Sameena Shah, General Manager, JPMorgan AI Research, JPMorgan Chase
Sameena Shah is a Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital & Platform Services, where she and the team across the company work to create artificial intelligence technologies for business transformation and growth. She is a highly talented leader with over 20 years of educational and industrial experience in AI, engineering and data. Her leadership has resulted in award-winning AI technologies that have transformed products and businesses.
Previously, Sameena was a Managing Director at S&P Global, where she led the company’s strategy and development for Augmented Intelligence. Previously, Sameena worked at Thomson Reuters, a Schonfeld securities hedge fund, Yahoo! Research, and ran her AI consultancy.
Sameena holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence, a Masters in Computer Science from IIT Delhi and a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering. Passionate about artificial intelligence and change, she is a frequent speaker at top forums, including Ted talks, and keynotes at leading AI conferences (IJCAI 2021). She has received several scientific and industry awards, including Microsoft’s best PhD thesis in the country award, Cloudera’s top AI/ML application award, Google Women in Engineering award, and a JPMC prolific inventor with 30+ patents and 60+ peer-reviewed publications.
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and Publisher, MIT Technology Review
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau is the CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, the independent media company of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Since Elizabeth took over from MIT Technology Review in mid-2017, the company has undergone a massive transformation from its previous position as a respected but niche print magazine to a widely read, multi-platform media brand with a global audience and a sustainable business. Under her leadership, MIT Technology Review has been praised for its editorial authority, its best-in-class events, and its new use of independent, original research to support both advertisers and readers.
Elizabeth has a 20-year background in building and leading teams at leading media companies. She has a sharp focus on new ways to commercialize media content to appeal to discerning, discerning consumers and B2B audiences alike.
Prior to joining MIT Technology Review, Elizabeth held a senior executive role at The Economist Group, where her leadership spanned all business units and included mergers and acquisitions; editorial and product creation and modernization; sale; marketing; and events. Earlier in her career, she worked as a consultant advising technology companies on market access and international expansion.
Elizabeth holds an executive MBA from London Business School, an MSc from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College.