Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence advisory firm and incubator. She is a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech to clients such as SMRT, Singapore’s largest public transport company, SmartDubai, which is transforming the city’s governance and service delivery, and YES Bank, one of India’s largest banks. In 2017, ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia.
Khanna spent more than a decade on Wall Street developing large scale trading, risk management and data analytics systems. She was co-founder of the Hybrid Reality Institute, a research and advisory group established to analyse the social and economic impact of accelerating technologies. She directed the Future Cities Group at the London School of Economics, and has been a Faculty Advisor at Singularity University.
Ayesha Khanna has been named one of Singapore’s leading female entrepreneurs and a leading Asian fintech influencer by Fintech Asia. She also served on the Singapore Ministry of Education’s Steering Committee on future skills and applied learning for emerging industries.
Ayesha Khanna is author of Straight Through Processing and co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization. She is the Founder of 21C GIRLS, a charity that delivers free coding and artificial intelligence classes to girls in Singapore.