2019 SPEAKERS

H.E. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama
Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence
UAE
    Andrew Ng
    Founder - Coursera
    Adjunct Professor - Stanford University
    Founding Lead of Google Brain and former Chief Scientist of Baidu, named among Time’s '100 Most Influential Persons In the World'
    Dr. Ben Goertzel
    CEO - SingularityNET
    Chief Scientist - Hanson Robotics, Hong Kong
    Director behind the company that developed the world's first hearing aid supported by AI
      Seng Yee Lau
      Senior Executive Vice President, Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Branding
      Tencent - China
      Named 'Media Person of The Year' at Cannes Lions 2015 and a key visionary leading the use of AI at one of Asia's top-ranked most valuable companies
        Jinshui Liu
        Chief Scientist of Huawei AI D-Lab & Chief Architect of Huawei Heterogeneous Computing
        Huawei - China
          Jürgen Schmidhuber
          Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, Scientific Director, Professor of AI
          NNAISENSE, Swiss AI Lab IDSIA, USI & SUPSI - Switzerland
          Hailed by the New York Times as the 'Father of AI'
          Dr. Chae Sub Lee
          Director of ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
          International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Switzerland
            Bernardo Mariano
            CIO
            World Health Organization (WHO) - Switzerland
            Shaping the global technology, data management and AI strategies to empower WHO’s mission of better health for everyone, everywhere
            Kevin Dallas
            Corporate Vice President - AI & Intelligent Cloud Business Development
            Microsoft – USA
            A key figurehead in Microsoft's AI vision and business plans, driving the business development for Microsoft AI & Intelligent Cloud
              Dr. Wanli Min
              Chief Machine Intelligence Scientist
              Alibaba Cloud - China
              Among China's 'Top 20 leading technologists' (Forbes) and Creator of Alibaba's ultra-intelligent AI platform - the ET Brain
              H.E. Dr. Aisha bint Butti
              bin Bishr
              Director General
              Smart Dubai Office - UAE
              Overseeing Dubai's city wide digital transformation and leading efforts to create the world's first paperless city
              Amy Webb
              Founder
              Future Today Institute - USA
              Washington Post best-selling author with a record 7 million views for her TED talk on data that’s been translated into 32 different languages
              Lord Timothy Clement Jones
              Chair
              House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee & All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence - UK
              Dubbed the ‘AI Lord’ for steering UK’s quantum leap into AI and digital transformation
                Ali Bouhouch
                CTO & VP of Enterprise Architecture
                SEPHORA - USA
                Driving the AI transformation of one of the world's most innovative retailers in the global beauty industry
                Amir Khosrowshahi
                VP and CTO of AI Products
                Intel - USA
                Co-Founder of the AI startup, Nervana, which was acquired by Intel for a record $400m and now the lead-brains behind Intel’s neural chips
                Paul Balsom
                Head of Sports Science & Performance Analysis
                Leicester City Football Club - UK
                Celebrated sports scientist whose AI & Analytics led to the underdog club winning their first-ever Premier League title in 132 years
                Adam Bonnifield
                VP -Artificial Intelligence
                Airbus - France
                Mastermind behind the aviation giant’s radical AI initiatives and strategies that aim to eliminate flight delays and reduce losses
                Dr. Saket Kumar
                Chief Data Scientist, Global Premium Services
                Google - USA
                Super-brains behind Google’s empowering AI initiatives to make the tech accessible to all
                Hassan Sawaf
                Director of Applied Science & Artificial Intelligence
                Amazon Web Services (AWS) - USA
                AI lead at Amazon Web Services (AWS), with 20+ years' experience in the automatic speech recognition, computer vision, natural language understanding, and machine translation fields
                Dr. Eng Lim Goh
                CTO & VP
                Hewlett Packard Enterprise - USA
                AI leader behind NASA-HPE’s most powerful computer sent into space
                Dr. Li Xu
                Co-Founder & CEO
                SenseTime - China
                Computer vision expert who founded and led SenseTime to become one of the world's leading AI companies
                  Professor Birgitte Andersen
                  CEO
                  Big Innovation Centre - UK
                  An international AI luminary leading the open innovation initiatives and private & public sector coalition driven to make the UK a Global Innovation Hub by 2025
                  Dr. Hatem Bugshan
                  Head of Big Innovation Centre, Middle East
                  Big Innovation Centre - KSA
                  Regional lead focused on redefining the innovation landscape and contributing to transforming the Middle East economy into a knowledge-based one
                  Arif Ahmed
                  SVP of Innovation
                  U.S. Bank - USA
                  Global and cross-industry leader in digital transformation, new ventures and innovation
                    Eyad Janneh
                    Founder
                    Mahallak - Turkey
                    One of MIT’s top 35 Innovators Under 35 hailed for his humanitarian innovations aiding Syrian refugees