AI-Driven Business Leaders

Date: Wed 3 Mar 2021, 6:00 – 7:00 pm


Many technical and business leaders have now come to realize the importance of integrating AI in their products or internal processes. In this Webinar, Dell Technologies’ Fellow Engineer, Steve Todd, will be hosting and discussing with Dr. Alaa Khamis; Senior AI Expert at General Motors, Canada, how they both crossed the paths of AI, related success stories, and what they see for the future.

Speakers: Steve Todd, Dr. Alaa Khamis

Steve Todd:

VP of Data Innovation and Strategy, Dell Technologies

Steve Todd is the Vice President of Data Innovation and Strategy in the Dell Technologies Office of the CTO. He is a long-time inventor in high tech, having filed over 300 patent applications with the USPTO, and his innovations and inventions have generated tens of billions of dollars in global customer purchases. Steve actively researches the value of data and is currently the Head of the Data Office focused on extracting new forms of value from internal data assets. Most recently, Steve co-founded and launched Project Alvarium, an open-source research platform for valuing trustworthy data in a data confidence fabric (DCF). Steve is a Dell Technologies’ Fellow with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire.

Dr. Alaa Khamis:

Dr. Alaa Khamis is a Senior AI Expert at General Motors, Canada. He is also a Smart Mobility Lecturer at University of Toronto, Affiliate Member of Center of Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI) at University of Waterloo and Adjunct Professor at Nile University. He worked as Autonomous Vehicles Professor at Zewail City of Science and Technology, Head of AI at Sypron Solutions, Associate Professor and Head of Engineering Science Department at Suez University, Associate Professor and Director of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) research group at German University in Cairo (GUC), Research Assistant Professor and AI Lecturer at University of Waterloo, Canada, Visiting Professor at Charles III University of Madrid, Spain and University of Sherbrooke, Canada, Visiting Researcher at University of Reading, UK and Distinguished Scholar at University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany. His research interests include smart mobility, autonomous and connected vehicles, cognitive IoT, algorithmic robotics, humanitarian robotics, intelligent data processing and analysis, machine learning and combinatorial optimization. He published 4 books, 5 book chapters, 16 technical reports and more than 90 scientific papers in refereed journals and international conferences. He also filed 12 US patents. For more information, please visit:

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Steve Todd
Dr. Alaa Khamis