Unfolding the Future

Changing the shape of the future: Leading the charge from recovery to resilience

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Changing the shape of the future:
Leading the charge from recovery to resilience

No crystal ball could have predicted the unprecedented challenges we are facing today. Perhaps that’s why there’s no better time to adopt a savvy mindset towards the next innovation, opportunity and trend that would shape, or even revolutionise our lives in the years to come. With futuristic smart devices like the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, we are empowered to be agents of that change.

We are proud to introduce our distinguished thought leaders, Dr. Ayesha Khanna and Rosaline Koo, as they share their astute perspectives on how technology empowers their lives, allowing them to stay ahead of the curve.

Dr. Ayesha Khanna
Chief Executive Officer, ADDO AI

Dr. Ayesha Khanna is the Co-founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm headquartered in Singapore. She is a strategic advisor on AI, smart cities and fintech to leading corporations and governments. Khanna also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), a statutory board of the Singapore government that develops and regulates its world class technology sector. She has also advised clients such as SMRT, Singapore’s largest public transport company, SOMPO, Japan’s largest insurance firm, and Smart Dubai, the government agency tasked to transform Dubai into a leading smart city. She is the co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human- Technology Civilization.

Prior to founding ADDO AI, Ayesha spent more than a decade on Wall Street developing large scale trading, risk management and data analytics systems. She was named one of South East Asia's ground-breaking female entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine in 2018 and ADDO AI was also featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia in 2017. Ayesha is also the Founder of 21C GIRLS, a charity that delivers free coding and artificial intelligence classes to girls in Singapore.

Rosaline Koo
Chief Executive Officer, CXA

Rosaline Koo is the CEO of CXA Group, an Insurtech firm she founded in 2013. The company is Asia's award winning AI-powered health and wellness eco-system, affirmed by over 600 clients and backed by a group of astute investors who understand the value and transformative potential of CXA’s groundbreaking platform. and the company has since grown to become Asia’s leading Insurtech start-up. Rosaline started the business in 2013 as a solution to help companies shift spend from treatment to prevention by using AI to address employees' specific physical, mental, and financial health risks. The company now serves more than 600 companies and more than 400,000 employees in 20 countries. Prior to starting CXA, she helped grow Mercer in 14 APAC countries by 800% over 8 years.

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