Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Planning Government of Malta Malta 40 under 40 European Young Leaders of 2017 by Friends of Europe; Driving Malta’s 2050 low carbon development strategy and electrification of cars by leveraging AI.
CTO AIQ United Arab Emirates Designed and developed the Suricate-Nat, an interactive web platform to collect and analyze data using NLP techniques on natural disasters emitted by citizens using social networks.
Director of Data Science, Big Data & Visual Analytics SP Jain Global School of Management India Director in a Big-4, CTO-CIO with India's largest retail, CIO with Worlds largest newspaper, Faculty with NIFT, IIT, SPJain.
President - Cyber & Intelligence Solutions Mastercard United Kingdom In charge of 70 billion digital transactions annually, launched the Principles of Digital Identity frameworkto enable seamless digital interactions between government agencies and businesses internationally.
Artist & Futurist First solo artist to hold both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice, has produced records for Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Whitney Houston. Currently working on Akon City, a $6 billion dollar project.
Health & Wellbeing Fellow for Google for Startups, Co Founder & Chief Scientific Officer uMore Winner of Techstars UK National Covid 19 Startup Weekend; uses ML & digital phenotyping raising investment from Facebook’s former Head of Growth
Associate Professor of Marketing & Deputy Director of Internships SP Jain School of Global Management United Arab Emirates Specialized in digital marketing and e-commerce, working previously in banking, automotive and cosmetics industry. Key researcher in digital marketing and social media, e-commerce, Internet of Things and wearable technology
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; Winner of the Lab Laboratory Director’s Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) 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
VP Technology Transfer Israel Innovation Authority 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.
Team Leader - Business Solutions Abu Dhabi Investment Council (Mubadala Investment Company) United Arab Emirates Using evolutionary algorithms, this Emirati woman is developing and delivering new enterprise solution focused projects that intends to transform Abu Dhabi Investment Council.
Associate Professor & Lead of AI Initiatives King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia A winner of the Shoman Award for Arab Researchers for ML and big data for 2020, has three issued patents.
Professor at School of Visual Arts New York & Chief Creative Officer Collins (USA) Brainchild of logos for Twitch and Spotify, campaign master for Yahoo, Kodak, Dove, Hershey’s, Motorola; AdAge A List design agency of the year from 2018 2021
Co-Founder Own Your Data Foundation, VESA, Crypto Artist United States The whistleblower from Cambridge Analytica revealing its role in influencing the UK Brexit referendum and 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Co-Founder & Board Member Ocean Protocol Germany A speaker at World Economic Forum, a pioneer to kickstart a Web3 Data Economy by focussing on getting AI and data together in blockchain startups; An expert that helped build 20 banks globally for Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Mitsibushi & Jaguar LandRover
Global Product Director for New Generation Technologies Nestle Spain Over 40+ global patents mega and scale architectures like Distributed Commerce, Windows 8 Telemetry, Natural User Interface Platform; Customer Assistance Platform; MSN Search, Open Design Distributed P2P/CS Platform
CEO & Head Dubai Campus, Sr Vice President Institutional Development, Professor of Leadership, Design Thinking & Organizational Behaviour SP Jain School of Global Management United Arab Emirates A TEDx speaker, is an expert in connecting AI, neuroscience & behavioural science, sought after expert by World Bank, Dubai Executive Council, Emirates Airlines, DHL, SEWA, P&G etc
Co-Founder of AI Centre of Excellence (AICE) & Data Scientist Ada Labs Africa An AI youth champion from Africa; a founder at the age of 23, is now working on an ambitious plan to train young engineers in Africa in AI and ML to increase Africa's share that currently stands at 5% to support future societies
Marketing Week Columnist, Author eCommerce Best Practice, Educator and Speaker, Multiple award-winning marketer, Investor, Advisor CMO, OpenJaw Technologies Ireland One of UK’s top 100 CMOs, ran his first eCommerce website, turning over $100m
Advisor, Ministry of Infrastructure, Division for Digital Development Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure Sweden Head of blockchain for the Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure | Current Swedish representative in the European Blockchain Partnership
Director of Machine Learning SP Jain Global School of Management India Has worked as a Data Science and AI researcher for more than three decades. Has been consultant for major corporations, central banks, governments
Director of Data Science Talabat United Arab Emirates Using AI and data science to become the region's largest food and grocery delivery app with a network of 24800 restaurants and 44,675 branches delivering in less than 30 minutes.
