Ramy Nassar

Innovator at the crossroads of technology, design, and business strategy

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Ramy Nassar is a preeminent figure in the realms of artificial intelligence and technology, renowned for his acute ability to assess and forecast industry trends. With a career spanning over two decades, he has established himself as a pivotal leader and innovator at the crossroads of technology, design, and business strategy.

Ramy's expertise in AI and technology is not just theoretical but deeply rooted in practical, hands-on experience. As the former Head of Innovation at Mattel and Managing Director of Design & Strategy at Architech, he has led the development of cutting-edge digital products and solutions. His work in integrating AI into consumer products and digital experiences has set new standards in the industry, showcasing his ability to transform theoretical concepts into tangible innovations.

His speaking engagements are rich with insights drawn from his extensive experience in AI and digital technology. Ramy is particularly skilled in demystifying complex technological trends and making them accessible and relevant to diverse audiences. Whether speaking to industry professionals or the general public, he translates the language of AI and technology into actionable insights, helping organizations understand and leverage emerging trends for strategic advantage.

Ramy's ability to provide trend assessments is complemented by his academic rigor. His background in computer engineering provides a solid foundation for his work, allowing him to blend technical knowledge with strategic thinking. This unique combination makes his presentations not only informative but also strategically valuable, offering a comprehensive view of how technological trends can be harnessed for innovation and growth.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Ramy is deeply committed to education and knowledge dissemination. He has taught Design Thinking and AI at prestigious institutions like McMaster University, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto. His international teaching engagements, including courses in Norway and at Toronto Metropolitan University, reflect his global perspective and understanding of AI's impact across different cultures and industries.

Fluent in English, French, and German, Ramy's ability to connect with a global audience is unparalleled. His speaking engagements are known for their clarity, depth, and foresight, making him a sought-after speaker for conferences, workshops, and corporate events.

For speaking engagement inquiries, please contact prospeakers.com, where you can learn more about Ramy Nassar's availability and speaking topics. His insights into AI and technology trends are an invaluable resource for any organization looking to stay ahead in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

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Speaking Topics

AI + Emerging Technology

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.


Strategic Foresight

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:

  • Improve strategic decision making
  • Enhance innovation capabilities
  • Increase resilience to disruption
  • Better allocate resources and investments

Innovation + Design Thinking

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 Ethics: Navigating Bias in the Digital Age

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.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the inherent biases present in AI systems and their origins.
  • Recognize the ethical challenges and dilemmas posed by biased algorithms on individuals and society.
  • Gain insights into real-world consequences of unchecked AI biases and their broader societal impact.
  • Learn strategies and best practices for designing and implementing more equitable and transparent AI systems.
  • Appreciate how the latest generation of Generative AI tools (ChatGPT, DALL-E, etc) are impacting people, organizations, and culture as a whole.

Q&A for Ramy Nassar

  1. Where does Yung Wu travel from?
    Yung Wu travels from Toronto, Ontario Canada.
  2. What topics does Yung Wu speak on?
    Yung Wu specializes in a variety of topics, including innovation ecosystems, entrepreneurial journeys, and the impact of AI and emerging technologies on business.
  3. What is Yung Wu's speaking fee?
    Yung Wu's fee for speaking engagements ranges from $20,000 to $30,000 CAD plus travel. For a firm quote contact [email protected] for a quote.
  4. How long is Yung Wu's typical keynote speech?
    Yung Wu's keynote speeches typically last between 45 to 60 minutes, but this can be adjusted to meet the specific needs of your event.
  5. Does Yung Wu offer Q&A sessions after his talks?
    Yes, Yung Wu is available for Q&A sessions following his talks. These sessions provide a great opportunity for deeper engagement with the audience. The questions can be customized to answer your specific corporate questions.
  6. Is Yung Wu available for panel discussions and workshops?
    Yes, in addition to keynote speeches, Yung Wu is available for panel discussions, guided conversation and interactive workshops, where he can delve more deeply into specific topics.
  7. Can Yung Wu tailor his presentations to specific audiences or themes?
    Absolutely, Yung Wu is skilled at customizing his presentations to align with the specific themes, goals, and audiences of different events.
  8. What are some of Yung Wu's notable past speaking engagements?
    Yung Wu has spoken at a variety of prestigious events and organizations, showcasing his expertise in innovation, technology, and leadership.
  9. What technical requirements are needed for Yung Wu's presentations?
    Yung Wu typically requires standard audio-visual equipment for his presentations, including a microphone, projector, and screen. Specific technical requirements can be discussed during the booking process.
  10. How can we book Yung Wu for our next event?
    To book Yung Wu for your next event, contact Heather @ ProSpeakers.com at 416 420 4525. They will provide you with all necessary information, including availability, booking procedures, and any additional details required.