Dr. Ahmad is a Data Science Leader at IBM, author and keynote speaker, with extensive research and consulting experience in Data Science & AI applied for different industries (e.g. Banking, Communication, Government, Energy). Ahmad has helped leading banks globally (Europe, MEA and APAC) to apply AI to combat financial crimes, including Anti Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing and Fraud. Ahmad is Ph.D. in Computer Science, with specialization in Machine Learning and Information Retrieval, he has key scientific contributions published at major international conferences and books.