Gianluca Misuraca

Executive Director of the Master on Artificial Intelligence in public services (AI4GOV)

Gianluca Misuraca is founder and Vice President on Technology Diplomacy and International Relations of Inspiring Futures (IF), a global advisory consultancy in Strategic Foresight, Social Innovation and Digital Governance with headquarters in Lausanne and Seville.

Maria Luciana Axente

Responsible AI & AI for Good Lead, PwC UK

She is a member of various Advisory Boards – UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI (APPG AI), ORBIT & SKEMA AI Institute, Vice Chair of techUK Data and AI leadership committee and member of BSI/ISO & IEEE AI standard groups.

Adrián González Sánchez

Principal Specialist, Cloud, Data & AI for Public Sector, Microsoft

Adrián González Sánchez is the Data & AI Lead for Public Sector and Health at Microsoft Spain, and a university lecturer at HEC Montréal’s École des Dirigeants, and IE University in Spain.

George Tilesch

Founder & President, Phi Institute for Augmented Intelligence

For over 20 years, George has been active as a cross-sector and cross-industry conduit between AI ecosystems worldwide and as a trusted advisor for world leaders.

Olivia Erdelyi

Senior Lecturer, Christchurch (NZ) & Bonn Universities

Dr. Olivia J. Erdelyi is an internationally recognized AI ethics and policy expert and consultant with a multidisciplinary background in computer science, economics, law, and political science.

Kristel Kriisa

AI Project Manager, Estonian Information System Authority

She leads a project to support public sector organizations seeking to provide AI-based services. Her responsibilities include ensuring global visibility of Estonia's AI capabilities and contributing to Estonia’s third National AI Strategy.

László Drajkó

Founder & Managing Parner, Cydrill Software Security

Laszlo is an appreciated contributor of ACT-IAC, a partnership of US Government, Academia and Industry, where he collaborates in the AI working group, especially driving awareness of security aspects of AI and Machine Learning systems.

Imre Porkoláb

Vice Chair Board of Directors, NATO DIANA

He is an expert on guerrilla warfare and counter-terrorism in the context of special operations capability development, related leadership theory – mission command other than traditional –, successful change management in the V.U.C.A. environment, and innovative methods of organizational transformation and its applicability to business.

Andrea Halmos

Deputy Head of Unit, Unit B2 Interoperability, Directorate-General Informatics, European Commission

Her work includes the negotiation and implementation of the recently published Interoperable Europe Act, with particular focus on the role of interoperability on common European data spaces, AI in the public sector, GovTech and the digital transformation of local and regional administrations.

Erik Slooten

Global Lead, Delivery Quality & Transformation Cloud Services, T-Systems International

An enthusiast and practitioner of Responsible AI, Erik is of Dutch origin and fulfilling his global leadership duties out of Budapest. He is holding an honorary doctorate at the University of Pecs and was awarded Expat CEO of the year in 2021.

Imre Bárd

researcher, Dutch National Laboratory for AI in Education (NOLAI)

Imre has worked as a Trust & Safety contractor for OpenAI, where he has gained a glimpse of the day-to-day realities of AI development and deployment at scale, and the challenges of translating high-level ethical principles into operationalizable practices.

Levente Juhász

Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, CEE, Google

Levente Juhász leads on the topics of digital transformation, economic contribution and sustainability on Google’s public policy team for Central and Eastern Europe, and is responsible for government affairs for Hungary, Lithuania and Latvia.

Brando Benifei

Member of the European Parliament, EU AI ACT Co-Rapporteur

Brando Benifei is an Italian MEP serving his second term and is the Head of Delegation of Partito Democratico in the European Parliament. He is Rapporteur for the Artificial Intelligence Act, as a Member of the Committee for the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.