28 May 2021 - Next Generation AI-Enabled Compliance Monitoring
KPMG in Singapore hosted a virtual breakfast briefing where it was discussed what the future of transaction monitoring might be. The distinguished panel of speakers from Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand shared their insights and experiences on topics such as issues with existing transaction monitoring systems, adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and how financial crime surveillance will evolve in the near future.
18 May 2021 - Operationalising Data Science & AI
When it comes to innovation in business, it’s not about the idea, it’s about turning the idea into an impact. That is what AI technologies is about. This course explores some of the common challenges faced by organisations in moving data science and AI from a sandbox/poc/pilot environment into an enterprise productionalised environment. The course practically recounts how one can one successfully deploy an enterprise and scalable AI by mastering strategies to ‘operationalise AI’.
15 April 2021 - AI and Ethics: The Key to a Sucecssful Human-AI Relation
In the session, AI and Ethics: The Key to a Successful Human-AI Relation, thought leaders and industry experts from Singapore and the Netherlands will share their vision in this domain. While small in size, Singapore and the Netherlands have created a lot of positive impact in the global AI domain. We will touch upon the role of ethics in AI development and deployment, how to assess whether AI tools are hitting the mark and what the most common pitfalls are.
8 December 2020 - Singapore Fintech Festival - Planet of the APIs
Moderator: Susanne Chishti, Chief Executive Officer, Fintech Circle
8 December 2020 - Fintech Week at The Working Capitol - Digital Dilemmas: CBDCs, stablecoins and the future face of money
The panel discussed the increased interest in and implementations of central bank digital currencies and stablecoins with a focus on key practical considerations of each and what the interaction of fiat money and private money might look like in the near future.
16 October 2020 - Putting the pieces together to enable efficiency
The Asset spoke with Dr. David Hardoon, senior adviser for data and AI at UnionBank about the potential of big data and artificial intelligence in creating a better banking experience and how critical it is in the time of Covid-19. Dr. Hardoon also touched upon the important role regulators play in making sure data us handled carefully.
14 October 2020 - The AI Factory is Directly Ahead
In discussion with Manoj Shanmugasundaram, Principal SE - Cloudera.
Enable your data science teams to access business data, the tools and computing resources required for end-to-end machine learning workflows, while maintaining data governance and control infrastructure costs. Dr Hardoon will be sharing his experiences in building AI/ML use cases in the financial services sector.
13 October 2020 - IIF Annual Membership Meeting: Ethical Use of Data
The increasing criticality of data in the new economy, and of protecting consumer rights, brings to the fore the responsible and ethical use of data analytics. This includes an amplified focus on technologies such as artificial intelligence, and rising concerns on the potential for algorithms to deliver unexplained outcomes, or to be biased for or against a specific population. This session will explore the ethics of how data is aggregated, applied, and shared; the provisions needed to avoid systemic misuse; the opportunities for where these technologies might expand access or overcome existing human biases; the delineation of responsibilities, controls, and safeguards for customer data when financial institutions partner with third parties; and the role for global standards and principles.
15 September 2020 - In Conversation: Taxation and Data
The increasing digitization of the economy presented new issues in taxation, amplified further by the fiscal challenges presented by COVID-19 and the likely restructuring of some sections of the economy with implications for tax revenues.
19 August 2020 - Speaking with Dr Shonali Krishnaswamy, Prof Manuel Morales moderated by Sanjna Parasrampuria at SGInnovate.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world around us as AI applications grow. Every day in the Finance industry, AI systems are buying and selling millions of financial instruments, assessing insurance claims, assigning credit scores, optimising investment portfolios, etc. However, it is not enough for AI systems to perform well. We need to understand how they work so we can trust them enough to use them to their full potential.
18 August 2020 - Speaking with StraightTalk with Daily Tribune
17 August 2020 - Speaking with Fintech Fireside Asia on Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services: Realities Behind the Hype
28 July 2020 - Speaking with Connie Leung at Microsoft ReEnvision Financial Services session with a kick off Fireside chat on the use of Data and AI for financial services industry
13 November 2019 - David Hardoon of the Monetary Authority of Singapore speaking on Channel News Asia on AI in the Financial Sector
23 September 2019 - Sibos TV: Artificial Intelligence and compliance.
24 July 2019 - Mediacorp interview (Overseas Singaporeans in Finance)
What's something exciting your business offers? 28 June 2019 - Innovfest UNBOUND 2019 (Main Stage): What is Shaping The Future of Data
Bridged Abstract: Companies are pushing forward with efforts to become increasingly data-driven, and more firms are investing in transformation initiatives to establish a “data culture” within their organisations.Say it here.
AI has to be ‘specific’ to the organization: Chief data officer
12 November 2018 -- David Hardoon of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says artificial intelligence needs to be “individualistic” to the organization, in order to “really achieve” its value.
Banks Revamp Financial Services With Technology to Win Customers
24 June 2018 --With the fintech industry expected to reach US$265 billion by 2025, banks are looking into ways to woo customers with digital money management. But what should customers consider before using robo-advisories for wealth management?
8 June 2018 -- innovfest unbound 2018 (Einstein): Data Governance: The New Digital Stewards
How AI, Data Analytics Will Fundamentally Transform Financial Industry
11 April 2018 -- David Hardoon, Monetary Authority of Singapore Chief Data Officer, discusses how Artificial Intelligence and data analytics will impact the financial industry. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
14 November 2017 -- Fireside Chat: Mapping the Future of Data Analytics
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