Co-Founder Generation 3D A world record holder of 3D printing, one of the founding members of Dubai Future Foundation, now leveraging AI for additive manufacturing, fabrication and overall equiment effectiveness in the construction and manufacturing industries
Chief Digital Officer, AI & ML Advisor HSBC Germany Served as the Head of AI in the Applied Innovation Team of HSBC Hong Kong, worked on ethical frameworks for AI and is a frequent lecturer and speaker about Applications of AI in Finance.
Chief Innovation Officer - Intelligence, Blockchain/DLT, Digital Insurance & Payments, and Cybersecurity House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), a Generali company Switzerland Leading innovation at world’s third largest insurance company with Human-Centred Design, Artificial
CDO IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software & Vice President IBM Data & AI United States • 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
Co-Founder and CTO Anghami • Anghami’s AI and ML algorithms currently process 56 million data points each day • Became the first Arab technology company to be listed on NASDAQ in 2021, expected to generate $40 210 million in cash from the SPAC and a separate PIPE investment to help accelerate its growth
Director of Marketing & Communications Louvre Abu Dhabi Winner of Museum Opening of the Year award by Apollo-Bonhams for Louvre Abu Dhabi and an integral part of opening strategy and pre-opening programming of Abu Dhabi's cultural projects like the Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
AI Researcher & Computer Scientist, King Abdulaziz University President of Women Engineers Committee, Saudi Council of Engineers Saudi Arabia First Woman in the Middle East to earn a Ph.D in AI; an expert in phonology-based automatic speech recognition for Arabic; dedicating her life's work to develop more women AI engineers in Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030
AI Influencer, Chief data scientist and a SAP technical lead Accenture United States 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.
Associate Professor at the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Director of the Institute of Applied Information Security Heriot-Watt University United Arab Emirates Uses DL & ML to detect malware attacks on critical infrastructure, has developed an AI model that uses X Ray scans for COVID detection
MD Qatar Sportstech and Startup Boots camp Qatar Leads Qatar SportsTech, a sports tech AI accelerator, initiated by Qatar Development Bank, powered by Startupbootcamp and supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar Stars League, beIN Media Group, Qatar Financial Centre, Aspire Zone Foundation, MBK Holding and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Director General Ras Al Khaimah Government Media Office RAKGMO (UAE) Innovative champion of a holistic digital transformation and effective messaging & listed by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world
Professor of Marketing University of Cambridge (UK) Marketing guru who has taught executives from ABN, Amro , Barclays Bank, British Telecom, BP, the UK's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), GE, IBM, ING Group, NHS, Nokia, Philips, Roche, Shell, Vodafone etc
Regional Director Aljoodi Technologies United Arab Emirates Pioneered Brainbox AI, a plug-and-play intelligent AI powered HVAC automation system saving 25-30% of energy month-on-month for major commercial buildings globally
Executive Chairman Greenfield Robotics United States Author of the Bestseller ‘Disrupt You’ and ‘Future Proofing You’. In his former roles as EVP at EMI and Sony Connect, he revolutionised media distribution introducing new digital formats from the first digital album sales and streaming video on demand
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
Data Intelligence Director Unilabs Portugal Portugal Named in the Top 20 Portuguese World-Changer and World's Top 70 Health AI Brains by MedicineAI, is leveraging AI, DL & ML to operate a 1200 healthcare diagnostic centres in a retail fashion.
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
COO – UK & Ireland and Head of Technology Europe Edelman United Kingdom Has designed and contributed to digital strategies in campaigns run for Motorola, Samsung, Blackberry, Palm, Qualcomm, Canon, eBay, Microsoft, Xbox, Symantec, Kickstarter, WeWork, Linkedin, PayPal, Ericsson, Gartner, and HP; An active member of the London technology start-up community, mentoring early-stage start-ups.
CEO Cerebian United Arab Emirates NASA Space App Challenge winner, creator of the world’s first dream recorder, and a Brain-Interface that enables users to communicate silently and type/talk to Siri using brain signals
Non Executive Board Director European Sponorship Association (UK) United Kingdom Led the marketing for the British Council's global 400th anniversary campaign of Shakespeare, with an organic social reach of 2.3 billion in one weekend.
