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Beena Ammanath

HPE | Humans For AI
Global Vice President | Founder & CEO
Beena is an award winning senior digital transformation leader with extensive global experience in Artificial Intelligence, big data, and IoT. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, services and industrial domains with companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade and a number of Silicon Valley startups.

Beena is the founder and CEO of nonprofit, Humans For AI Inc. She is also currently the Global Vice President for Artificial Intelligence, data and Innovation at HPE. Prior to that she was the Vice President of Innovation and Data Sciences at GE. She has co-authored the book “AI Transforming Business”. A well-recognised thought leader and keynote speaker in the industry, she also serves on the Industrial Advisory Board at Cal Poly University and is a Board Advisor to several startups including Predii, iguazio, CliniVantage and ProjectileX.

Beena has been honored several times for her contribution to tech and her philanthropic efforts, including the San Francisco Business Times’ 2017 Most Influential Women in Bay Area, WITI’s Women in Technology Hall of Fame, National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Tech, CIO.com and Drexel University's Analytics 50 innovator, Forbes Top 8 Female Analytics Experts and Women Super Achiever Award from World Women’s Leadership Congress. Beena thrives on envisioning and architecting how data, artificial intelligence and technology can make our world a better, easier place to live.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 18

9:10am EDT