CO-founder & CEO, ADDO AI
AI and its strategic applications
Women in STEM and business
Digital transformation & innovation
The future of work
Skills for the 21st century
Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) advisory firm and incubator.
She is a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech to clients such as SMRT, Singapore's largest public transport company, and SmartDubai, which is transforming the city's governance and service delivery. In 2017, ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia.
Ayesha 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 published and quoted on technology, innovation and smart cities in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review.
Ayesha 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.
As with all buzzphrases, when it comes to AI it can be difficult to distinguish between the hype and the reality.
As one of the leading minds at the forefront of the AI revolution, Ayesha helps organisations understand the real impact the technology will have on their work, and on business and society more widely.
As well as her compelling keynote speeches, she can work with clients to run tailored workshops to help businesses think through their AI strategy.
She also speaks passionately about empowering women through education in STEM.