IORMA Webinar : How AI is enhancing Personal Development

IORMA Webinar : How AI is enhancing Personal Development

Thursday 24 February 2022

The pandemic, the lockdowns and working from home have changed how individuals and societies think and act. As a result, personal development has become more important, for one’s career, cognitive health or just pleasure!

Every person has a different style of how he or she learns and processes new information. Learning is likely to be more effective if these preferences are taken into account.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) allows learning to be personalised by adapting to the needs of each learner, whether it be by the means of encouragement, the speed or the media used.

Experts who design the learning platforms will discuss the benefits that AI poses for personal development, and the challenges ahead with those who train and educate.

A video of this Webinar appears below :


Julie Wall

Dr Julie Wall, Reader in Computer Science, Leader, Intelligent Systems Research Group and Director of Impact and Innovation for the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering , University of East London.

Julie’s research focus is on machine/deep learning architectures, algorithms and applications for audio, speech and natural language understanding; biologically inspired deep learning for sound localisation, speech recognition and enhancement.

In addition Julie researches privacy preserving intelligent systems for audio processing; developing industrial applications of automated decision-making machine and natural language understanding; and applications of intelligent systems to immersive virtual, augmented and mixed environments. Julie maintains close collaborative research and development links with industry.

Panel Members

Dario D'Aprile

Dario D’Aprile, co-founder, Keptika and CEO, Human and Machine Ltd

Dario has over 15 years’ experience in leading, developing and launching technology solutions and transformation programmes for start-ups and organisations worldwide including National Geographic, Fox International, Adobe, Just Eat and NatWest. His software products have been used by over 1 million people around the world. He is a TEDx speaker and has been recognised with over 20 international awards.

Keptika is an AI-powered start-up dedicated to track, analyse and extract knowledge from transformational coaching conversations; Human and Machine ltd, is an UK leadership development consultancy specialising in coaching technology executives and software development teams.

Devi Kolli, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, i3 Simulations

Devi Kolli

Devi is a seasoned tech entrepreneur and angel investor with a research passion towards cognitive bias in humans and AI. In the last 14 years, Devi has delivered smart technology solutions to leading luxury and high-street retailers, sectors including Education, Healthcare, Defence, Real-Estate and Leisure & Entertainment, and has an in-depth understanding of their business priorities and the underlying sector-related challenges in adapting emerging technologies.

She has built a tech start-up portfolio with a combined value of over $100million. In addition to founding i3, which is a ML powered knowledge capture and simulation authoring software designed to democratise adaptive VR simulations for healthcare training, Devi chairs AiSolve and has other Board positions across academia. She has launched Extended Reality (XR) location-based entertainment products across large theme parks to family entertainment centres and deployed Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) enterprise training from aviation to healthcare.

Dr Mohammad Hossein Amirhosseini, Lecturer in Computer Science and Digital Technologies, University of East London

Dr Mohammad Hossein Amirhosseini

Mohammad has contributed to national and international research projects such as SPIRIT project (Scalable Privacy Preserving Intelligence Analysis for Resolving Identities) which was an EU Horizon 2020 project worth 5million euros, consisting of a consortium of 17 partners from 9 different European.  

He is currently working on an Innovate UK Smart Grants project entitled “Automation of Neuro-Linguistic Programming methods using Artificial Intelligence to interpret unconscious thoughts and values for personal development.” This project builds on the latest R&D in AI, neuroscience, and personal development, including three bespoke AI models which Mohammad has developed. His research covers applications of AI and machine learning in Psychology, Cognitive Processing, Personal Development, Mental Health, Natural Language Processing, Human-Computer Interaction, Organisational Performance, Cyber Security, Identity Resolution, Fraud Detection, and Social Media Analysis.

Callum Denyer

Callum Denyer, Co-Founder & CEO, WHYNESS Ltd

WHYNESS is an AI start-up empowering people to lead more fulfilling careers and lives. Callum believes in using technology as a force for good and is a leading advocate for sustainable business development and ethical product design.

Callum has an impressive track record creating and scaling innovative solutions using emerging technologies, including Blockchain and AI. Before WHYNESS, Callum spent 6 years working for Accenture, where he specialised in Innovation & Decentralised Digital Identity, managing global cross-functional teams to originate and deliver complex greenfield solutions.

Callum is a people person. He has led several internal communities involving over 10,000 Accenture staff and has coached 50+ individuals on personal growth and career development.

For more information about IORMA’s series of webinars and the opportunities to speak in and sponsor, go to IORMA Events

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