Bangkok, October 31, 2019 – BIIA 2019 Biennial Conference features opening keynote on Artificial Intelligence:  Myth vs. Reality – The Challenges of increased digitization for the Financial Services Industry, Providers of Trade Credit and the Likely Consequences for Suppliers of Business and Credit Information

Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, Dun & Bradstreet Chief Data Scientist delivered an opening keynote that laid out the changing nature of information and the evolving technology to make sense of it.  He also discussed related issues of bias in AI, AI enabled malfeasance, and the skills required to evolve in the context of overwhelming change.  Focusing on critical frames for change management, Scriffignano highlighted the importance of people, process, mindset and technology.   

The keynote was followed by a facilitated panel discussion which highlighted the practical application of AI in industry and the regulatory environment.   The panelists were Professor Dr. Gjergji Kasneci, CTO & Head of Innovation and Strategic Analysis at SCHUFA Holding AG, Germany; Danny Mu, Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals, Forrester Research and Timothy Choon, Managing Director FICO Compliance Solutions Asia – Pacific.

BIIA thanks its member Dun & Bradstreet for providing the expertise of Dr. Anthony Scriffignano to kick-off the BIIA 2019 Biennial Conference