AI Summit: What AI means for Us |
Pakistan's Freelance and IT Exports Landscape
in the age of GenAI
The AI summit will focus on key developments in the field of AI and how they are transforming the workforce and businesses. The summit will help Pakistani tech entrepreneurs and freelancers in aligning their strategies to incorporate the advancements introduced by Gen AI.
Software Engineer @
Adjunct Lecturer, Stanford University
Jehangir is a software engineer at Google, working on the Data Commons project (datacommons.org). His work lies at the intersection of large scale data processing and machine learning/statistics. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford University teaching courses in Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning. Previously, he was a Lecturer of Machine Learning at MIT, teaching the large Machine Learning course (introml.mit.edu). Jehangir did his B.S.E from Princeton University and PhD in from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Theme of the talk:
“Artificial Intelligence Is Here To Stay – What This Means For Us”
A brief journey through the history of AI; What’s special about the latest AI revolution; A discussion on Ethics and Responsibility; The implications for students, practitioners and businesses.
Mr. J. Amjad will talk about implications and opportunities for students (graduates) and businesses. He will discuss history and AI Ethics, and why they are important to understand before we take a deep lunge into an AI-integrated business model.
The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion on the landscape of Pakistan’s IT exports and freelancing after the rise of generative AI.
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) @ Softoo (A Brillanz Group Company)
He is a visionary Commercials and Sales leader with almost two decades of experience making decisions based on customer feedback and company research. He has an obsessive focus on customer satisfaction that led to increased market share. He specializes in International Sales, building strategic partnerships, B2B Sales and Marketing & Strategic Account Management. He is well-respected for leadership, integrity and innovation.
Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor Aletheia Technologies
Osman Nasir is a technology and business professional with over 16 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He has played a key role in product development, partnerships, and technology business development initiatives across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Pakistan.
As the Managing Director of the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), Osman developed and implemented Pakistan’s first IT Export Strategy, which included programs for national human resource development, countrywide tech-ready infrastructure availability, access to finance, and ease of doing business.
Currently, Osman is leading product development and partnerships at Mahaana Wealth. The company uses digital onboarding and AI-based risk profiling to democratize wealth management. He is also advising Kistpay and E-Ocean to enable digital and financial inclusion through smartphone distribution, eHealth and e-Education services, and activating digital transformation through traders’ and vendors’ e-commerce activation, and smart collateralizing of micro-SME loans.
Kanwal’s expertise lies in the domains of Large Language Models, Multimodal deep learning, and Computer Vision (CV). Recently, she ventured into the role of Developer Advocate – ML at traversal. ai, a startup led by Hamza Farooq, an ex-Googler and Adjunct Professor at Stanford and UCLA. She has co-authored a book titled “Maximizing Productivity with ChatGPT.” Her second book on Stable Diffusion will be released tentatively in 2024. She has been actively involved in various research projects in collaboration with international academics. Kanwal has also done her 3-month internship at Metropolitan University to predict emergency department visits using Graph Neural Networks.
Her passion for AI extends beyond her professional endeavors. She is the founder of FEMCodes, a non-profit organization focused on promoting female career opportunities in digital empowerment and STEM. She has won many international awards and scholarships.