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Podcast/Video Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki

A Chat with Luis F. Gonzalez: Chief Operating Officer for Power, Aboitiz Power Corporation (ADI); co-founder of the AI Asia Pacific Institute; Developed AI Solutions, Enterprise Software and Digital Transformation of industrial enterprises

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Luis F. Gonzalez.

Luis F. GonzalexAs Aboitiz Data Innovation (ADI) Chief Operating Officer for Power and Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower) Chief Data Officer, Luis focuses on expanding the development and implementation of Data Science & AI solutions for AboitizPower in support of enhancing operational efficiency, revenue generation, risk management, and ESG initiatives.

Luis has 24 years of experience in leading and developing AI Solutions, Enterprise Software and Digital Transformation of industrial enterprises. He has been involved with over 50 customers in Asia Pacific, North & South America, Europe and the Middle East. He is co-founder of the AI Asia Pacific Institute, a non for profit research institute for the Ethical Deployment of Learning Algorithms in society. He is also a Guest Lecturer at Nanyang Technological University MBA Program and under the Kellogg and Harvard Data Science Programs at Emeritus Platform. Luis sits in the advisory board of different startups that apply Machine Learning in NFTs, social media, education and neuroscience.

Prior to joining ADI, Luis was the Managing Director of Element AI Asia, a Canadian Deep Learning startup. He was also Vice President & Chief Customer Success at GE Digital responsible for the delivery and execution of all GE Digital projects across Power, Aviation, O&G and Transportation. He was previously the GE Power Chief Digital Officer responsible for Power Digital PNL in Asia.

Luis holds a bachelor's degree in International Business and Computer Science from the University of Victoria and a postgraduate degree in Software Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has also earned postgraduate diplomas in Machine & Deep Learning, Data Science, Internet of Things, and Smart Manufacturing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.