Full Name
Simon Johnston
Job Title
AI/ML Leader (ANZ)
Amazon Web Services
Speaker Bio
Simon brings a technical depth and entrepreneurial business breadth focusing on AI and ML Solutions for Business.

Commercial experience across several key verticals; Resources, Energy, FSi, Telco and Retail/Manufacturing.

An advocate of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and the desire to help businesses fully capitalise and not be misled by hype. Simon clearly articulates what the tech 'is' and 'is not' and how to best apply for long term ROI - Cost/Risk reduction, revenue increases, optimisation, customer experience...adding new cloud/edge AI/ML solutions.

20+ years research, management and consulting experience (US, EU, APAC) covering a range of innovative, industry-led research and commercialisation ventures - engaging across start-ups / SMEs / large corps, and the wider ecosystem.
Simon Johnston