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2018

 

19 Apr 2018. Enjoyed speaking on artificial intelligence for startups at a great panel at Norway-Asia Business Summit. Wonderful to see deeper collaboration between Singapore and Norway on digital innovation. Thanks Mikael Krogh for moderating! #AI #Norway #Singapore

 
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17 Apr 2018. Great to be invited to Manila to speak on artificial intelligence and hear the inspiring talk by fellow speaker Philippines Vice President Leni  Robredo. #AI#smartcities #asia

 
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14 Apr 2018. It was really interesting to discuss artificial intelligence and its applications in retail, transport and F&B this week with over 50 companies at Enterprise Singapore, which helps Singaporean companies build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. #AI 


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12 Apr 2018. Great to participate in a provocative debate on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities. Wonderful to have French Ambassador His Excellency M. Marc Abensour open the session in this "France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018". #AI #SmartCities  (Embassy of France in Singapore and Live With AI)

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11 Apr 2018. Really honoured to be chosen as one of Top 100 Women in Fintech globally by LATTICE80, and to be in the company of these phenomenal leaders. #AI #Fintech link: https://lnkd.in/fd_tawM

10 Apr 2018. I am delighted to announce the annual Farida & Javed Malik Award for girls who excel in tech programs by our charity 21C Girls. Aba and Ami (my parents) always emphasised the power of education to make a difference and do good in the world. Aba will give our first recipient the award on his and Ami's behalf this December in Singapore. #education #GirlsinTech


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4 Apr 2018. Really enjoyed discussing artificial intelligence and fintech applications with the senior executives of CIMB, Malaysia’s second largest bank. Thanks Rohani Mustaffa for inviting me. #AI#CIMB #fintech @cimbmalaysia

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2 Apr 2018.  Thanks so much to The Peak Singapore magazine for the cover story on my work in artificial intelligence and for girls in tech. 
@thepeaksg #AI #girlsintech
link: https://bit.ly/2pUSUAQ

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27 Mar 2018. Wonderful to give the opening plenary on artificial intelligence at Thomson Reuters annual risk and compliance conference in London. And wow what an amazing stage! #AI @thomsonreuters


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21 Mar 2018. Fantastic to give the closing keynote on artificial intelligence at Gartner’s conference in London and to discuss how to infuse empathy, transparency and equity in AI. Thanks @gartner_inc for the invitation! #AI

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19 Mar 2018. Great to lead a session on the impact of artificial intelligence on talent with leading HR officers in Asia and to discuss their challenges and strategies. Thanks Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI) for inviting me. #AI

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13 Mar 2018. Great speaking on artificial intelligence and fintech to the executive leadership of UnionBank of the Philippines, one of the country’s largest banks. Thanks to CEO Edwin Bautista and CTO Henry Aguda for the invitation. #AI #Fintech


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10 Mar 2018. Great to speak at the YPO Edge conference yesterday on artificial intelligence in Asia with Naveen Menon, @Cisco’s ASEAN President.

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9 Mar 2018.  Honoured to have @Forbes magazine feature me in its story on women who are groundbreaking entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia. #AI #Asia

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27 Feb 2018. Great to start our collaboration with TechStars in Dubai to mentor their awesome startups on artificial intelligence. Plus I was able to try some cool virtual reality demos. #AI #VR @addo.ai @techstars


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22 Feb 2018. Thanks to Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's leading newspapers, for its profile on my work in artificial intelligence, my thoughts on humanity’s hybrid future, and for calling me superdonna 😉 #AI #italy #graziemille Link: http://bit.ly/2Cc9Qu9

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21 Feb 2018. Honoured to sign an MoU with the Abu Dhabi government in the presence of Minister S. Iswaran, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry, and His Excellency Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Mararis, Chairman of the Department of Energy Abu Dhabi. ADDO AI will be using artificial intelligence to drive smart energy optimisation. #AI #utilities

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12 Feb 2018. Wonderful to be in Mallorca to speak on smart cities and artificial intelligence at Panasonic’s 100 year anniversary and to witness the company's vision for its future. #AI #smartcities


