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SERIES SPEAKERS

He has held important global positions for large financial institutions, dealing with the financing of large international ICT deals.

HANS CHRISTENSEN

Vice President – Dtec

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

United Arab Emirates

A PhD holder in AI from the University of Utrecht – Netherlands, and has a wealth of experience in leading strategic change processes.

DR BERND VAN LINDER

Chief Executive Officer

Commercial Bank of Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Susan is an autodidact civic technologist in AI & blockchain space. She also has an international media experience with her work published in or aired on major media outlets.

SUSAN OH

Chair of AI

BIF, United Nations General Assembly

United States

Has been active in the AI field since 2010; is a speaker at international conferences and a teacher of Data Science programs for corporates.

ANDREA CASATI

Artificial Intelligence Lead

OCBC Bank

Singapore

David is a Data-Driven AI Guru with 14+ years of international experience in top companies, working on data monetisation, analytics, data science, Big Data, AI, ML, business intelligence, product innovation, applied research, strategic consultancy and business-focused applications.

DAVID MILLAN

Global Head of Data Science & AI

Vodafone Group

Spain

Adept in a range of fields from AI and big data to safe and smart cities and enterprise solutions, he is a blue ocean tech strategist and a thought leader.

F.E. (EDWIN) DIENDER

Vice President, Government & Public Utility Sector,

Enterprise Business Group Huawei Technologies

China

Founder of 5F World, Co-Founder and Chairman of Global Talent Track, Chairman of NASSCOM Foundation and Ex-Chairman of Zensar Technologies, Ganesh is the author of 4 McGraw Hill Books in the business domain.

DR GANESH NATARAJAN

Founder, 5F World; Chairman SVP India;
Center for AI and advanced analytics.

Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon

India

Has written several top articles on the subject of AI, as well as the curriculum for Google Daydream’s ‘VR & 360 Video Production’ Coursera course.

JESSE DAMIANI

Emerging Tech Journalist

CEO of Galatea; Editor-at-Large of VRScout

United States

Axel Angeli has a reputation as SAP guru and protagonist for Ultra-Large Distributed Computing System that includes such trends like the Internet of Things, SOA and cloud computing since the 1990s.

AXEL ANGELI

Digital Transformation Evangelist;

Founder, Logosworld;
Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon

Germany

France is AI’ is the largest european nonprofit organization (powered by France Digitale) gathering the actors of the French AI ecosystem: 300 startups, 100 research labs, large corporates, engineering schools, universities and investors.

DAMIEN GROMIER

Président

France is AI

France

A serial entrepreneur and fintech influencer, Dinis is a heavyweight in the field of international business and digital transformation.

DINIS GUARDA

Author, CEO & Founder,

Lifesci

United Kingdom

Joel aims to invest and incubate 10,000 ideas across emerging countries in order to bring sustainable and smart development to communities, via the use of AI.

JOEL KO

President

Marvelstone Group

Singapore

Nadia Thalmann – Creator of world’s most human-like robot,’Nadine’ is currently the Director of the research laboratory, MIRALab, at the University of Geneva and Director of the Institute for Media Innovation, at NTU in Singapore.

NADIA MAGNENAT THALMANN

Director Institute for Media Innovation,

NTU, Singapore and MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Singapore

Serial entrepreneur and public speaker based in Hong Kong, specialising in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chatbots and Marketing Automation.

GERARDO SALANDRA

Chairman

AI Society of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

A process implementation expert, he has a successful track record of driving enterprise digital strategy in organisations across the globe.

SUMIT PURI

CIO

Max Healthcare

India

He has spent years with Rolls Royce Aerospace in the UK, researching jet engines in collaboration with MIT, Oxford and Cambridge.

DR ARJOON SUDDHOO

Executive Director, Mauritius Research Council;

Chairman, Air Mauritius

Republic of Mauritius