Johan Steyn is a renowned Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Advocate and a prominent speaker at global conferences on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Emerging Technologies. In 2019, he was honored as the Best AI & Robotics Management Consultant by Wealth & Finance magazine in the UK.
He held significant positions in the field of AI, including serving as a Global AI Ambassador for Swiss Cognitive and a Research Fellow at Stellenbosch University’s School of Data Science and Computational Thinking in South Africa. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Woxsen University’s School of Business in India.
His influence in the field was further recognized when he became a finalist for the 2022 IT Personality of the Year Award, a prestigious accolade hosted by The Institute of IT Professionals South Africa, Gordon Institute of Business, and ITWeb.
Acclaimed author Sean Culey has acknowledged him as “Africa’s leading AI commentator,” a testament to his impact and expertise in the AI sector.
In addition to his speaking and academic roles, Steyn is a prolific writer. He regularly contributes thought-leadership articles to major publications such as Reuters, Business Day, the Sunday Times, Finweek, News24, ITWeb, and Brainstorm Magazine, cementing his status as a key voice in the AI community.
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