieve a 100% carbon free goal for one the largest investor owned electric utility companies in the world

Dr. Juan Bernabe Moreno

Chief Data Officer & Global Head of Analytics & AI

E.ON (Germany)
Developing data and algorithms to achieve a 100% carbon free goal for one the largest investor owned electric utility companies in the world

Dr. Juan Bernabe Moreno

Chief Data Officer & Global Head of Analytics & AI

E.ON (Germany)
Served as the Head of AI in the Applied Innovation team of HSBC Hong Kong and Worked on ethical frameworks for AI and is a frequent lecturer and speaker about Applications of AI in Finance

Dr. Juergen Rahmel

Chief Digital Officer, AI & ML Advisor, HSBC

HSBC (Germany)
Served as the Head of AI in the Applied Innovation team of HSBC Hong Kong and Worked on ethical frameworks for AI and is a frequent lecturer and speaker about Applications of AI in Finance

Dr. Juergen Rahmel

Chief Digital Officer, AI & ML Advisor, HSBC

HSBC (Germany)
Launched # ArtAboutAI , an initiative to make AI more accessible and to inform civic debate, through a medium that transcends language and culture art.

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

AI Policy Member for IEEE USA & Strategy & Innovation Advisor, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

IEEE (USA)
Launched # ArtAboutAI , an initiative to make AI more accessible and to inform civic debate, through a medium that transcends language and culture art.

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

AI Policy Member for IEEE USA & Strategy & Innovation Advisor, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

IEEE (USA)
Joined Flipkart from Google to lead efforts at engineering the data mining engines that will target the next 200 million users

Dr. Mayur Datar

Chief Data Scientist

Flipkart (India)
Joined Flipkart from Google to lead efforts at engineering the data mining engines that will target the next 200 million users

Dr. Mayur Datar

Chief Data Scientist

Flipkart (India)
His AI ethics research has been replicated across in India, the Asia Pacific region and Africa.

Dr. Norberto Andrade

Member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI, Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics

Facebook (USA)
His AI ethics research has been replicated across in India, the Asia Pacific region and Africa.

Dr. Norberto Andrade

Member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI, Global Policy Lead for Digital and AI Ethics

Facebook (USA)
Leads a data science team focused on measuring & optimizing the marketing ROI for Google’s largest clients

New On-Board

Dr. Saket Kumar

Chief Data Scientist - Global Premium Services

Google (USA)
Leads a data science team focused on measuring & optimizing the marketing ROI for Google’s largest clients

New On-Board

Dr. Saket Kumar

Chief Data Scientist - Global Premium Services

Google (USA)

Dr. Samyr Mezzour

Chief Innovation Officer

House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), A Generali Company

Dr. Samyr Mezzour

Chief Innovation Officer

House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), A Generali Company

Dr. Samyr Mezzour

House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), A Generali Company

Dr. Samyr Mezzour

House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), A Generali Company
Established the Data Science Elite team that has grown to almost 100 data scientists around the world. Deployed on more than 130 AI, Data Science and ML projects

Dr. Seth Dobrin

Chief Data Officer IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software, Vice President & Chief Data Officer

IBM Analytics, IBM & AI, (USA)
Established the Data Science Elite team that has grown to almost 100 data scientists around the world. Deployed on more than 130 AI, Data Science and ML projects

Dr. Seth Dobrin

Chief Data Officer IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software, Vice President & Chief Data Officer

IBM Analytics, IBM & AI, (USA)
Voted in the top 100 AI leaders by Deep Knowledge Analytics & the top 100 leading pioneers in drug development using AI as per Forbes and currently leveraging petabytes of enterprise scale data to develop and deliver solutions that help in human disease biology, clinical genomics, and precision medicine

Dr. Shameer Khader

Sr. AI Director

AstraZeneca (USA)
Voted in the top 100 AI leaders by Deep Knowledge Analytics & the top 100 leading pioneers in drug development using AI as per Forbes and currently leveraging petabytes of enterprise scale data to develop and deliver solutions that help in human disease biology, clinical genomics, and precision medicine

