Stephen Ibaraki

Stephen Ibaraki Chairman and Managing General Partner REDDS Capital, Founder chair outreach UN ITU AI for good Global Summit. Globally unique with Chairman, Founder, Board roles in: Business/finance, successful Entrepreneurship / startups / investments / VC, no.1 global Science orgs, UN innovation progs, top CEO Industry-orgs/think tanks, no.1 Summits (acronym BE-SUNIS). 300+ global engagements impacting $100+ Trillion in sustainable investments. For more information see Ibaraki's official CIPS Fellows profile: --- For Microsoft Awards profile: ----- For a personal profile see Ibaraki's LinkedIn profile:

Articles by Stephen Ibaraki

Supercluster cements global leadership in 5th Machine Age with ground-breaking protein production addressing global food insecurity

We have moved from Industry 4.0 (inspired by WEF--World Economic Forum), Society 5.0 (Japan G20), Smart Humanity (KNVI, Royal Dutch IT Association) where digital transformation infuses all aspects of our lives--to the 5th Machine Age. AI is a key driver.

What you need for responsible leadership and innovation in 2021 – a breakout year for leadership

I define responsible leadership combined with innovation operationalization as taking principles into useful practice and thus requiring prioritization for businesses. The challenge is learning from good examples to emulate.

Digital transformation accelerated in a post-COVID world

I’m working across more than 100 global non-profit programs pro bono and thus have deep insights of the world currently and post-COVID.  What is happening...

Microsoft continuing corporate leadership through UN AI for Good Global Summit, impacting billions

Jean-Philippe Courtois, executive vice-president and president of Microsoft global sales, marketing and operations, provided a compelling vision with his opening keynote at the historical United Nations ITU AI for Good Global Summit (AI4G), hosted May 28-31 2019 at UN ITU HQ Geneva.

Three global initiatives accelerating the face of AI

These three global initiatives: AI for Good, Focus Group AI for Health, and AI Pioneers is leaving a sizeable global stamp that echoes across all domains. The focus is on moving the needle in a practical way leveraging the $16 Trillion (ex PwC) wealth creation by 2030 and the predicted adoption rates from the World Economic Forum (WEF) Future of Jobs report released September 2018.

David O’Leary Canadian and Global education, business, computing leader

David O'Leary was quintessentially Canadian in leading in so many disciplines globally and yet presenting a modest public profile – uniquely combining top-level thinking...

Top CEOs and futurists on the future of financial services and technology

The world’s top CEOs participated in the Fintech Ideas Festival (FIF) held January 9,10 in San Francisco. They looked ten years into the future of technology, financial services, and fintech.

AoE: The AI of everything, Part Two

Artificial intelligence (AI) is creating a digital quake where companies and jobs will need to change or fail. The disruption is already happening with funds transfer, payments, banking, asset management, wealth management, and insurance

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