Dr Ayesha Khanna

Futurist, AI Expert, Philanthropist & Chair, 21st Century Girls

Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, a global artificial intelligence (AI) solution firm and incubator. She has been a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and the metaverse to leading corporations and governments.

"The purpose of AI is to amplify human potential"

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  • The Disruptive Force of the Next Internet: Are you Ready for Crypto, the Metaverse and Web3?
  • Winning with AI: How Innovative Leaders Drive Growth
  • The Future of Work: How to Amplify Human Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Top Ten Trends that will Disrupt your Industry
  • Smart Cities


She presents in English.

How she presents

Ayesha sees the world with a different set of eyes, and she is very practical in putting new ideas into practice. Her unique background and experience allow her to engage her audience.

Books & Media

  • Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization
  • Straight Through Processing
  • U+AI: Making Artificial Intelligence Work for Humanity


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In Detail

ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia and Ayesha was named one of Southeast Asia's ground-breaking female entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine. She is also the Founder of 21C GIRLS, a charity that delivers free coding and artificial intelligence classes to girls in Singapore. She is an active advisor and board member to companies and smart city projects. She serves on the board of AVEVA Group, NEOM Tech and Digital Holding Company, and on the global Scientific Advisory Board of L?Oreal. From 2018-2022, she served on the board of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore government agency. Ayesha is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Councils, a community of international experts who provide thought leadership on the impact and governance of emerging technologies.


Ayesha Khanna is a sought-after speaker for the for the world's largest global companies, governments, and industry associations on artificial intelligence, smart cities and the future.


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The audience really enjoyed Ayesha - she knows her stuff on AI, very relevant.

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