In her talk, Dr. Maryam Alavi explores the relationship between humans and machines.

It’s about time to change the paradigm about the relationship between humans and machines from one in which humans compete with machines to learn and solve problems to one in which humans team up with machines to improve their lives. 

Dr. Maryam Alavi currently serves as the dean of the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. As an expert in digital innovations and strategic IT applications, Dr. Alavi is a thought leader on IT strategy, a recognized educator and advisor with extensive experience in leadership development and organizational capability building for a digital age. 

As an expert in IT innovations and strategic applications, Alavi has authored numerous published papers and has served on the editorial boards of several prestigious academic journals. She is a thought leader on technology-mediated learning and an experienced educator who has extensive experience in developing leadership curriculum.

Dr. Alavi is a frequent speaker at national and international forums and conferences and has taught in executive programs at some of the world’s most prestigious business schools. She has consulted with organizations including AT&T, KPMG, IBM, Marriott Corporation, Sodexo, the American College of Physicians, the Aspen Institute, the General Accounting Office, International Association for Management Education, and the World Bank. Her international work experience includes teaching graduate and executive development programs in Europe, North Africa, and Asia.

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