Succeeding in an AI-powered world
Wednesday 10 April

Dr. Ayesha Khanna

Co-Founder and CEO

Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm and incubator. She has been a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech to leading corporations and governments. Ayesha also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore government’s agency that develops its world-class technology sector to drive the country’s digital economy and power its Smart Nation vision.

In 2017, ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia and Ayesha was named one of South East Asia’s groundbreaking female entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine in 2018. Her clients have included SMRT, Singapore’s largest public transport company; Singtel, Singapore’s largest telco; SOMPO, Japan’s largest insurance firm; Habib Bank, Pakistan’s largest bank; and Smart Dubai, the government agency tasked to transform Dubai into a leading smart city. Ayesha is also the Founder of 21C GIRLS, a charity that delivers free coding and artificial intelligence classes to girls in Singapore.


Company Profile

ADDO AI is an artificial intelligence advisory and incubator, to help corporations, governments and startups build data-driven platforms that radically improve services.

The company is headquartered in Singapore with a global team of AI, machine learning and data science advisors in offices in Berlin, Dubai and Lahore.



Dr. Khanna reviews the key reasons some companies succeed in using AI and big data to stay competitive in a disruptive world. Using real case studies from her experience as CEO of one of the leading Enterprise AI solutions firms in Asia, Dr. Khanna highlights how to identify the best use case for applying AI in your company, how to build a a data-driven culture that empowers employees, and how companies and countries that excel at AI are becoming bolder and crossing traditional industrial borders to new ventures.