The Museum of the Future today hosted the exclusive executive event ‘Executive Experience 2022 – Building the Future with Sustainable AI’.
The event, organised by SAS, the leader in analytics, brought together regional and business leaders across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) to discuss ways of continuing accelerating economic progress and digitalisation of society while ensuring a sustainable future for next generations.
During his opening remarks, Tayfun Topkoc, Managing Director, META at SAS, said, “For executives across the region, sustainability, talent growth and Cloud adoption are on the top of their agendas. Our goal is to empower companies to become truly data driven and make sustainable decisions based on analytical insights.”
“SAS is committed to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, in alignment with UAE’s Sustainability Agenda. The UAE pledged to ‘leave no one behind’ and to shift the world to a sustainable and resilient path,” he added.
Highlighting the importance of sound business practices and praising the UAE government’s commitment to Net Zero carbon emissions, Meghan Gregonis, United States Consul-General in Dubai, said, “As the UAE prepares to host COP28 in November 2023, we are delighted to see US companies, such as SAS, aligned with the UAE’s vision to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. SAS plans to partner with entities in the UAE to educate the next generation of data scientists and explore innovative ways to leverage artificial intelligence to build a more sustainable future.”