Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) advisory firm and incubator. She is a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fin-tech to clients such as SMRT, Singapore's largest public transport company, SOMPO, Japan's largest insurance firm, and SmartDubai, which is transforming the city's governance and service delivery. 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.
Ayesha has served on the Singapore Ministry of Education's Steering Committee on future skills and applied learning for emerging industries. She has been published and quoted on technology, innovation and smart cities in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review.
Ayesha has a BA 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.