Dr. Shameer Khader

Sr. AI Director

AstraZeneca (USA)
Heavily leveraging AI to make Singapore and cities in China smarter across its key projects, an important contributor to the development of Cambridge 1, the world's fastest supercomputer

Dr. Simon See

Global Head Nvidia AI Technology Centre

Nvidia (Singapore)
Heavily leveraging AI to make Singapore and cities in China smarter across its key projects, an important contributor to the development of Cambridge 1, the world's fastest supercomputer

Dr. Simon See

Global Head Nvidia AI Technology Centre

Nvidia (Singapore)
Deployed AI to assess martial arts fan behavior across 150 countries and using data analytics to improve immersive experience, bolster streaming services and deliver personalized content offers via an over the top platform

Erica Kerner

Senior Vice President & Head of Marketing & Strategy

One Championship (Singapore)
Deployed AI to assess martial arts fan behavior across 150 countries and using data analytics to improve immersive experience, bolster streaming services and deliver personalized content offers via an over the top platform

Erica Kerner

Senior Vice President & Head of Marketing & Strategy

One Championship (Singapore)

HAMAD AL MUTAIRI

Director of the Archives Department

UAE National Archives

HAMAD AL MUTAIRI

Director of the Archives Department

UAE National Archives

Irina Heaver

Crypto & Blockchain Lawyer

Irina Heaver

Crypto & Blockchain Lawyer

IRINA HEAVER

Crypto & Blockchain Lawyer

IRINA HEAVER

Crypto & Blockchain Lawyer

Jamie Broadbent

Head of Digital, Innovation & Design, RBS International

Jamie Broadbent

Head of Digital, Innovation & Design, RBS International

Jamie Broadbent

Head of Digital, Innovation & Design

RBS International

Jamie Broadbent

Head of Digital, Innovation & Design

RBS International
Using AI to improve data usage and assist evidence based decision making in addition to
designing its competitions: Champions League and Europa League, as well as EL2 from 2021/2022

Jean Baptiste Alliot

Baptiste Alliot, Innovation Strategy Specialist

UEFA (Switzerland)
Using AI to improve data usage and assist evidence based decision making in addition to
designing its competitions: Champions League and Europa League, as well as EL2 from 2021/2022

Jean Baptiste Alliot

Baptiste Alliot, Innovation Strategy Specialist

UEFA (Switzerland)

JOEL DIETZ

Connection Science Fellow

MIT Connection Science

JOEL DIETZ

Connection Science Fellow

MIT Connection Science
  

Joel Dietz

Connection Science Fellow, MIT Connection Science

John Whelan

Managing Director - Digital Assets & Innovation, Banco Santander

John Whelan

Managing Director - Digital Assets & Innovation, Banco Santander
Named in the Top 20 Portuguese World Changer and World's Top 70 Health AI Brains by Medicine AI , is leveraging AI, DL & ML to operate a 1200 healthcare diagnostic centres in a retail fashion

Jose Pedro Almeida

Data Intelligence Director

Unilabs Portugal (Portugal)
Named in the Top 20 Portuguese World Changer and World's Top 70 Health AI Brains by Medicine AI , is leveraging AI, DL & ML to operate a 1200 healthcare diagnostic centres in a retail fashion

Jose Pedro Almeida

Data Intelligence Director

Unilabs Portugal (Portugal)

Josef Holm

Founding Partner

Draper Goren Holm

Josef Holm

Founding Partner

Draper Goren Holm

Ken Rutkowski

TEDx Speaker & Radio Host

Ken Rutkowski

TEDx Speaker & Radio Host
Co founder of DataScience.Sg , a 10,000 strong AI and data scientists community in Singapore, building general AI to continue developing a smart nation

Koo Ping Shung

President

AI Professionals Association (Singapore)
Co founder of DataScience.Sg , a 10,000 strong AI and data scientists community in Singapore, building general AI to continue developing a smart nation

Koo Ping Shung

President

AI Professionals Association (Singapore)

Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr

Managing Editor

Cointelegraph

Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr

Managing Editor

Cointelegraph

LAUREN BISSEL

Producer and Founder

Immutable Music

LAUREN BISSEL

Producer and Founder

Immutable Music
The creator of the Rolls Royce process and framework for Governing AI Ethics and Data Ethics collaborating with HR, Ethics, Data Scientists, Manufacturing and the Trades Unions

Lee Glazier

Head of Service Integrity, R2 Data Labs

Rolls Royce (UK)
The creator of the Rolls Royce process and framework for Governing AI Ethics and Data Ethics collaborating with HR, Ethics, Data Scientists, Manufacturing and the Trades Unions

Lee Glazier

Head of Service Integrity, R2 Data Labs

Rolls Royce (UK)

Mai Alowaish

Chief Data Officer, Gulf Bank

Mai Alowaish

Chief Data Officer, Gulf Bank

Mai Santamaria

Head of Financial Advisory, Department of Finance (Ireland)

Mai Santamaria

Head of Financial Advisory

Department of Finance (Ireland)

Mai Santamaria

Head of Financial Advisory

Department of Finance (Ireland)

Mai Santamaria

Head of Financial Advisory, Department of Finance (Ireland)
Created the Schranner Concept® used by major Fortune 500 companies, a key strategic enabler of AI decision making and teaches the art of negotiation to business and government
leaders in over 40 countries including USA, Russian, Japan & China

Matthias Schranner

CEO

Schranner Negotiation Institute (Switzerland)
Created the Schranner Concept® used by major Fortune 500 companies, a key strategic enabler of AI decision making and teaches the art of negotiation to business and government
leaders in over 40 countries including USA, Russian, Japan & China

Matthias Schranner

CEO

Schranner Negotiation Institute (Switzerland)
Used ML successfully to market place forecasting to safety initiatives, and from ops automation to enhancing customer experience to serve a population of 1.3 billion

Megha Yethadka

Director of Program Management

Uber (India)
Used ML successfully to market place forecasting to safety initiatives, and from ops automation to enhancing customer experience to serve a population of 1.3 billion

Megha Yethadka

Director of Program Management

Uber (India)

Michal Gromek

Head of Operations and Compliance, Safello & Contributor, Forbes.co

Michal Gromek

Head of Operations and Compliance, Safello & Contributor, Forbes.co

Michele Curtoni

VP Digital Product Development & DLT, State Street

Michele Curtoni

VP Digital Product Development & DLT, State Street
Launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI)compliance framework and advisory service

New On-Board

Minesh Tanna

Member of UK CBI AI Working Group, European AI Alliance, and International Association for Artificial Intelligence & Law

Solicitor Advocate and Global AI Lead, Simmons & Simmons (UK)
Launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI)compliance framework and advisory service

New On-Board

Minesh Tanna

Member of UK CBI AI Working Group, European AI Alliance, and International Association for Artificial Intelligence & Law

Solicitor Advocate and Global AI Lead, Simmons & Simmons (UK)
Introduced AI for call centers that empower 3 million agents across 30,000 different enterprises to deliver customer experience

Mohamed El-Geish

AI Director

CISCO (USA)
Introduced AI for call centers that empower 3 million agents across 30,000 different enterprises to deliver customer experience

Mohamed El-Geish

AI Director

CISCO (USA)
Bitcoin Pioneer | Featured in Documentary "Banking on Bitcoin" | Founder, Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013

NICK SPANOS

Founder

Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013

Nick Spanos

Bitcoin Pioneer | Featured in Documentary "Banking on Bitcoin" | Founder, Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013

Nick Spanos

Bitcoin Pioneer | Featured in Documentary "Banking on Bitcoin" | Founder, Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013
Bitcoin Pioneer | Featured in Documentary "Banking on Bitcoin" | Founder, Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013

NICK SPANOS

Founder

Bitcoin Center & Blockchain Center 2013
Champion in deploying supervised, unsupervised, generative and reinforcement learning algorithms in capital markets across equity & commodity algo trading, high-frequency relative-return predictions and sensitivity calculations of complex derivative contracts

