ORGANIZING COMMITTEES

Programme Committee

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead, XPRIZE

Chairman of the AI for Good Programme Committee

STEPHEN IBARAKI

Managing partner, REDDS.

Co-Chairman

ACM Practitioner Board

Founding Chairman, IFIP Global Industry Council

Chairman of the AI for Good Outreach Committee

REINHARD SCHOLL

Deputy Director, ITU

FREDERIC WERNER

Head, Strategic Engagement Division, ITU

Committee Advisors

THOMAS WIEGAND 

Professor, TU Berlin Executive Director, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

VICKI HANSON

CEO, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

ANOUSHEH ANSARI

CEO, XPRIZE, Space Ambassador; first female private space explorer

ANJA KASPERSEN

Director, UN Disarmament Affairs

TARA CHKLOVSKI

​​Founder & CEO, Iridescent

MARCEL SALATHÉ

Associate Professor and Head of Digital Epidemiology Lab, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

EILEEN DONAHOE

Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University 

TRENT MCCONAGHY

​​Founder of Ocean Protocol,

Founder & CTO, BigchainDB

KLAUS-ROBERT MÜLLER

Head of the Intelligent Data Analysis group and Professor, TU Berlin

ALEXANDRE CADAIN

CEO, Anima

JURY MEMBERS

ENRIQUE ALVARADO HABLUTZEL

Fund Manager, Bamboo Capital Partners

JACQUELINE S. HUH

Head, Strategic Initiatives & Innovative Financing

Stop TB Partnership, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

SAL MATTEIS

Entrepreneur, mentor, investor and executive

Founding Partner and Vice President of Hatch CoLab

Ex-Yahoo executive

STEPHEN IBARAKI

Managing partner, REDDS.

Co-Chairman

ACM Practitioner Board

Founding Chairman, IFIP Global Industry Council

Chairman of the AI for Good Outreach Committee

NEIL SAHOTA 

World Wide Business Development Leader, IBM Watson

FRANCOIS FOGLIA

Deputy Director, Idiap Research Institute, Center of Competence in Artificial Intelligence

Director, IdeArk SA

Outreach Committee

STEPHEN IBARAKI

Managing partner, REDDS.

Co-Chairman

ACM Practitioner Board

Founding Chairman, IFIP Global Industry Council

Chairman of the AI for Good Outreach Committee

NEIL SAHOTA 

World Wide Business Development Leader, IBM Watson

ELIM KAY

Kay Family Foundation

FRITS BUSSEMAKER

Chairman, Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age

AHMED RIAD

Programme Coordinator, ITU

FREDERIC WERNER

Head, Strategic Engagement Division, ITU

Partner Workshops

VIRGINIA DIGNUM

Professor, Umeå University, Chair of Social and Ethical Artificial Intelligence

DAVAR ARDALAN

Founder and Storyteller in Chief at IVOW

LEILA TOPLIC

Lead for the Emerging Technologies at NetHope

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO, Botnar Foundation

ANNA BETHKE

Head of AI4Good,

Intel Artificial Intelligence Products Group

WENDEL WALLACH 

Consultant, Ethicist, and Scholar at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and Senior Advisor tothe Hastings Center, and the World Economic Forum

ABHI NAHA

Chief Commercial Officer CW (Cambridge Wireless Limited)

ALEX LUSTIG

Innovation specialist, LiveTiles

DAVID BREED

Digital Editor, Global Geneva Magazine

FRANCOIS GREY

Director of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, University of Geneva

MARIA AXENTE

AI Programme Driver, PwC UK

KATHARINA E HÖNE

Senior lecturer, researcher, and project manager

WILHELMINA WELSCH

Head of Information Management and Innovation Unit, JIPS, Project Manager, DEEP

ANDY CHEN

President Elect, IEEE Technology and Engineering Society

ROBERT SUAREZ

Chief Solutions Officer, EQ.eco

FELIX RUNDEL

Head of Programmes & International Development, Falling Walls Foundation

SYDNEY SWAINE-SIMON

District 3

ASHOK SAMAL

Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft

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