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Addo AI

Addo /Ah-doh, a.dow/

[verb] Latin/Welsh: to add, augment, inspire, increase.

Addo AI is a global data and AI consulting firm that leverages deep expertise in data engineering, custom software engineering and data science to give companies and governments a competitive advantage.

About Addo AI

Founded by an award-winning team of thought leaders in the field of AI, data engineering and technology.

Dr. Ayesha

CEO & Co-founder

Dr. Ayesha Khanna, Co-founder and CEO of Addo AI, is a leading AI figure recognized by Forbes as a ground-breaking entrepreneur in Southeast Asia. Specializing in advising CEOs and Boards, she propels organizations, like Johnson Controls, NEOM Tonomus, L'Oreal, Singapore government's Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) etc., to global AI competitiveness, shaping smart buildings, cities, and diversity initiatives. Renowned as a speaker and author, she emphasizes the fusion of technology and societal impact. Ayesha's commitment to diversity is evident in her role as the founder of 21st Century Girls, providing free tech education. With over 20 years in technology innovation, including Wall Street, Dr. Khanna is a distinguished figure with degrees from Harvard, Columbia, and the London School of Economics. She was also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Councils, contributing to global thought leadership on emerging technologies.

Dr. Faisal

President & Co-founder

Dr. Faisal Kamiran, Co-founder and President of Addo AI, is an entrepreneur, educator, and tech expert in the field of AI and Machine Learning. His experience extends to being a tenure-track professor, and director of two research labs: the Data Science Lab, and Crime Investigation and Prevention Lab, at ITU. He has spearheaded numerous high-profile and high-impact Data, AI, and digital transformation projects for Fortune 500 companies, earning recognition from mainstream media outlets like Forbes and The Dawn News. He is also a winner of The World Bank Group’s prestigious Research Innovation Award. Dr. Faisal has contributed to several strategic initiatives for both government and private sectors, including being a part of the Prime Minister’s task force entrusted with the formulation of a National AI Strategy for Pakistan. He has published over 50 research papers in prestigious journals and conferences including TKDE, IEEE ICDM, ECML/PKDD, CIKM, with an H-index of 20, with over 4000 citations.

senior leadership 

Syed Rizwan

Senior Vice President
Global Business & Growth

Syed Rizwan Munawar, SVP of Global business and Growth at Addo AI, brings over 30 years of experience and expertise in driving multifaceted organizational growth. Rizwan has served in various leadership capacities across Sales, Pre-Sales, Delivery, Consulting, and Business Development. Prior to this role, Rizwan was the Director of Strategic Programs, Customer Success & Delivery Excellence - APAC with Microsoft and earlier to that, has been associated with IBM, Oracle and HP. Throughout his various roles, he has consistently collaborated with customers on their digital innovation journey. His proven track record includes delivering multimillion-dollar revenue growth and driving successful transformational projects across the globe.


Dr. Kamran

Senior Vice President
Data Science & AI

Dr. Kamran Shafi, SVP of Data Science & AI, brings over 20 years of experience in empowering industries to optimize data for operational excellence and competitive advantage. His expertise lies in data science, analytics team management, and roadmap planning. His skills encompass analytics strategy development, ML & AI model creation, data pipelining, and MLOps deployment. Proficient in sectors like healthcare, finance, and education, Dr. Kamran drives innovation and strategic solutions. His commitment to advancing data science and AI offers Addo AI's clients a remarkable edge. Through enterprise analytics architecture and diverse sector proficiency, he ensures tailored solutions, enhancing Addo AI's impact across industries.


Ali Hassan

Senior Vice President
Data Platforms

Ali Bokhari, SVP of Data Platforms, brings over 20 years of experience in data management practices during which he has led groundbreaking initiatives by enabling infrastructure modernization, automation, and digital enablement. His focus is on seamlessly integrating data governance into data analytics to ensure transparency and consistency. Additionally, Ali has accumulated extensive experience in the U.S. healthcare sector, focusing on patient analytics, enhancing value-based care analytics for population health, and improved patient experience. He has led numerous collaborations with leading tech providers such as Axon, EDC, Microsoft Azure, and AWS, enabling modern architectural solutions for his clients.


Arslan Ihsan

Senior Vice President
Professional Services

Arslan Ihsan, SVP of Professional Services, holds 10+ years of experience in cutting-edge technologies. He's dedicated to empowering individuals and businesses through responsible and innovative use of emerging tech like AI, data analytics, cloud computing, blockchain, and Web3. Backed by formidable certifications - SAFe, PMP, CSM, and dual AWS Cloud Architect credentials, Arslan brings extensive multi-cloud proficiency. He has guided startups and enterprises across numerous industries, such as transport, smart cities, healthcare, telecom, retail, and fintech. His ability to identify and solve complex problems and develop strategies for growth and success, helps clients create a more secure, transparent, and sustainable future.


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Akbar Hamid

Associate Partner

Akbar Hamid, a seasoned leader and innovator, brings over 18 years of diverse technology experience. He possesses a unique blend of technical expertise and deep business understanding, excelling in comprehending clients' challenges and market trends. As the VP of Innovation and Architecture at Common Securitization Solutions (CSS), Akbar leads collaborative strategies for growth. His commitment to delivering top-tier solutions is unwavering. With a wealth of experience, he crafts secure, cutting-edge IT foundations using Infrastructure as Code principles, leveraging AWS to strengthen technology platforms.

