George Pell is the Principal and Chief Strategy Officer of Intellio. An innovation and strategy firm, bringing a new era of biology-inspired intelligence to life. An intelligence to reveal the true biology of each individual in their current state and circumstances. A more precise, meaningful, and actionable understanding of each individual’s perfect storm. George has made a multi-billion dollar impact in a range of innovation and strategy roles for some of the largest companies in the world, blending complex technologies with the art and science of people. He brings 20 years from emerging technology, especially human-inspired technologies such as discovery, intelligence, and advanced collaboration. Much of which influenced today’s landscape of AI. For over 10 years, George has been developing a true biology-inspired intelligence for medicine and human potential. Based in a diverse multidiscipline of neuroscience, multi-omics, and microbiology. Intellio is an early-stage venture, bringing this new model of intelligence to life, focused on all aspects of the brain, mind, and human potential. To radically reshape lives, and to save some too.
Ahmed Helmy is Vice President – CTO, Avaya International (EMEA and APAC). Based in Dubai, UAE, he is in charge of guiding and influencing the innovation and R&D that Avaya pursues. He has more than 15 years of experience across the Middle East, France and the UK, with an extensive know-how in managing, designing, developing, implementing and testing IT solutions.
Ahmed is a recognized industry veteran, demonstrating a track record of accomplishments in assisting organizations to achieve maximum benefit from their IT investments. He also holds a number of patents related to Avaya innovations, including the world’s first Social Network for Chatbots.
Ahmed’s projects have received regional and global recognition, including the Avaya Happiness Index on Blockchain - a solution inspired by the Smart Dubai Happiness Agenda, an initiative designed to make Dubai the happiest city in the world - that was voted a Gold Winner for innovation at the 31st Edison Awards in New York City, which honors innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Alexandria University in Egypt and has acquired multiple IT training certifications. Ahmed speaks Arabic, English, French and German.