Multimedia personality, Founder of KasemCares and former UFC Commentator Kasem has made guest appearances on The View, Good Morning America, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood, The Doctors, Piers Morgan, Good Day LA, Fox and Friends, and has been a UFC commentator.
Head of Customer Solutions, (Digital) Health Innovation and BIOME Lead UK Novartis United Kingdom Creating proofs of concept and scaling AI deployment across the healthtech space; Leveraging AI for digital and omni-channel marketing and strategy development
Head of Service Integrity Rolls-Royce United Kingdom 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
Strategy & Innovation Advisor U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) United States Launched # ArtAboutAI , an initiative to make AI more accessible and to inform civic debate, through a medium that transcends language and culture art.
Director for Public Administration Reform and eGovernment Office of the Prime Minister of Serbia Serbia Is now advising governments, organizations and corporations on digital transformation and innovation
Head of Sales CEEMEA & Managing Director DACH Talkwalker (Luxembourg) Deployed an AI powered conversational intelligence platform enabling customer-centric companies to drive revenue, increase retention and reduce costs
Advisory Board Member Womentech Network and Coding Girls, Cofounder & Vice President of Women in Cyber Security & Founder Internet of Toys Europe’s 20 influential women in tech 2021; #10 by IFSEC as a global cyber security influencer,a pioneer of finding breaches in digitally connected toys; member of the advisory board of CyberTrust EU, Women Leaders @Digital and Coding Girls
Head of Corporate Affairs Abu Dhabi Airports Company • Transforming the global traveller experience by making Abu Dhabi’s new airport the most immersive, interactive airport in the world • Previously at Dubai Airports, Matt enabled an entertainment-led experience in partnership with some of the biggest global and regional brands including Disney, Timeout & Anghami
Director of Program Management Uber India Used ML successfully to marketplace forecasting to safety initiatives, and from ops automation to enhancing customer experience to serve a population of 1.3 billion
Regional Director CSM Sport & Entertainment • Launched the "Electric Run", a non-traditional mass campaign which increased engagement by 3 times of young Emiratis compared to the national average; • Spearheading sporting events for key clients like DP World, PIF & NEOM • Key member of the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi
Chief Marketing Officer & GM Sony Music Entertainment Middle East United Arab Emirates An entertainment and music executive with over 20 years’ experience, Mike has led the Sony Music Middle East business since 2014, working across a vast market comprising Egypt, Levant, GCC, Pakistan and Afghanistan in the areas of artist development, music marketing & promotions and business development.
International bestselling author & an Empathy Advocate Creative Director (UAE) United Arab Emirates Transformed a loss making startup agency on empathy based marketing techniques with a 98% pitch conversion rate
Global AI Lead and Solicitor Advocate Simmons & Simmons and Chair of Society for Computers and Law (SCL) AI Group United Kingdom Launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) compliance framework and advisory service
MC, Entertainer • Featured on the front cover of VANISH (World’s largest magic magazine) • The Sunday Times calls him “The James Bond of Magic”, uses magic as an effective way of story-telling that has seen him win multiple awards and work with top clients like Rolls Royce and PWC
Director of Strategy & Analytics Kitch United Arab Emirates An ex Global Head of Analytics for Careem, is now transforming the F&B industry with the concept kitchens on the cloud, secured $15 million investment in 2021 to expand in UAE and Saudi Arabia
Government Chief Data Officer Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs & Communications Estonia Managing data for Estonian e-citizenship, for citizen from 165 countries including e-citizenship of Barrack Obama; is now working on an ambitious plan to personalise and create seamless e-governance services leveraging AI, right from the time a baby is born, to health benefits, education admissions, car renewals etc
Associate Head of Edinburgh Business School Heriot Watt University (UAE) Has developed an exceptional used case study that uses deep and machine learning to detect malware attacks on critical infrastructure; Has developed an AI model that uses X-Ray scans for COVID detection
Assistant Professor Dubai Institue of Design and Innovation United Arab Emirates Collaborated with a large number of leading international designers, including the design studio, Architecture and Vision, and space architects, Arturo Vittori and Andreas Vogler to bring cross-fertilization of design between humans and technology.