8 Feb 2018. Successfully defended my PhD thesis this morning in information infrastructures for smart cities! Great to be Dr. Ayesha Khanna! #smartcities 🎉

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25 Jan 2018. Great to be in beautiful Bergen to speak on AI, smart cities and the power of interdisciplinary teams at Nordic Urban Conference. #AI #Norway #SmartCities

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20 Jan 2018. Thanks DN (Norway's leading business newspaper) for the feature on my work in artificial intelligence and my passion for teaching girls coding. Delighted that ADDO AI is now in Oslo. #AI

Link: http://bit.ly/2DqE5hU


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15 Jan 2018. Many thanks to Analyse Asia for the podcast with me on the state of artificial intelligence across Asia Pacific. #AI #Asia

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10 Jan 2018. It was a great honour to speak at NHO in Oslo on the opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence work,  and the importance of equity and transparency. Inspiring to hear my fellow speakers Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Education Minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen. #Norway #AI

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16 Dec 2017. Wonderful to be featured by YourStory amongst my heroes: the inspiring women teaching girls how to code. We're proud of our charity 21C Girls' success in Singapore and excited to launch our AI workshops for teenage girls in 2018. #GirlsInTech #AI


2017

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14 Dec 2017.  How will we live in 2067? Thanks Bosch Global for animating my story when we will have social robots, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, but also a lack of privacy and a nostalgia for simpler joys and the need for human connection.  #AI #smartcity #future

28 Nov 2017. Thanks to Singapore Tourism Board for featuring me in their spotlight on innovative entrepreneurs who make Singapore their company headquarters. #AI #SingaporeRocks link: http://bit.ly/2iaoYQq

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27 Nov 2017.  I was honoured to sign an MOU between the Dubai government and ADDO AI today on using artificial intelligence to personalise citizen services with the support of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan. #AI #SmartCity


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19 Nov 2017.  Thank you Your Story for including me in the feature on Singapore's PowerWomen. #honoured #singapore #AI

Link: http://bit.ly/2zQeSKO

18 Nov 2017. Excited to advise YES BANK, one of India's largest banks, to review Fintech opportunities with artificial intelligence in India. #AI #fintech

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14 Nov 2017. Delighted to speak about Artificial Intelligence at Pawlik in Hamburg, which included fascinating talks by fellow speakers Christian Lindner and Edward Snowden. #AI #Deutschland

 

 21 Oct 2017. Delighted to be in beautiful Prague to speak on how countries must prepare their economies for artificial intelligence and automation. Thanks Indosuez Wealth Management for the invitation. #AI #Prague

6 Nov 2017. Delighted to be Dubai to present @addo.ai's work for the Dubai government on personalising citizen services with artificial intelligence. #AI#dubai #smartcity

30 Oct 2017. Excited to be Chairperson of Asia's leading Artificial Intelligence conference. #AI #Singapore

20 Oct 2017. Great to speak on Artificial Intelligence and the diverse teams and skills(including social science) needed to develop AI-driven products at QBerlin. Thanks for the invitation Stephanie Igunbor. #AI #Berlin

4 Aug 2017. Ayesha Khanna was selected as a leading tech founder in Singapore along with an amazing group of women entrepreneurs. We are using artificial intelligence to incubate micro-insurance for Asian farmers and Roman Urdu/Hindi chatbots at ADDO AI. Thanks @LetsTalkPayments for the nomination. #AI #fintech #insurtech
Link: http://bit.ly/2uao0Zd

18 Oct 2017. Thanks AIB Ireland for inviting me to speak on using artificial intelligence to help build sustainable cities. Lovely to be in beautiful Dublin. #AI #smartcities #ireland

26 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna was chosen as one of the top FinTech influencers in Asia. We're using Artificial Intelligence at ADDO AI to predict risk in insurance and understand bank customers using specialised chatbots. #AI #fintech #insurtech Link: https://goo.gl/PRjbLU

4 Aug 2017. CEO discussed #AI last night with co-panelists Richard (CTO @Microsoft SG), Carolyn (Director @KPMG ), Charlie (Ambassador @singularityu). #AI

