China

Yuan (Alan) Qi

Vice President & Chief AI Scientist & Chief Data Officer; Head of Financial Intelligence , DAMO Academy, Ant Group

Alan Qi is the vice president and chief data scientist of Ant Financial, where he leads the AI department that is helping build machine learning and deep learning platforms (including search and recommendation engines) and works with various business units to develop analytical and predictive solutions. Previously, he was a tenured associate professor in CS and statistics at Purdue University. Alan is an associate editor of JMLR and served as area chair of ICML. He has received Microsoft’s Newton Breakthrough Research Award in 2008 and USA NSF Career award in 2011. At Alibaba and Ant Financial he has built large-scale machine learning and speech recognition teams and worked on applications in customer service, Ads, and microloan. Alan holds a PhD from MIT.

Schedule

19 OCT
3:50 pm
4:10 pm

Knowing me, knowing you: Building engagement and loyalty with tailored algorithms

Fintech x Blockchain
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19 OCT
2:00 pm
2:30 pm

Neutralising bias: AI-enabled regulatory sandboxes for inclusive fintech

Fintech x Blockchain
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17 OCT
4:10 pm
4:55 pm

FIRESIDE PROVOCATIVE TALK AI singularity: Are we creating human race’s greatest and last accomplishment?

Digital Cities x AI
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