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.
Chair of AI
BIF, United Nations General Assembly United States
One of the Middle East’s youngest start-up entrepreneur and investor.
Xische Holdings United Arab Emirates
A visionary in the field of technology, serves as an advisor to governments and as a board member in many startups.
Founder & CEO SparkCognition United States
A thought leader with over 20 years of experience in diverse sectors and advisor to MENA governments on digital transformation
DR SID AHMED BENRAOUANE
Professor, Carlson School of Management, UMN;
Advisor, Dubai Police;
Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon United Arab Emirates
Nikhil Jain’s ObEN devises an accurate virtual representation of an individual for the digital ecosphere. Interesting technology to look out for!
CEO & Co-founder
ObEN United States
An award winning business woman , Founder, Angel Investor, CMO, Licensee of the TEDxLeicester chapter and technology advisor who aims to disrupt mindsets and perceptions within the community.
Beowulf Proof Work United Kingdom
As a thought leader, was appointed as a Senior Fellow at the International Cyber Security Centre at George Mason University, Virginia.
DR SATYAM PRIYADARSHY
Technology Fellow & Chief Data Scientist;
Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon United States
15+ years of international B2B event organiser experience, and has successfully organised the Middle East’s biggest blockchain summit in 2017.
Chief Executive Officer
A highly skilled and experienced individual in financial crime analytics, anti-money laundering, lending fraud, credit card fraud, sanctions, compliance and operations risk.
Lead Data Scientist
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank United Arab Emirates
A technology leader with over 14 years of experience in driving product development and strategic partnerships across US, Asia, and Europe at large tech firms and startups.
Head of Innovation Center FWD Insurance Singapore
AI and Robotics expert who deals with the implementation of Deep Machine Learning in the field of education
DR NIKOLAOS MAVRIDIS
Founder and Director, Interactive Robots and Media Lab
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Greece
CEO of AI based company Perpetuuiti which implements an ‘Intelligent Digital Workforce with Cognitive Capabilities’.
Founder & CEO Perpetuuiti India
A serial entrepreneur with a passion for disruptive innovation and technology, has previously founded four startups including one successful exit.
CEO & Co-founder
Founder of ‘Bankorus’ which is an AI-powered crypto-wealth management platform and security token marketplace built with blockchain.
An experienced technical manager with a strong background in operations within the digital marketing and advertising industry.
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.
Marvelstone Group Singapore
Dubbed as the ‘Innovator in a white coat’, Shabeer is a practicing neurologist who started Universal Hospital, which has grown into a conglomerate with business interests across North America, India and the Middle East.
DR SHABEER NELLIKODE
Founder & Managing Director
Universal Hospital United Arab Emirates
Bernie has been in the ICT industry for over 25 years. Moreover, he is a frequent speaker at international technology forums, advocating the adoption of cloud computing to key stakeholders in the region.
Trustee Asia Cloud Computing Organisation Singapore
Her leadership has seen SGInnovate, in less than 2 years, has established itself as a leading force in driving deep tech innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore and internationally.
Head of Brand SGInnovate Singapore
Apla United Arab Emirates
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.
Emerging Tech Journalist CEO of Galatea; Editor-at-Large of VRScout United States
Shengmei is an inventor with dozens of technology related patents under her wing, as well as few patent-pending ideas.
General Manager & Assistant Director
Panasonic R&D Center Singapore Singapore
Reez Nordin who is on a mission to unearth emerging startups in South East Asia has led several initiatives to nurture entrepreneurial talents within corporates and the public through angel matching funding and pre-accelerator programs.
Venture Partner Monk’s Hill Ventures Malaysia
Founder & CEO
Pivotchain Solutions United Arab Emirates
Has co-authored more than 25 research papers that were accepted in top peer-reviewed conferences and journals, and was displayed at conferences such as the Computer Vision, Cognitive Recognition and British Machine Vision Conference.
DR JAGANNADAN VARADARAJAN
Data Science (Lead)
A highly trusted consultant and a sought-after speaker on a wide range, Dr. Chun is a leading AI pioneer and global visionary with over three decades of AI innovation experience winning accolades like Top 5 Greater China CIO Award.
DR ANDY CHUN
Associate Prof., Dept. of Computer Science & Former CIO, City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Serial entrepreneur and public speaker based in Hong Kong, specialising in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chatbots and Marketing Automation.
Chairman AI Society of Hong Kong Hong Kong
As a business futurist, Charlie analyses, imagines and explains the future, especially on how technology will impact, disrupt and empower businesses, industries and economies.
Prior to B Capital, Harvard graduate Dave spent 20 years across Silicon Valley and Asia, building and operating tech companies. He was Director at Oracle, where he was responsible for corporate and industry strategy.
Principal B Capital 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 (IMI), NTU, Singapore and MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland Singapore
With his 18+ years of experience, Prabhat has been instrumental in driving multi-million Net Income benefits through an array of analytical solutions designed to address complex business problems.
Sr. Director & Head of Analytics GSK Consumer Healthcare Singapore
A passionate evangelist for all things digital, Karen heads Digital arm for C&J Clark P/L Asia Pacific overseeing digital transformation in the region across 13 markets.
SVP – Digital, APAC C&J Clarks Singapore
Over 15 years, Jean Claude has been a part of the expansion and growth of multiple companies, as well as becoming a serial entrepreneur himself. He currently advises and grows startups globally.
JEAN CLAUDE DONATO
Managing Director Nikaia Pte Ltd Singapore
Specializing in early-stage investing, Tak has already invested in over 60 startups, primarily in the AI space, such as Spark Labs in Korea and Techstars in London. He is also a member of the e-Residency Advisory Group.
Managing Director Zeroth.ai Hong Kong
Head of talent networking at SGInnovate, Juliana Lim holds business partnership experience in a variety of industries.
Head – Talent Networking SGInnovate Singapore
Having started investing into the local startup ecosystem since 2012 and have not stopped since, Jeffrey is looking for audacious entrepreneurs to solve the world’s various problems.