Women in Technology Hall of Fame

Beena Ammanath

Beena Ammanath

Founder, Humans For AI

Inducted in 2017

Beena 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, finance, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, and industrial domains with companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade, and many Silicon Valley startups.

She is the global vice president for big data, artificial intelligence, and innovation at HPE. She was the vice president of innovation at GE.

She is the founder and CEO of nonprofit, Humans For AI Inc., and she is the co-author of "AI Transforming Business."

Beena has honors for her contributions to tech and her philanthropic efforts. Her awards include: the "San Francisco Business Times’" 2017 Most Influential Women in the Bay Area; National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Tech; CIO.com and Drexel University’s Analytics 50 Innovators; "Forbes’" Top Eight Female Analytics Experts and Women Super Achiever from World Women’s Leadership Congress.

Beena thrives on envisioning and architecting how data, artificial intelligence, and technology can make our world a better, easier place to live.

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