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Empowering Your Business Transformation with AI

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September 26, 2018
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Empowering Your Business Transformation with Artificial Intelligence

Digital transformation is essential for organizations planning to accelerate their businesses and stay competitive, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is very much in the heart of this process.  We are in an era of unprecedented growth, and much of it will be driven by AI.  It is already a key driver of digital transformation across a wide range of industries; from banking to manufacturing and the automotive industry.  From creating personalized offers to customers, quality control and maintenance in manufacturing, to detection of fraud in financial institutions, AI can be applied to various areas within your organizations.

Learn more about utilizing AI in your organization as we share some best practices across industries.





Andi Sama is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of PT. Sinergi Wahana Gemilang (SWG), a Software Value Added Distributor (VAD) in Indonesia. SWG is a VAD for IBM Software, an Esri Partner as well as Gold Value Added Reseller for Autodesk.

He started his career with IBM as an assistant programmer in IBM Banking, Finance, and Securities division, supporting various finance device application software to banking customers in Indonesia.  Later, in the new role as part of IBM Asia Pacific team for two years, he expanded the scope of pre-sales for Electronic Fund Transfer/Switch Application Software covering countries such as Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam.

Before his current role, he was the CTO of PT Mitra Integrasi Komputindo (MIK), an IBM subsidiary acting as IT Solution Architects.  He has a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Bina Nusantara University, a Master degree in Computer Science from STTI Benarif Indonesia in 1997 and a Master degree in General Management from Bina Nusantara University in 2008, and occasionally gives guest lectures and thesis supervision for Bina Nusantara, ITB, and University of Indonesia.

Research interest includes IoT, Data Science, Machine Learning, Quantum Computing.



Ari is an experienced IBM Client Technical Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Computer Software industry. Skilled in Business Alliances, Enterprise Software, Business Development, Partner Management, Data Analytic and Enterprise Architecture, and a strong engineering professional with a Doctorate focused in Islamic Economics Studies. In her management tenure, she holds Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from International Coach Federation.

Ari has a bachelor degree in Computer and Information Sciences from ITB, an MBA from University of Indonesia, and doctorate in Islamic Economics Studies from Trisakti University.