Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
James Lawson

James Lawson
Director of Strategic Markets, WorkFusion

James is WorkFusion’s Director of Strategic Markets. He focuses on those areas where customers have achieved greatest impact with AI, and where WorkFusion sees greatest opportunity, for example, Anti-Money Laundering.

James is a highly commended business adviser, supporting executives to transform their operations. He helped accelerate WorkFusion’s rapid growth across EMEA, and now has a global role. His recent Intelligent Automation work has involved two of Europe’s top 5 Banks, a top 3 US bank, a top 3 European Teleco, a leading Scandinavian retailer, and one of the world’s leading entertainment streaming companies.

He previously worked in Strategy & Operations at Deloitte, where he was identified as one of the UK’s leading consultants by the Management Consultancies Association. He focused on corporate strategy, innovation initiatives, operating model transformation and digital programmes.

His clients have included a range of global financial institutions and FTSE 100 companies, as well as the UK government, Police and the City of London. James is a fellow of the Adam Smith Institute and read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford


4:05pm4:45pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
AI Business Summit, Case Studies
Location: Sutton North/Center
Secondary topics:  AI case studies, AI in the Enterprise, Financial Services, Text, Language, and Speech
Kyle Hoback (WorkFusion), James Lawson (WorkFusion)
Using AI to combat financial crime is more than strong fraud detection models monitoring transactions. Banks follow significant anti-money laundering (AML) and "know your customer" (KYC) laws and procedures, wrought with growth chained to cost and requiring auditable automation. Kyle Hoback walks you through a series of case studies that utilize AI-powered RPA that address AML and KYC. Read more.