Dheeren Velu

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Dheeren Velu

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Head of Innovation, AU/NZ


Dheeren is an award-winning leader in emerging technology, innovation, and digital transformation, with over a decade of experience in implementing large-scale AI and cognitive solutions across multiple industry domains. A visionary at heart, Dheeren specialises in digital innovation, continuously exploring emerging trends and technologies to help organisations thrive in the face of disruption. His current areas of focus include the rapid developments in Generative AI and Web3, two cutting-edge fields that are revolutionising technology and shaping the future.

Dheeren also chairs the AI Industry Board at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, where he strives to shape the future of AI and its applications, fostering collaboration between academia and industry to drive transformative change.