Aug 1 2023
7. Future of Technology: Integrating AI to streamline government & business processes (NRI, part I)
In the backdrop of the Network Readiness Index (NRI) Report, this episode will explore governments' role in an effectively integrating AI to optimize both country (case study: Switzerland) and business processes. Our distinguished speakers include: Soumitra Dutta, President of Portulans Institute and Dean of Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford [moderator], Thomas Schneider, Ambassador and Director of International Relations at the Swiss federal Office of Communication (OFCOM) and Mauricio J. Vianna e Silva, CEO of MJV Technology and Innovation. This two-part mini-series was organized in partnership with the Portulans Institute. Soumitra Dutta is President of the Portulans Institute and is Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Balliol College, OxfordBefore joining the School in 2022, he was Professor of Management and the former founding Dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, New York. He received a B. Tech. in electrical engineering and computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, an MS in both business administration and computer science, and a PhD in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.Soumitra is the founder and co-editor of fourteen editions of the Global Innovation Index which is published with the World Intellectual Property Organisation and is leading global assessment of national innovation capabilities. He has co-edited sixteen annual reports of the Global Information Technology Report for the World Economic Forum on the impact of information technology on development and national competitiveness. The Global Information Technology Report has been rebranded and published as the Network Readiness Index since 2019 by Portulans Institute. Thomas Schneider, Ambassador and Director of International Relations at the Swiss federal Office of Communication (OFCOM) and represents the Swiss Govt. on Internet Governance and IT/Digital society at UN, ITU, OECD - and Chair of Committee on AI at the Council of Europe He represents the Swiss government on Internet Governance and Information/Knowledge/Digital Society at UN IGF, UN CSTD, ITU, UPU, UNESCO, WSIS Follow-Up, OECD, Council of Europe, OSCE, etc. In addition, he serves on the Council of Europe as Chair of the Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAI) and a Member of the Bureau of the Committee on Media and Human Rights in the Information Society (CDMSI). Mauricio J. Vianna e Silva, CEO, MJV Technology and InnovationComputer Engineer at PUC-RJ (1990), MSc. in Computer Science at IIT - Illinois Institute of Technology (1992), and Ph.D. in Computer Science at IIT (1995).As a consultant he has worked for: Chicago Board of Trade Clearing Co.(USA), Performance Computing Inc.(USA), Miller&Fairchild Inc.(USA), R&R Donnelley(USA), Boavista Bank, Secretaria Municipal da Fazenda of Rio de Janeiro, Telefonica Celular, Claro, Vivo, Oracle and Bradesco Seguros.He has published several articles at international conferences of IEEE and ACM about Software Engineering and Active Databases. Currently, he is working in projects in the areas of Bank Innovation, Mobile VAS, Auto/Health Insurance Innovation, Social Systems Innovation and Pharmaceutical. Thanks for listening! Please be sure to check us out at www.eaccny.com or email email@example.com to learn more!