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Pervaaz: School of AI and Computing is a leader in enterprise training to upskill corporate staff designed with leading academics and experienced industry partners. that are unmatched in the marketplace. Pervaaz delivers analytics content that is tightly aligned to competency models and job frameworks, so that learning programs meet real and relevant performance needs.
DR. AYESHA KHANNA, Co-FOUNDER and Co-DIRECTOR
Pervaaz was co-founded by Dr. Ayesha Khanna. She is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm, and one of the leading applied artificial intelligence experts in the world. Ayesha also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore government's agency that develops its world-class technology sector to drive the country's digital economy and power its Smart Nation vision. In 2017, ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia and Ayesha was named one of South East Asia's groundbreaking female entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine in 2018. She also served on the Singapore Ministry of Education’s Steering Committee on future skills and applied learning for emerging industries. Ayesha has a BA (honors) in Economics from Harvard University, an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and a PhD in Information Systems and Innovation from the London School of Economics.
DR. FAISAL KAMIRAN, ADVISOR
Dr. Faisal Kamiran is Co-Founder and President of ADDO and an internationally acknowledged expert in data science and machine learning. He received World Bank research innovation award for his contributions to the field of data science in April 2017. He is the Chairperson of Computer Science department, director of Data Science Lab (DSL) and an assistant professor at Information Technology University of The Punjab. Faisal received his Ph.D. degree from The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands in 2011. As a part of his doctoral research, he developed fairness-aware AI and machine learning models, which are directly applicable to the legal, social, and economic domains particularly after strict privacy regulations like GDPR. The Dutch Department of Justice (WODC) and The Dutch Central Bureau of Statistic (CBS) have adopted his developed techniques to avoid racial and gender discrimination to help policy makers in their crucial decisions.
DR. ASIM KARIM, ADVISOR
Dr. Asim Karim is an internationally recognised academic and consultant in the areas of data mining, machine learning, and applied artificial intelligence with over 14 years of experience. He is Professor of Computer Science at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), where he is founding director of the Knowledge and Data Engineering Lab. He is also Vice President or Research at ADDO AI. Asim has authored over 50 research articles and published two books, and his publications have over 1400 citations. In 2015 he was awarded the prestigious PAS-COMSTECH Prize in Computer Science by the Pakistan Academy of Sciences in recognition of his outstanding scholarship in computer science. Asim has a PhD in Computer Science from Ohio State University.