Topic: Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Manufacturing:AI's impact on industry

Portrait Patrick 2018

Patrick Etokudo

Director, SCM Trans.

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Barry Sanders

U of Calgary

Cameron Schuler 5x6

Cameron Schuler

Executive Director

Hooman 5x6

Hooman H

VP, BD  

Session Description TBD

About Patrick

About Barry

Barry Sanders is Professor and Director of the Institute for Quantum Science and Technology at the University of Calgary and spearheads the Quantum Alberta initiative, which brings together Alberta’s formidable academic talent and industrial prowess under one umbrella.  Sanders is a global leader in quantum information, including quantum computing and quantum-secure communication, and he is a 1000-Talents Chair Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China and a JAVRA Chair Professor at the Raman Research Institute in India.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Editor-in-Chief of the gold-open-access German-British New Journal of Physics.

About Cameron

As Executive Director of the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), Cameron’s primary interest is in developing a thriving machine intelligence ecosystem in Alberta. Through his experience as an entrepreneur and senior leader, Cameron aspires to guide CEOs in understanding the potential that Machine Intelligence can have on their business and their industry.

Alongside his work at Amii, he is also the co-founder and CEO of VibeDx Diagnostic Corp. ( and a member of the A100. His previous experience has allowed him to focus on product development, finance, growth, and general business management across a diversity of industries.

About Hooman

Hooman Hosseinkhannazer (PMP, PEng) is a business executive with experience in advanced technology, oil and gas and the not-for- profit sectors. As the Vice President Business Development at Norcada Inc in Edmonton, he oversees a broad portfolio of high-tech product solutions.  Hooman has dedicated the last few years of his career to the development and commercialization of a number of nanotechnology and MEMS product lines for industrial and research applications, with products sold in over 40 countries. Building on his experience in various industries, Hooman enthusiastically works to promote collaborative product, supply chain and knowledge development frameworks across a wide range of sectors. Hooman is also highly engaged with the humanitarian and community projects. He is actively involved with major disaster relief efforts at the Canadian and International Red Cross efforts, and supports poverty elimination initiatives as a board member at Bissell Centre in Edmonton Canada.