Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Kevin Shepherdson

Straits Interactive



Kevin is the founder and CEO of Straits Interactive, which operates the ASEAN region's largest network of privacy professionals: the Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Network. Recognised as an expert in data privacy and governance, Kevin authored the book "99 Privacy Breaches to Beware Of" and is also the official APAC trainer for both IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) and the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG). With several years of experience in management roles at Creative Technology, Sun, and Oracle, Kevin brings his vast knowledge and experience to the fields of Digital Transformation and Generative AI. He has played a pivotal role in the development of the company's major AI initiatives, including the region's first AI DPO Assistant, as well as in the areas of AI governance, Generative AI design, and prompt engineering. Kevin utilises his degree in arts and social science, with a major in English language, as well as a master's in information science. He combines his expertise as a music composer and multimedia producer to contribute to the company's innovative efforts in the area of data privacy and AI

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Jun 20, 2024
6:05 PM6:45 PM

Understanding and overcoming bias in AI

Sam LiewNCS Pte LtdChief Executive, Gov+Kisson Linmindverse.aiCo-Founder & COOJacqui MirandaMicrosoft AsiaHead of Asia Corporate Segment at MicrosoftKevin ShepherdsonStraits InteractiveCEOSharon TohDassault Systèmes SingaporeVice President
Bias in artificial intelligence systems poses a significant challenge as it can perpetuate and even exacerbate existing social inequalities. In this session, we will explore the complex nature of bias in AI, its underlying causes, and strategies for identifying and mitigating bias to build more equitable and inclusive AI technologies.