3 Aug 2017. Lights camera action! CEO @ayeshakhanna was in a live webinar this morning with @Citi clients speaking on artificial intelligence and the future of skills. #AI #fintech

14 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke to a full house of international educators on the future of work in an era of human-technology co-evolution. Thanks Association for Learning Environments-A4LEfor inviting me. #AI #education

20 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna moderated the panel on Artificial Intelligence Trends from Silicon Valley to Singapore with the amazing speakers Christopher M. Schroeder (Entrepreneur and Investor), Dr. Noah Raford (COO, Dubai Futures Foundation) and Steve Leonard (Founding CEO, SGInnovate). Excellent questions from a full house at SGInnovate#AI

18 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna was delighted to launch ADDO AI in Germany with our conference on Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare in Berlin with leading representatives from hospitals, venture capital, insurance, medtech and government. Thanks to Dr. Andreas Keck and Justus Wolff, our partners from Syte Capital for helping organise it. #AI

11 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on deep tech funding and the eco-system in Singapore, and to meet fellow entrepreneurs and co-panelists Vikas Jain (Funding Societies), Aki Ranin (Bambu - B2B Robo-Advisory), Praveen Velu(mimetic.ai), Raghav Kapoor (Smartkarma) and Ankur Mehrotra (Grab). #AI #Startups

13 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke at Raffles Girls' School today about Artificial Intelligence and STEM Careers. Inspiring fellow speakers Tom Dawson (A*STAR - Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Mayda Lim(ANZ) and Zamrooda Khanday (UN Women), and brilliant questions from the girls. #AI #girlpower

13 Jul 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on Artificial Intelligence for the Logistics Industry this morning. Thanks Shamir Rahim and VersaFleet for the invite! #AI #logistics

2 Jul 2017. Excited to announce we're presenting a panel on Artificial Intelligence trends from Silicon Valley to the Middle East to Asia with fantastic speakers Christopher M. SchroederSteve Leonardand Dr. Noah Raford. Moderated by our CEO Ayesha Khanna and hosted by SGInnovate#AI

Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2ucdiOd

29 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on Artificial Intelligence at Ananda's conference in Bangkok today. So fun to be with Greg LindsayAnthony VankyYaron J. Schwarcz and local superstars Nichapat Ark and Paul Ark. Thanks Seedstars (Tiffany Maria Obser and Nick Feneck) for the invitation. #AI

30 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities hosted by RISE Accelerator and Thai government agency DEPA (Digital Economy Promotion Agency) in Bangkok today. Thanks Supachai Kid Parchariyanonfor the invitation! #AI

24 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on Artificial Intelligence and future technologies to a full house with Bidushi Bhattacharya (Bhattacharya Space Enterprises), Nathalie Ting (Upvise) and Beverly Dolor (Spacemob) moderated by Steve Remington (Minerra) today. Thanks CodingGirls!

9 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on a panel on Artificial Intelligence and Fintech tonight. Fiery debate with co-panelists Sopnendu Mohanty(Monetary Authority of Singapore), Sanjeev Mehra(Citi), David Shrier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Samuel Hall (Startupbootcamp). Thanks to Ketki Sen (Spinta) for the invitation! 

23 Jun 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna spoke about ADDO AI's micro-insurance platform for Asian farmers powered by Artificial Intelligence at Deloittetoday. Thanks for inviting me Pushpdeep Gupta and Camille Fauvel#AI #Impact

31 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on APIs and Artificial Intelligence at Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), hosted at LATTICE80. Thanks Subhajit Mandal, CFA for the invitation. Great to. hear fellow speaker Mark Makdad about his company Moneytree and his journey with Japan Fintech Association and the recent API regulations released by Japan.

7 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on Artificial Intelligence applications for smart cities, especially urban mobility with great co-panelists Céline 谷彩琳 Heissat Le Cotonnec (AXA), Jessika Lora (CarForce) and Kelly Yau (Infiniti Motor Company). 

