Stories from our 2020 honorees

Aarthi Fernandez

Aarthi Fernandez, Global Head of Trade Operations Product, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore

Aarthi Fernandez, Global Head of Trade Operations, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore

Amala Duggirala

Amala Duggirala, Enterprise Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Regions Bank, United States 

Amala Duggirala, Enterprise Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Regions Bank, United States 

Amy Shreve-McDonald

Amy Shreve-McDonald, Lead Product Marketing Manager for Business Digital Experience, AT&T, United States

Amy Shreve-McDonald, Lead Product Marketing Manager for Business Digital Experience, AT&T, United States

Ashley Lawrence

Ashley Lawrence, Research and Innovation Project Manager, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, United States

Ashley Lawrence, Research and Innovation Project Manager, Defense Counter Intelligence and Security Agency, United States

Atsuko Shinozuka

Atsuko Shinozuka, Manager, 3D Smart & Try and Omni-Channel Strategy, Wacoal Corp., Japan

Atsuko Shinozuka, Manager, 3D Smart & Try and Omni-Channel Strategy, Wacoal Corp., Japan

Carol Chen

Carol Chen, Vice President for Global Marketing, Global Commercial, Royal Dutch Shell, Netherlands

Carol Chen, Vice President for Global Marketing, Global Commercial, Royal Dutch Shell, United Kingdom

Claire Lucas

Claire Lucas, Head of Artificial Intelligence, Bouygues Telecom, France

Claire Lucas, Head of Artificial Intelligence, Bouygues Telecom, France

Donna Dodson

Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States

Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States

Itumeleng Monale

Profile picture of Itumeleng Monale

Itumeleng Monale, Executive Head of Enterprise Information Management Personal & Business Banking, Standard Bank of South Africa, South Africa

Izumi Hatta

Izumi Hatta, Manager, AI Skills & Dialog Group, Rakuten, Inc., Japan

Izumi Hatta, Manager, AI Skills & Dialog Group, Rakuten, Inc., Japan

Jenni Barnett

Jenni Banett, Executive Director, Telstra Digital, Telstra, New Zealand

Jenni Barnett, Executive Director, Telstra Digital, Telstra, Australia

Jo Ann Tan

Jo Ann Tan, Head of Infrastructure, The Hartford, United States

Jo Ann Tan, Head of Infrastructure, The Hartford, United States

Junko Kato

Junko Kato, Manager of the Customer Service Administration Office at Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co., Japan  

Junko Kato, Manager, Customer Service Administration Office, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co., Japan  

Karla Capela Morais

Karla Capela Morais, CEO and Founder, KOY–Law Intelligence, Brazil

Karla Capela Morais, CEO and Founder, KOY–Law Intelligence, Brazil

Kristen Bennie

Kristen Bennie, Head of Open Experience, NatWest Group, U.K.

Kristen Bennie, Head of Open Experience, NatWest Group, U.K.

Lee-Lim Sok Keow

Lee-Lim Sok Keow, Deputy Principal, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Lee-Lim Sok Keow, Deputy Principal, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Linda Maruta

Linda Maruta, Head of Product, Pulsar (U.K.)

Linda Maruta, Head of Product, Pulsar, United Kingdom

Lisa Bouari

Lisa Bouari, Executive Director, OutThought AI Assistants, Australia

Lisa Bouari, Executive Director, OutThought AI Assistants, Australia

Maiga Bishop

Maiga Bishop, Director, BI & Analytics, Dillard's, United States

Maiga Bishop, Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Dillard's, United States

Mara Reiff

Mara Reiff, Vice President, Strategy and Business Intelligence, Bell Canada, Canada

Mara Reiff, Vice President, Strategy and Business Intelligence, Bell Canada, Canada

Marisa Ferrara Boston

Marisa Ferrara Boston, Automation and AI Lead Architect, Audit Technology, KPMG LLP, United States

Marisa Ferrara Boston, Automation and AI Lead Architect, Audit Technology, KPMG LLP, United States

Melissa Molstad

Melissa Molstad, Director of Common Platforms, Data Strategy and Vendor Relations, PayPal, United States

Melissa Molstad, Director of Common Platforms, Data Strategy and Vendor Relations, PayPal, United States

Michèle Brengou

Michèle Brengou, Cognitive Factory Business Leader, Crédit Mutuel, France

Momo Tokumon

Momo Tokumon, Assistant Manager, Web Sales, Japan Airlines, Japan

Momo Tokumon, Assistant Manager, Web Sales, Japan Airlines, Japan

Mónica Pedraza García

Monica Pedraza García, Operations Director, Santander, Spain

Mónica Pedraza García, Operations Director, Santander, Spain

Nicole Hein

Nicole Hein, Technical Product Owner, Telstra, Australia

Nicole Hein, Technical Product Owner, Telstra, Australia

Paola Molino

Paola Molino, Head of Transformation Programs, Vodafone, Italy

Paola Molino, Head of Transformation Programs, Vodafone, Italy

Piera Valeria Cordaro

Piera Valeria Cordaro, Commercial Operations Innovation Manager, Wind Tre S.p.A., Italy

Piera Valeria Cordaro, Commercial Operations Innovation Manager, Wind Tre S.p.A., Italy

Rosa Martínez

Rosa Martínez, Cognitive Project Manager, CaixaBank, Spain

Rosa Martínez, Cognitive Project Manager, CaixaBank, Spain

Ryoko Miyashita

Ryoko Miyashita, Manager, Customer Service Department, Customer Service Section, JACCS Co., Ltd., Japan

Ryoko Miyashita, Manager, Customer Service Department, Customer Service Section, JACCS Co., Ltd., Japan

Sabine Rinser-Willuhn

Sabine Rinser-Willuhn, Manager, HR Systems, Siemens AG, Germany

Sabine Rinser-Willuhn, Manager, HR Systems, Siemens AG, Germany

Sheila Ambruster

Sheila Ambruster, Sr Manager Strategic Architecture, The Boeing Company, United States

Sheila Ambruster, Sr Manager Strategic Architecture, The Boeing Company, United States

Susanna Shen

Susanna Shen, General Manager—Corporate IT, Hong Kong and China Gas Company Ltd., Hong Kong, China

Susanna Shen, General Manager, Corporate IT, Hong Kong and China Gas Company Ltd., Hong Kong, China

Tammy Lucas

Tammy Lucas, Vice President of Marketing, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, United States

Tammy Lucas, Vice President of Marketing, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, United States

Tiphanie Combre

Tiphanie Combre, Senior Director, AI Assisted Service and Automation, ADP, United States

Tiphanie Combre, Senior Director, AI Assisted Service and Automation, ADP, United States

Yui Ozawa

Yui Ozawa, Chief, AI Promotion Team, its communications Inc., Japan

Yui Ozawa, Chief, AI Promotion Team, its communications Inc., Japan