Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Dr. Andrew Ng
As a pioneer both in machine learning and online education, Andrew has changed countless lives thanks to his ground-breaking work in AI. Focusing on entrepreneurial ventures, he looks for the best ways to accelerate AI practices in the wider global economy. Andrew is founder of Landing AI, general partner at AI Fund, chairman and co-Founder of Coursera – the world's largest Massive Open Online Course platform. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University.
When it comes to leveraging the potential of data and AI, Walid takes center stage. As our Group Data Officer, he’s building–and leading–the Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Data Office – delivering our group data strategy, architecture, governance, and data culture together with the respective business sector data offices. With his many years consulting major corporations like Mercedes-Benz, Walid has developed an uncanny ability to look into the future and apply its principles today – keeping him ahead of the curve, and the many hypes.