11 July 2024: Transforming Organisations Using AI Copilot – with Fawad Nazir

11 July 2024: Transforming Organisations Using AI Copilot – with Fawad Nazir

Join the conversation as Fawad Nazir, CTO (FSI), Microsoft ANZ, shares his insights and expertise about the importance of the human element in AI.

Designing responsible AI means keeping humans in the loop. We are responsible for the evolution of AI, to make AI better, so how are early adopters doing so? Join us for an exciting ACS ‘Industry Insights’ event where we will hear from Fawad Nazir, CTO (FSI), Microsoft ANZ.

By attending this event, you will learn:

  1. AI Innovation and Adaptation: How to f​​​​oster a culture of experimentation and collaboration with key insights on ways organisations can accelerate AI innovation and adaption.
  2. Diverse Personas in AI Adoption: Promoting diversity within AI teams and involving end-to-end scope of stakeholders (ie. data scientists, business analysts, and end-users).
  3. Human Element of AI: Why humans are important to be kept in the loop by providing context, empathy and ethical judgment.
  4. Secure and Responsible AI Adoption: Prioritizing security, privacy, and ethical considerations to develop guidelines for responsible AI use.
  5. Case Studies of AI Early Adopters: Learn from successful implementations in healthcare, finance, retail, and manufacturing.

A live Q&A at the end of the session for the audience to ask questions directly followed by a networking session.

About the Speaker

Fawad Nazir, Chief Technology Officer (FSI), Microsoft ANZ
Fawad serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for strategic Financial Services Industry (FSI) accounts at Microsoft ANZ. His career journey has been diverse, spanning various roles. Prior to joining Microsoft, Fawad held a key leadership position at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), contributing to cutting-edge product development. Additionally, he served as the Chief Technology Officer for FSI customers at Telstra. Fawad’s versatility shines through his experience as a software engineer, an enterprise architect, a sales professional, and a product leader. His educational background includes a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia, along with postgraduate research at Stanford University in the United States. Fawad’s rich experience and academic achievements position him as a dynamic leader in the technology landscape.

The Details

Time: Thurs 11 July 5:30 – 6.30 PM AEST
Location: Online
Cost: ACS events ARE FREE for MI students – but you need to have a ACS membership
For whom: Students and anyone else interested