Why don’t we use AI to solve the right problems?
Jim Hagemann Snabe presents his keynote speech on the opening day of the AI for Good Global Summit 2019. Jim Hagemann Snabe is the former co-CEO of SAP. He is now Chairman of A. P. Moller Maersk, Nominated Chairman of Siemens AG, Vice Chairman of Allianz SE and a member of the Board of Trustees at World Economic Forum. The 2019 AI for Good Global Summit was organized into five “Breakthrough Tracks”: AI and Health; AI and Education; AI and Human Dignity and Equality; Scaling AI and AI for Space. There were also sessions on the future of Smart Mobility, AI and agriculture, AI’s role in arts and culture, the unintended consequences of AI — and much more. In addition, the Summit showcased the latest in AI technologies — from drones, exoskeletons, and robotics to avatars, autonomous cars, and AI-powered health solutions. The AI for Good Global Summit connects AI innovators with those seeking solutions to the world’s greatest challenges so as to identify practical applications of AI that can accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).