- The Institute’s network will consist of top industry thought leaders and academic luminaries, start-ups, research and development groups, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators
- The Deloitte AI Institute will collaborate with leading ethicists, thought leaders and organisations to raise awareness and provide services
Deloitte has announced the launch of the Deloitte AI Institute. It will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) research, eminence and applied innovation across industries. The company said that the institute will bring together the brightest minds in the field of AI to apply cutting-edge research to help address a wide spectrum of relevant AI use cases.
Nitin Mittal, AI co-leader and principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP said, “The Deloitte AI Institute is being established to advance the conversation and development of AI for enterprises. Our goal is to blend Deloitte’s deep experience in applied AI with a robust network of some of the most intelligent AI minds in the world to challenge the status quo. Through the power of this center, we aim to deliver impactful and game-changing research; and innovation to help our clients lead in the ‘Age of With,’ a world where humans work side-by-side with machines.”
The company said that the Institute’s network will consist of top industry thought leaders and academic luminaries, start-ups, research and development groups, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators. This network along with Deloitte’s depth of applied AI knowledge and understanding of pain points across industries and sectors consisting of identifying use cases, understanding industry-specific ecosystems, scaling from AI proofs-of-concept, or securing AI systems will help organisations transform quickly with AI said Deloitte.
Beena Ammanath, executive director of Deloitte AI Institute, Deloitte Consulting LLP said, “With our unique experience, investments in AI and work with top organizations, we believe the Deloitte AI Institute can ignite ground-breaking applied AI solutions for enterprises. Further, to help enterprises advance with AI, we will aim to help organizations remain distinctively human in a technology-driven world.”
The Deloitte AI Institute will collaborate with leading ethicists, thought leaders, and organisations to raise awareness and provide services said the company. Irfan Saif, Deloitte risk and financial advisory principal, Deloitte and Touche LLP and Deloitte AI co-leader said, “In today’s world, the benefits of AI enable greater outcomes for organizations than ever before. However, ethical safeguards must be put into place to help protect reputation and future performance. With AI ethics, the Institute aims to help organizations achieve a positive future by bringing together top stakeholders from all sectors of society to discuss and co-design effective policies and frameworks, such as Deloitte’s Trustworthy AI framework, for governing AI.”