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)
Member of the European AI Alliance, by European Commission that influences its AI ethics guidelines

Ana Chubinidze

Social Scientist & Founder

AI Governance International (Germany)
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


DiDi (China)
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)
Using Evolutionary Algorithms, this Emirati woman is developing and delivering new projects that intends to transform decision making processes for enterprises.

Ayesha Al Hosani

Team Leader – Business Solutions

Abu Dhabi Investment Council (Mubadala Investment Company) (UAE)
A pioneer to kickstart the Web3 Data Economy by focusing on getting AI and data together in blockchain startups and business expert that helped build 20 banks globally for Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi & Jaguar Land Rover

New On Board

Bruce Pon

Co Founder & Board Member

Ocean Protocol (Germany)
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)
First female pilot in the Royal Danish Air Force, is now exploring AI for safety, security and sustainability for jets, helicopters and superyachts.

Charlotte Pedersen

CEO - Luxaviation Helicopters

Luxaviation Group (Luxembourg)
An AI youth champion from Africa and 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

New On Board

Claire Matuka

& Data Scientist Ada Labs Africa (Kenya)

Co Founder of AI Centre of Excellence (AICE)
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

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

Dina Mohammad Laity

Director of Data Science

Talabat (UAE)
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 equipment effectiveness in the construction and manufacturing industries

New On Board

Dominic Wright


Generation 3D (UAE)
Has developed an exceptional used case study that uses deep and machine learning to detects malware attacks on critical infrastructure and has also developed an AI model that uses X Ray scans for COVID detection.

Dr Hani Ragab,

Associate Professor at the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Director of the Institute of Applied Information Security

Heriot-Watt University (UAE)
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)
A winner of the Shoman Award for Arab Researchers for ML and big data for 2020, has three issued patents.

Dr. Bernard Ghanem

Lead of AI Initiative, KAUST

Associate Professor, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (Saudi Arabia)
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)
Developed a software that helps ML teams save70% on their data preparation and processing costs while getting a significant performance boost

Dr. Jennifer Prendki ,

Founder & CEO

Alectio (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)
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)

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)
An experienced doctoral supervisor and examiner, with students based in the UK, Germany, France, Switzerland and UAE working in areas of social media and customer engagement, buyer seller and sales person customer relationships, artificial intelligence and marketing.

Dr. Paul Hopkinson

Associate Head of Edinburgh Business School

Heriot-Watt University (UAE)
Is part of the Complex Human Data Hub research center, investigating the psychological implications of current innovations in data gathering devices and wearables

New On Board

Dr. Renata Morais

Assistant Professor Multimedia Design

Dubai Institue of Design and Innovation (UAE)
Leads a data science team focused on measuring & optimizing the marketing ROI for Google’s largest clients

Dr. Saket Kumar

Chief Data Scientist - Global Premium Services

Google (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)
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)
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.

Heba Qadri Al Masri


Qatar Sportstech & Startup Boots Camp (Qatar)
40 under 40 European Young Leaders of 2017 by Friends of Europe and Driving Malta’s 2050 low carbon development strategy and electrification of cars by leveraging AI

His Excellency Aaron Farrugia

Minister of Environment, Climate Change & Planning

Government of Malta
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)
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)
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


AI Professionals Association (Singapore)
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)
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


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)
Launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI)compliance framework and advisory service

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

Managing data for Estonian e citizenship, for citizen from 165 countries including e-citizenship of Barrack Obama and 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.

Ott Velsberg

Government Chief Data Officer

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs & Communications (Estonia)
Is proactively helping develop and recommend the Eco system Transformation Plans & Policy Initiatives for the Government of Dubai and highly involved in making Dubai the leader in the Fourth Industrial revolution

Rashid Hazari

Chief Strategist

Department of Economic Development Dubai (UAE)
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)
Launched the first AI research centre in the region in partnership with global health care technology company Cerner that aims to leverage it’s electronic health records, EHR, data along with its clinical AI and advanced data analytics tools to ultimately create centres of excellence for oncology, infectious diseases, and bariatric medicine.

Sherif Beshara

Mohamed and Obaid Al Mulla Group of Cos

Group CEO, American Hospital
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

Stephen McCarthy


Malta Digital Innovation Authority (Malta)
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)
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

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)

A Global Network of Association Support

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