Beena Ammanath is an award-winning senior executive with extensive global experience in artificial intelligence and digital transformation. Currently the AI Managing Director at Deloitte, Beena is also the Founder and CEO of Humans For AI Inc. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, services and industrial domains with companies such as HPE, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade, and a number of Silicon Valley startups. 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 College of Engineering and has been a Board Member and Advisor to several startups. Beena has been honored several times for her contributions to tech and for her philanthropic efforts, including UC Berkeley 2018 Woman of the Year in Business Analytics, San Francisco Business Times' 2017 Most Influential Women in Bay Area, WITI's Women in Technology Hall of Fame, and several more. Beena thrives on envisioning and architecting how data, artificial intelligence, and technology in general can make our world a better, easier place to live.