Ammanath Beena

Beena Ammanath

Founder & CEO, Humans For AI Inc., | Global VP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

Humans For AI Inc. | Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

Beena is the founder of Humans For AI Inc., an organisation focused on building out a more diverse workforce for tech leveraging Artificial Intelligence. She is also an award winning senior technology transformation leader with extensive global experience in AI, big data, data science and IoT space. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, and industrial domains. Her corporate leadership experience has influenced the global strategic direction of companies such as GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America and E*TRADE as well as a number of Silicon Valley startups. She serves as a board member for ChickTech Inc . and on the Industrial Advisory Board of Cal Poly University.

Beena has been honored several times for her contribution to tech and her philanthropic efforts, including the San Francisco Business Times’ 2017 Most Influential Women in Bay Area , WITI’s Women in Technology Hall of Fame , National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Tech , CIO.com and Drexel University's Analytics 50 innovator, Forbes Top 8 Female Analytics Experts and Women Super Achiever Award from World Women’s Leadership Congress. She recently co-authored the book “AI Transforming Business”.

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