Ahmad is a Chief Data Scientist, author, and keynote speaker, with extensive research and consulting experience in AI & Machine Learning, applied for different industries (e.g. Telecom, Banking, Retail, Energy) and geographies (e.g. Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific). Ahmad played a key consulting role in helping clients around the globe to derive measurable business impact by applying advanced analytics techniques on their data to solve complex business problems, such as customer retention, cross/up-sell, fraud, compliance, fault diagnosis, demand forecasting, quality control, video analytics, etc. Ahmad is Ph.D. in Computer Science, with specialization in Machine Learning and Information Retrieval; he has key scientific contributions published at 13 recognized international conferences and books.