CEO Mobilium Co-founded Zomba & Jive Records, Former EVP of Capitol Records & Blue Note & founded the global mobile content, games & entertainment industry. Trailblazer of music, media, entertainmant and mobile sectors The “father of the ring tone”.
Commercial Director Anghami United Arab Emirates • Became the first Arab technology company to be listed on NASDAQ, expected to generate $40-210 million in cash from the SPAC and a separate PIPE investment to help accelerate its growth • Leveraged work from home to diversify genres and had the highest audio listeners registered
Chief Strategist - Department of Economic Development Dubai Government of Dubai United Arab Emirates Developing the Eco system Transformation Plans & Policy Initiatives for the Government of Dubai to become a 4.0 industry leader
Associate Professor - Multimedia Design Dubai Institue of Design and Innovation United Arab Emirates Is part of the Complex Human Data Hub research center, investigating the psychological implications of current innovations in data gathering devices and wearables.
Contemporary Artist and ‘The Pioneer of Magical Realism’ Sacha Jafri holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest painting and the second-most expensive painting by a living artist with a price tag of $62 million.
Group Product Manager Borealis AI (Royal Bank of Canada) Canada Deployed 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.
Ex VP of Ebay's AI team, Technical Advisor to the AI Medicine division of Cedars Sinai & Chief Technology Officer InVision Over 40+ global patents mega and scale architectures like Distributed Commerce, Windows 8 Telemetry, Natural User Interface Platform; Customer Assistance Platform; MSN Search, Open Design Distributed P2P/CS Platform
Senior Director of AI Astra Zeneca (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. Currently leveraging petabytes of enterprise-scale data to develop and deliver solutions that help in human disease biology, clinical genomics, and precision medicine.
Founding Partner Shorooq Partners United Arab Emirates CTF: A Forbes 30 Under 30 and Kauffman Fellows, early backer of numerous successful startups including Sarwa, MunchOn, SmartCrowd, Nymcard and Clara.
Group CEO Mohamed and Obaid Al Mulla Group of Cos, American Hospital United Arab Emirates Launched the first AI research centre in the region to leverage it’s electronic health records, EHR, data along with its clinical AI and advanced data analytics tools
Executive Director - AI & Machine Learning Standard Chartered Bank (India) India The AI expert who built supervised and unsupervised ML models by using tools like randomForests, logistic regression, clustering and neural networks
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
Former Miss Korea 2018, Content Creator & Broadcast Host The Hankookilbo Korea, Republic of 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.
Director of Admissions & Enrollment New York University, Abu Dhabi (UAE) United Arab Emirates Responsible for digital transformation of the programming portfolio for admissions at NYU; Launched She Loves Data for women data scientists in the MENA region in 2020
Founder Draper University United States Entrepreneur for the World, Commonwealth Club's "Distinguished Citizen," Independent Institute's "Toqueville Liberty Award," Forbes' "Midas List. Worth's "100 Most Powerful People in Finance." Top 100 most influential Harvard Alumni. AlwaysON's #1 Networked Venture Capitalist.; Venture Successes include Skype, Baidu, Tesla, Overture, PTC, Hotmail, Twitch, Robinhood, Carta, Coinbase, Theranos.
Chief Storyteller GE United States 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; Leads the AI storytelling of GE globally which has been hailed as one of the best and most effective examples of machine nirvana.
Uli Reese, Author of 101 Great Minds & Global CMO Amp (Germany) The brains driving audio branding for StarTrek & Disney Classics apart from the likes of Nike, BMW, Reebok, Sony, Coca Cola, Mercedes etc
Senior AI & Data Scientist Groupe 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.
President Forbes Inisght United States Driving initatives for Purposeful AI and key advisor Global 2000 corporations and venture-backed start-ups on communicating to C-level executives about digital technologies and transformation
CEO; Chairperson of Women in Engineering V-Origin Tech; IEEE China 2021’s top 10 most influential women in technology; a holder of 50 patents, innovated the "AI for AI" concept for Computer Vision and DL
Vice President & Chief AI Scientist & Chief Data Officer; Head of Financial Intelligence DAMO Academy, Ant Group China Built the core AI team at Ant Financial whose intelligent customer service system has saved $15 Million year on year from 2016.