 

 

 

2 Jun 2017. Ayesha Khanna is Chairperson of the groundbreaking AI Asia conference in October. She discussed applications of artificial intelligence today with fellow governing committee members Valerie Beaulieu-James(Microsoft), Lawrence Wee (Zuellig Pharma), Spencer Yang (KeyReply), Aik Beng Ng (NVIDIA). Thanks Michel Beaugier and Jared Chin for hosting everyone.

Link to conference

27 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna is the host of Channel NewsAsia's episode on The Future of Aging. Watch the episode online to see how Singapore will use architecture, design, robotics and artificial intelligence to build a safer, smarter city for its elderly.

 

20 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna was selected by Fintech News Singapore as one of the top Fintech Influencers in Singapore along with friends Sopnendu MohantyVladislav SolodkiyRob Findlay and Varun Mittal.  

Link to article

24 May 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna spoke on artificial intelligence, blockchains and financial inclusion with stellar co-panelists Vikram ChachraZelda AnthonyParshu Adiraja, and Sanjay Jain at IFC - International Finance Corporation's Digital Finance Summit today with Margarete Biallas as moderator. Ayesha discussed our micro-insurance products for Asian farmers as well.

19 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna had a provocative discussion with co-panelists on automation, artificial intelligence and its impact on supply chains and manufacturing at the LogiSYM conference yesterday. Great insights by Sriram Sridhar (Grey Orange), Chris Holmes (IDC) and Christopher Martin (ACCESS Partnership) with moderation by Bob Gill.

17 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on artificial intelligence and entrepreneurship with such inspiring co-panelists: Grace Park (Founder, DocDoc), Sabrina Tan (Founder, Skin Inc,), Jessica Cheam (Founder, Eco-Business) moderated by the wonderful Katarzyna (Kathy) Zaleska (VP, ZALORA).

18 May 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna featured on Next Money's podcast to discuss the power and impact of artificial intelligence on existing and incumbent financial services, as well as its potential in emerging markets and financial inclusion with Rob Findlay (Founder, Next Money).

Link to podcast

 

12 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna spent an amazing day at Espoo Innovation Garden near Helsinki meeting startups in smart cities and mobility with our Singapore client SMRT and eco-system partners NTU and JTC. Thanks Alfonso Gutierrez for hosting us.

4 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna spoke on the opportunity and challenges for Artificial Intelligence in Singapore at Singapore Institute of International Affairs moderated by Nicholas Fang with Shashi Jayakumar speaking on cybersecurity.

10 May 2017. Ayesha Khanna rode a self-driving shuttle at InnoZ in Berlin with our Singapore client SMRT and eco-system partners NTU and JTC as we develop their Mobility-as-a-Service platform. 

28 Apr 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna gave a presentation on Applications in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and moderated a panel on AI in Asia with Bidushi BhattacharyaChris Boesch and Nick White(Zeroth.ai) at the Deep Learning Summit organized by Nikita Johnson.

20 Apr 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna discussed the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Credit Suisse Global Megatrends with very impressive co-panelists Robert Friedland (President of Ivanhoe Capital), Jeffrey Kang (CEO, Cogobuy Group) and Greg Grimaldi (Managing Partner, Credit Suisse NEXT Investors)

 

27 Apr 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna spoke to over 2000 attendees who joined from across Asia via telepresence for a talk on Artificial Intelligence at Cisco's Women Rock IT.

25 Mar 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna spoke about skills in an age of AI and automation at Media Corp's SmartGen conference. Thanks Lesley Ngai for inviting us. Great audience. #AI

 

9 Mar 2017. CEO Ayesha Khanna was honoured to be nominated by OCBC bank Fintech and Innovation Group as a woman who inspires in Asia. It was great to have her be in the company of such pioneering women on international women's day. #thankyou

11 Mar 2017. Thanks Google for inviting our CEO Ayesha Khanna to be part of the Female Founders panel today with awesome co-panelists Congyu Li(Storehub), Rachel Lim (Love, Bonito) and Elisha Tan(TechLadies) and the host Erica Hanson.