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This week we are joined by one of the first people taking artificial intelligence into the boardroom of a multi-billion-dollar Asian giant.
Nguyen Xuan Phong is FPT Software’s Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer and an influential leader with vast managerial and technical experience.
From 2013 to 2021, Phong served as an AI researcher at Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, where he obtained 8 patents and was named among Top 50 young inventors.
He has also spent two years as Director of Data Science and AI Division at Tokyo Techies, two years as Hitachi’s representative, and four years as Visiting Researcher at the world’s largest AI research institute Mila (in Canada).
In 2018, Phong returned to Vietnam following the government’s Innovation Network program where He played an important role in the strategic partnership between FPT and Mila, with an aspiration to build a major AI hub in Vietnam.
Phong holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo and a Master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University, two top-tier universities in the US and Japan.
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