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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

The IoT and AI for good (sponsored by Hitachi Vantara)

Wael Elrifai (Hitachi Vantara)
14:5515:35 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Location: Capital Suite 2/3

What you'll learn

  • Understand why innovation is a societal imperative


Wael Elrifai shares his experiences working in the IoT and AI spaces, covering complexities, pitfalls, and opportunities to explain why innovation isn’t just good for business—it’s a societal imperative.

This session is sponsored by Hitachi Vantara.

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Wael Elrifai

Hitachi Vantara

Wael Elrifai is vice president of solution engineering for big data, the IoT, and AI at Hitachi Vantara. An engineer, author, and speaker in the AI and IoT spaces, Wael has worked with corporate and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia across a number of industry verticals. He holds graduate degrees in electrical engineering and economics and is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Special Interest Group for Artificial Intelligence, the Royal Economic Society, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs.