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Michael Kanaan    

Author of "T-Minus AI" & Former Chairperson of Artificial Intelligence for the United States Air Force

Michael Kanaan is the bestselling author of "T-Minus AI: Humanity's Countdown to Artificial Intelligence and the New Pursuit of Global Power" and was the first chairperson of artificial intelligence for the U.S. Air Force, Headquarters Pentagon. In that role, he authored and guided the research, development, and implementation strategies for AI technology and machine learning activities across its global operations.

He has been named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list, Fast Company Impact Council, and received the US Government's 68th Arthur S. Flemming Award.

Speech Topics

Artificial Intelligence: Navigating the Future—Technology, Security, and Human Synergy

Discussing the key areas of technology, security, and human factors, while also illuminating the forward-thinking aspects of Ai in the enterprise world. This talk will be a pragmatic exploration of AI, its impact, and the strategic approach required for leaders and business to harness its full potential effectively.

  • AI should not be viewed as an add-on technology, but as a core component of business strategy
  • Embrace AI's transformative power, but prioritize certain considerations too often left as an afterthought
  • AI is not a destination, but rather a journey of continuous learning and adaptation

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