Salman Arif

Group Product Manager

Borealis AI (Canada)
Champion in deploying supervised, unsupervised, generative and reinforcement learning algorithms in capital markets across equity & commodity algo trading, high-frequency relative-return predictions and sensitivity calculations of complex derivative contracts

Salman Arif

Group Product Manager

Borealis AI (Canada)
Miss Korea 2018, Mecenat New Year Concert Host for Vietnam, a vocal critic of beauty standards and body-shaming culture, an inspiration for design of AI algorithms in the luxury and beauty sectors that avoid AI bias

Soo Min Kim

Former Miss Korea 2018, Content Creator & Broadcast Host

The Hankookilbo (South Korea)
Miss Korea 2018, Mecenat New Year Concert Host for Vietnam, a vocal critic of beauty standards and body-shaming culture, an inspiration for design of AI algorithms in the luxury and beauty sectors that avoid AI bias

Soo Min Kim

Former Miss Korea 2018, Content Creator & Broadcast Host

The Hankookilbo (South Korea)
Launched the world's first AI certification programme focussing on AI ethics that put Malta on the 10th rank in the global AI index by Tortoise Media

New On-Board

Stephen McCarthy

CEO

Malta Digital Innovation Authority (Malta)
Launched the world's first AI certification programme focussing on AI ethics that put Malta on the 10th rank in the global AI index by Tortoise Media

New On-Board

Stephen McCarthy

CEO

Malta Digital Innovation Authority (Malta)

Sukhendra 123

Sukhendra 2

Sukhendra 1
Responsible for digital transformation of the programming portfolio for admissions at NYU

Tala Hammash

Director of Admissions & Enrollment

New York University of Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Responsible for digital transformation of the programming portfolio for admissions at NYU

Tala Hammash

Director of Admissions & Enrollment

New York University of Abu Dhabi (UAE)

TATIANA KOFFMAN

Forbes Money & Markets Columnist

TATIANA KOFFMAN

Forbes Money & Markets Columnist
One of the top brand editors of the world, GE reports has been listed in the Financial Times, Inc. magazine and the Brunswick Review as a leading example of content published by businesses and leads the AI storytelling of GE globally which has been hailed as one of the best and most effective examples of machine nirvana.

Tomas Kellner

Chief Storyteller

GE (USA)
One of the top brand editors of the world, GE reports has been listed in the Financial Times, Inc. magazine and the Brunswick Review as a leading example of content published by businesses and leads the AI storytelling of GE globally which has been hailed as one of the best and most effective examples of machine nirvana.

Tomas Kellner

Chief Storyteller

GE (USA)

TONE VAYS

YouTube Influencer, Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

Tone Vays

YouTube Influencer, Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

TONE VAYS

YouTube Influencer, Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

Tuncay Tuncer

Executive Director, Group Online & Mobile Banking, Head Digital UAE, Standard Chartered Bank

Tuncay Tuncer

Executive Director, Group Online & Mobile Banking, Head Digital UAE, Standard Chartered Bank

VESA

Crypto Artist, Performer and Keynote Speaker

VESA

VESA

Crypto Artist, Performer and Keynote Speaker

VESA
His efforts are instrumental in Intel’s multi $Billion AI revenue growth

Wei Li

VP & GM of ML Performance

Intel Corporation (USA)
His efforts are instrumental in Intel’s multi $Billion AI revenue growth

Wei Li

VP & GM of ML Performance

Intel Corporation (USA)
Driving initiatives for Purposeful AI and key advisor Global 2000 corporations and venture backed startups on communicating to C level executives about digital technologies and transformation

William Thompson

Chief Strategy Officer

Forbes Insight (USA)
Driving initiatives for Purposeful AI and key advisor Global 2000 corporations and venture backed startups on communicating to C level executives about digital technologies and transformation

William Thompson

Chief Strategy Officer

Forbes Insight (USA)

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