Samina Shah, Managing Director, JPMorgan AI Research, JPMorgan Chase
Samina Shah is Managing Director of AI Research for Digital and Platform Services, where she and her team work across the firm to create AI technologies for business transformation and growth. She is a highly qualified executive with over 20 years of education and industry experience in artificial intelligence, engineering and data. Her leadership has resulted in award-winning AI technologies that have transformed products and businesses.
Previously, Samina was the managing director of S&P Global, where she led the company’s strategy and development in the field of augmented intelligence. Prior to that, Samina worked at Thomson Reuters, Schonfeld securities hedge fund, Yahoo! research and ran her artificial intelligence consulting firm.
Samina holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence, an MS in Computer Science from IIT Delhi and a BS in Electronics. She is passionate about AI and change and is frequently invited to speak at leading forums, including Ted talks, and as keynote speakers at major AI conferences (IJCAI 2021). She is the recipient of several academic and industry awards, including the best Microsoft PhD in the country, the Cloudera award for best AI/ML application, the Google Women in Engineering award, and a prolific JPMC Inventor with over 30 patents and over 60 peer-reviewed publications.
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau is the CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, an independent media company at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Since Elizabeth took over the MIT Technology Review in mid-2017, the business has undergone a massive transformation from its former position as a respected but niche print magazine to a widely read, multi-platform media brand with a global audience and sustainable business. . Under her leadership, the MIT Technology Review has been praised for editorial authority, best-in-class events, and pioneering use of independent original research to support advertisers and readers alike.
Elisabeth has 20 years of experience building and managing teams at the world’s leading media companies. It remains focused on new ways to commercialize media content to appeal to discerning and discerning consumers as well as B2B audiences.
Prior to joining MIT Technology Review, Elizabeth held an executive position at The Economist Group, where her leadership spanned multiple lines of business, including mergers and acquisitions; editorial and product creation and modernization; sales; marketing; and events. Earlier in her career, she worked as a consultant, advising technology firms on market entry and international expansion.
Elizabeth holds an MBA from the London Business School, an MBA from the London School of Economics and a BA from Swarthmore College.