Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm and incubator. She has been a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence and smart cities to leading corporations and governments. Ayesha also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore government’s agency that develops and regulates its world class technology sector.
Prior to founding ADDO AI, Ayesha spent more than a decade on Wall Street developing large scale trading, risk management and data analytics systems.
Ayesha Khanna has been named one of Singapore’s leading female entrepreneurs and a leading Asian fintech influencer by Fintech Asia. She also served on the Singapore Ministry of Education’s Steering Committee on future skills and applied learning for emerging industries.
She has been recently profiled for her work in artificial intelligence in leading publications including Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland), Corriere della Sera (Italy), Dagens Næringsliv (Norway), Lëtzebuerger Journal (Luxembourg) and many others.
Also, Ayesha Khanna has been published and quoted on technology, innovation and smart cities in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Strategy+Business, and Foreign Policy.
Ayesha Khanna is author of «Straight Through Processing» (2008) and co-author of «Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization» (2012) and author of the upcoming book “U + AI” on how artificial intelligence can benefit humanity.
Ayesha Khanna is one of the world’s leading AI practitioners with deep expertise in transforming businesses through artificial intelligence. Her clients include leading telcos such as Singtel (Singapore’s largest telco), Habib Bank (Pakistan’s largest bank), SOMPO (Japan’s largest insurance company), and Smart Dubai (Dubai’s smart city agency).
Ayesha Khanna has a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and a PhD in Information Systems and Innovation from the London School of Economics.
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Dr. Ayesha Khanna keynote presentation was a crowd favourite. Khanna debunked fears about AI Technology, pointing to the crucial AI plays in the profession, improving efficiency, supporting teams and preparing for the future.