Geertrui Mieke De Ketelaere
Who is Geertrui Mieke De Ketelaere?
Geertrui Mieke De Ketelaere is Adjunct Professor at Vlerick Business School and Strategic Advisor at imec (IDLab). She holds a Master’s Degree in Civil and Industrial Engineering and specialized in robotics and artificial intelligence during her studies. Over the last 28 years, she has worked for several multinationals on all aspects of data and analytics (IBM, Microsoft, SAP, SAS, etc). From a business consulting point of view, she is specialized in defining the AI business canvas, from potential value to predefined risks. With her understanding of the hindsight, insight, and foresight of AI technologies, she also frequently acts as an expert and coach behind the scenes. In her public presentations and recent book, Mieke puts the focus on the demystification of the hype around AI. In 2018, she was nominated ‘ICT Woman of the Year’ in Belgium. The State Secretary of Digitalization, Mathieu Michel, appointed Mieke as ‘Digital Mind’ in 2020.
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Mieke De Ketelaere truly inspired us at FEICA’s Business Forum ‘Enabling a Sustainable Future’. She succeeded in capturing the attention of +700 participants with her passionate keynote demystifying AI. Mieke was applauded by our delegates for her ability to vividly bring across the complex topic of sustainable AI to a business audience. As an organiser, I also congratulate Mieke for her thorough preparation, digging into the specifics of our industry and making the Forum a resounding success. Thank you, well done!
Secretary General, FEICA