AI for Enterprise Roundtable: Building AI-First Organisations
Presented by SGInnovate
Partnered with Digital Industry Singapore and Element AI
Companies are pushing big into artificial intelligence (AI). According to Deloitte’s State of AI in the Enterprise 2018 report, early adopters have been increasing their investments in sophisticated AI technologies, with 37% sharing that their companies have invested USD 5 million or more in AI and 82% seeing returns from their AI investments.
Presented by SGInnovate in partnership with Digital Industry Singapore and Element AI and to be moderated by Mr Steve Leonard, Founding CEO of SGInnovate, our by-invite AI for Enterprise Roundtable will connect a select group of senior corporate executives, who have deployed AI solutions or are planning to invest in AI, to discuss how to build AI-first organisations in today’s economy.
Date: 14 November 2019
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Singapore Economic Development Board
9:00am – 9:30am: Registration and Breakfast Networking
9:30am – 11:30am: AI for Enterprise Roundtable Discussion
11:30am – 12:00pm: Networking
Steve Leonard, Founding CEO, SGInnovate
Steve Leonard is a technology-industry leader with a wide range of experience, having played key roles in building several global companies in areas such as Software, Hardware and Services. Although born in the US, Mr Leonard considers himself a member of the larger global community, having lived and worked outside the US for more than 25 years.
In his current role as the Founding Chief Executive Officer of SGInnovate – a private limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government – Mr Leonard has been chartered to lead an organisation that builds ‘deep-tech’ companies. Capitalising on the science and technology research for which Singapore has gained a global reputation, Mr Leonard’s team works with local and international partners, including universities, venture capitalists, and major corporations to help technical founders imagine, start and scale globally-relevant early stage technology companies from Singapore.
Prior to his role as the CEO of SGInnovate, Mr Leonard served three years as the Executive Deputy Chairman of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), a government statutory board under the purview of Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information. In that role, he had executive responsibility at the national level for various aspects of the information technology and telecommunications industries in Singapore.
Mr Leonard serves on the advisory boards of a range of universities and organisations in Singapore. Mr Leonard also serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Singapore Post Ltd (SingPost), a global leader in e-commerce logistics; and AsiaSat, a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed commercial operator of communication spacecraft.