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Vice President of APAC Markets, Cognizant
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The rapid rise of next-generation digital technologies—and particularly, artificial intelligence—is forcing all of us to think about how to up our game. Figuring out how to leverage the future—and not be blindsided by it—is the crucial question facing you, for the rest of your career (whether you’re 27 or 57). In this session, internationally renowned author and futurist Ben Pring, of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, will give you a road map for a world of algorithms, bots and big data, equipping you to thrive in a time of unprecedented risk and reward.
Vice President & Managing Director, Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work
Group CIO, First Abu Dhabi Bank
Mohammed Al Khamis
Director of Smart Government Nation Program
Moderator Ben Pring presents the latest Cognizant research on "Return on Investment from Digital Initiatives in the Middle East" and then moderates a panel discussion.
Presenter and Moderator
Vice President & Managing Director, Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work
Ramandeep Singh Virdi
Chief Information Officer, Americana
Suad Al Shamsi
Digital Services Development, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
CIO, Oman Insurance Company
SVP Engineering & Development, Advanced Electronics Company
We live in an age of wonder: automation, algorithms and AI will transform every facet of daily life, but are we prepared for what that means for the future of work, leadership and creativity? Many already fear robots will take their jobs, but rapid advancements in machine intelligence raise a far more important question: what is the true potential of human intelligence in the twenty-first century?
In this stimulating keynote, leading business strategist and author Mike Walsh explains how to succeed in the algorithmic age. He offers a hopeful and practical guide for leaders of all types and organizations of all sizes, to survive and thrive in this era of unprecedented change. Come away ready to design your own journey of personal transformation, harness the power of algorithms and chart a clear path ahead—for your company, your team and yourself.
Leading Business Strategist, Author and CEO of Tomorrow