With over 25 years of experience, Ramy Nassar has been at the forefront of driving innovation and digital transformation across industries. As the former Head of Innovation at Mattel and founder of a successful technology consultancy, he has helped organizations including TD, Apple, Telus, New Balance, and Rio Tinto navigate the complex landscape of AI and emerging technology. His expertise lies in developing long-term strategic roadmaps, fostering collaboration, and implementing cutting-edge solutions that drive measurable growth and enable competitive advantage.
Ramy Nassar is a sought-after keynote speaker known for his dynamic and engaging presentations. In pairing his deep AI expertise with a strategic foresight mindset, he provides insightful perspectives on the disruptive potential of these technologies. Ramy’s thought-provoking & interactive talks inspire audiences to embrace innovation, adapt to change, and seize the opportunities presented by AI and emerging technology.
Ramy is a respected voice in the industry, contributing to the advancement of Generative AI and the ethical use of this technology through his writings and publications. He is known for his ability to communicate complex concepts in a clear and accessible manner, making him a trusted advisor for the teams and organizations he works with.
Ramy Nassar teaches AI + Design Thinking at the Norwegian Technical University and in the Master’s of Engineering, Innovation & Entrepreneurship program at Toronto Metropolitan University. He is an award-winning speaker & workshop facilitator at international events including World Usability Congress, Global AI Summit, Machine Learning Exchange, AI Business Summit, and World Mobile Congress. Ramy Nassar’s expertise and passion for innovation leaves a lasting impact on attendees, equipping them with the knowledge and strategies needed to thrive in the age of AI.
Artificial Intelligence is by no means new but there has been a recent shift – Generative AI has come out of the lab and into meaningful business applications that drive growth, customer success, and new value propositions. We are at the cusp of a global transformation that reframes how organizations leverage emerging technology. Deep learning, advanced analytics, and conversational tools like ChatGPT are driving the next wave of technology disruption and the organizations that embrace these tools will be better positioned to outpace and outperform their competitors. Ramy Nassar is an author and award-winning keynote speaker & facilitator who helps organizations leverage the transformative power of AI + Emerging Technology.
Business leaders must find new ways forward in the face of uncertainty, adapting to changing regulatory environments, a reimagining of the future of work, AI & emerging technology, and ever-evolving customer expectations. Strategic Foresight provides a practical, scalable toolkit for forces & trends and anticipating their longer-term impact to your strategy. The Foresight Mindset ™ empowers your teams & leaders to manage risk and confidently make decisions in dynamic and uncertain environments. Ramy Nassar is an author and award-winning keynote speaker & facilitator who helps organizations think strategic about the positive and negative disruptors that will impact their business in the years to come.
A Foresight Mindset ™ helps individuals & organizations:
In this presentation, Ramy Nassar, former Head of Innovation for Mattel, will introduce the foundations of innovation through a design thinking mindset. Participants will:
Understand the importance of a data-driven approach to innovation: Learn how to leverage key operational and customer experience metrics to drive innovation within your organization.
Learn the Design Thinking framework: Discover the iterative approach that goes from proof of concept to minimum viable product (MVP), and ultimately the successful commercialization of new technologies.
Apply innovation frameworks: Gain insights and practical tips on how to implement innovative practices within your organization, based on experience leading corporate innovation programs for globally renowned companies.
Drive strategic roadmaps: Develop the mindsets & skillsets to a shared vision that delivers customer value while supporting organizational growth.
Inspire a culture of innovation: Discover how to foster a company culture that embraces and encourages innovation & creativity, enabling your team to consistently generate groundbreaking ideas and drive growth.
AI expert Ramy Nassar delves into the intricate world of ethics in AI, shedding light on the prevailing biases embedded within machine learning algorithms and the associated risks & opportunities. Drawing from real-world examples, Ramy illuminates the importance of crafting AI systems that are equitable, transparent, and inclusive. This interactive presentation challenges participants to explore how they can gain competitive advantage through the use of tools such as Generative AI while ensuring that the risk of bias is minimized. A crucial discourse for anyone invested in the future of technology.
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“Ramy has a unique approach to presenting AI & emerging technologies that combines deep understanding of the topic with an undeniable enthusiasm that engages the audience in a meaningful and personal way.”
“This presentation was the first one that really helped our executive team understand how we drive AI initiatives forward and build the right metrics into our strategic technology roadmap. The outcomes will directly and positively impact the ROI of our investments into AI.”
“The workshop was actually fun. The hands-on exercises helped our team think critically about how we’d apply the theory to build better solutions for our customers. We covered what felt like a week’s worth of learning in 2 days.”
“Ramy’s energy & expertise when it comes to the role of emerging technology are unrivaled. He brought a passion & enthusiasm to my team that helped drive us to new heights in terms of data-driven digital transformation.”
"Ramy did a fantastic job at listening to our goals and objectives regarding his keynote presentation. We had a very specific audience he would be speaking to, and he targeted his presentation perfectly to what our audience would be most interested in hearing about.”
“Ramy’s approach to introducing the complex topic of Generative AI helped our team better understand where key business opportunities for this technology exist and gave us the tools to build our own internal AI investment strategy and roadmap."
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