Finding Your North Stars in AI

Shameek shares simple, yet profound, insights: working backwards from Z to A, value to data; dealing with new markets in new countries; and figuring out how to apply AI in a more creative way.

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Shameek Kundu Standard Chartered
Shameek Kundu

CDO, Standard Chartered Bank

Shameek Kundu is the Chief Data Officer (CDO) at Standard Chartered Bank and is a member of the bank’s global Management Team for Technology and Innovation. As CDO, Shameek is responsible for Data/ AI strategy and governance (sovereignty, portability, ethics, quality). He plays a key role in shaping the bank’s response to regulatory/ industry initiatives on data and AI (e.g., as a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Fairness, Ethics, Accountability and Transparency committee)

Financial crime does involve a lot of sophisticated analysis. I have literally seen screens that look like the sophisticated networks on Minority Report.
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It makes me think that every country you work in, in a sense, is its own startup. Absolutely.

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