Beena Ammanath is an award-winning senior digital transformation leader with extensive global experience in Artificial Intelligence, big data, data science, and IoT. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, and industrial domains with companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade, and a number of Silicon Valley startups. She is currently the Global Vice President for Big data, Artificial Intelligence and Innovation at HPE. Prior, she was the Vice President of Innovation at GE. The founder and CEO of a nonprofit, Humans For AI, Inc., she is also co-author of the book "AI Transforming Business."
Ms. Ammanath has been honored several times for her contribution to tech and her philanthropic efforts, including the San Francisco Business Times' 2017 Most Influential Women in Bay Area, WITI's Women in Technology Hall of Fame , National Diversity Council's Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Tech, CIO.com and Drexel University's Analytics 50 innovator, Forbes Top 8 Female Analytics Experts and Women Super Achiever Award from World Women's Leadership Congress. Ms. Ammanath thrives on envisioning and architecting how data, artificial intelligence, and technology can make our world a better, easier place to live.