CEO, Humans For AI & Global VP, AI/Data/Innovation
Beena Ammanath is vice president for AI, data and analytics and emerging technologies such as blockchain. She leads a global team of data and AI scientists, technologists, architects and engineers that develop and deliver new and cutting-edge advisory and professional services at HPE Pointnext, services organization of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
Beena Ammanath is an award winning senior digital transformation leader with extensive global experience in Artificial Intelligence, big data, data science and IoT. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, services and industrial domains with companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, e*trade and a number of Silicon Valley startups. She is currently the Global Vice President for Big data, Artificial Intelligence and Innovation at HPE. Prior to that she was the Vice President of Innovation and Data Sciences at GE. She is also the founder and CEO of nonprofit, Humans For AI Inc. She has co-authored the book “AI Transforming Business”.
Beena has been honored several times for her contribution to tech and her philanthropic efforts, including most recently 2018 Woman of the Year in Business Analytics by UC Berkeley – Fisher Center for Business Analytics, 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. Beena thrives on envisioning and architecting how data, artificial intelligence and technology can make our world a better, easier place to live.