Washington DC

Sabina Zafar

Associate Partner

Sabina Zafar is a digital transformation guru with over 20 years of expertise in solving business challenges using cutting-edge data & AI solutions. Sabina brings a deep understanding of technology based transformation from Oracle where she led Digital Transformation and Technology Modernization. Her engagement with C-suite executives in industries such as financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, defense, and retail to drive AI adoption has helped enterprises achieve top and bottom-line results. Her wealth of experience and strategic insights helps drive innovative solutions for our clients worldwide.

New York

Candina Weston

Associate Partner

Candina Weston holds over 25 years of experience in marketing, strategy, and change management. Having spent over two decades at Microsoft, Candina has been instrumental in shaping their regional marketing structure. She redefined the marketing function/organization, harnessing data to diminish fragmentation, cut costs, and amplify marketing performance. Her experience with AI-based data and content in the marketing context plays a key role in helping Chief Marketing Officers at Addo AI implement generative AI practices within the organization.


Hasan Rahim

Associate Partner

Hasan Rahim specializes in driving revenue growth and guiding individuals and organizations through the automation revolution by applying strategic critical thinking all the while cultivating an unwavering culture. Hasan has proven expertise in adding value to traditional, established industries. In addition to working with several large corporations over the past 2 decades, he has also started several companies, including a 9 Figure exit to Comcast/NBCU in the last 5 years. With a more recent focus on enabling digital marketing transformation, he has collaborated with Fortune 100 Clients, harnessing advanced data and automation for outcomes-driven execution.

Los Angeles

Dr. Ammar Anees Malik

Associate Partner

Dr. Ammar A. Malik holds over a decade of experience in government, non-profit, and private sector advisory roles. At Addo AI, he ensures smooth communication and delivery for our clients. Formerly, he has directed research at Harvard's Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), leading research-policy collaborations. His publications on environmental modeling and public policy have been featured in various prestigious journals. His global research influence extends across 20 countries in Asia and Africa, due to his affiliations with the Urban Institute and Harvard's Belfer Center. His diverse experience and customer-centric focus are valuable assets in his role which supports customer success at Addo AI.

Washington DC

Jenna Arnold

Associate Partner

Jenna Arnold is an activist at heart and an acclaimed social entrepreneur by profession. Her practical insights into the application of cutting-edge technologies for social impact and data-driven policy advocacy make her a unique voice in AI for social good initiatives. Jenna has actively led the charge in fostering transformative change with technology throughout her 18+ year career in impact-driven enterprises. She has been recognized for her remarkable contributions, earning distinctions such as being named among Inc. Magazine's "35 Under 35" and "20 Most Disruptive Innovators," along with receiving the esteemed Tribeca Disruptive Innovator Fellowship.

New York

Sebastian Roervig

Associate Partner, Fintech and Payments

Sebastian is the co-founder and COO at Arrow (an e-commerce checkout layer funded by Sequoia, Meta, and YC). Prior to Arrow, he was part of the Special Projects team at Grab, where he built strategic partnerships and launched Grab Financial in Singapore and the Philippines, introducing products such as QR code payments, remittance, digital goods, and gaming. Before then, he was responsible for payments at the e-commerce marketplace Daraz (South Asian Alibaba entity) and an early employee at the crypto platform Abra.


We make data your competitive advantage

Headquartered in Singapore, Addo AI serves clients globally to build data platforms and automate processes. We help our clients tackle their biggest challenges and build solutions that power their competitive edge in global markets.

Your organization already has a ton of great data that often isn’t processed and leveraged to your complete advantage. That’s fair – since combining different data sources, and deriving meaningful insights from them can be a difficult and daunting task. That’s where partnering with a specialist AI and Data consulting firm like Addo AI can help.

1000 PB+

Data Migrated/Processed

1 K+

Use Cases Implemented

1 M

Features Incorpoated in AI/ML Models

50 K+

Data Interfaces Created


A Culture of Innovation

Our core values are an active part of everything we do. That’s what makes our global team of experts deliver exceptional business outcomes — empowering you to use data and AI responsibly.

Ethical We recognize that with great power comes great responsibility. With proper data and AI governance, we preserve data dignity and believe in ethical AI systems.
Empathetic We stand in the shoes of our customers. This means we understand their challenge and goals, and our intentions are aligned with their intentions to succeed. At Addo AI, we are 100% customer-centric.
Value-driven We create business value for our customers by providing them data-driven business strategy and platforms. To do this, we need both bold-thinking, clear communication, and operational excellence.


2017 Asia's leading AI Companies Forbes Magazine
2018 Innovation in Data Science Award World Bank

Harnessing the power of expansive inclusion and diversity

We celebrate the visible and invisible elements of our identities, personal experiences and belief systems. The ones that comprise us as unique individuals and shape who we are. Collectively, these elements foster collaboration, drive innovation and lead to greater client impact.