Sheila Gemin

Global Head of Corperate Technology


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Speaker Bio

In a galaxy not so far away, on the vibrant streets of Amsterdam, you’ll find the tech-engineer and visionary Sheila Gemin.

Sheila’s journey through the stars begins with her deep passion for technology and an unwavering love for the Star Wars universe, where the fusion of technology, diversity, and boundless energy keeps the galaxy in perfect harmony. It’s a lesson she brings back to our world.

As an engineer, a seasoned technology executive, and a board leader with a dash of entrepreneurial spirit, Sheila is no stranger to navigating the complexities of the technology domain. Her mission is clear: to unite people, forge connections, and draw from her wealth of leadership and tech experience to build high-performing, inclusive teams that stand the test of time. Her commitment to discovering the full potential of AI for the advancement of humanity, creating equal opportunities, and preventing the point of technological singularity is a driving force behind her work.

Since 2021, Sheila has been steering the technological ship as the Global Head of Corporate Technology at ING, where she leads a team of 500 tech professionals across seven countries. They’re responsible for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that support the bank’s global functions while keeping security and sustainability at the forefront. Not to mention, her role in setting global technology standards and nurturing the next generation of tech leaders.

But there’s more to Sheila’s journey than meets the eye. The Force is strong with her commitment to discovering the full potential of AI for the advancement of humanity, creating equal opportunities, and preventing the point of technological singularity. She envisions a future where the power of AI is harnessed for.

Speaker Sessions


Embracing AI: A Pathway to Enhanced Human Capabilities

30 mins
  • Track - Keynote
  • AI
  • Keynote
  • Not to be Missed
  • Sheila Gemin

    Global Head of Corperate Technology


As AI continues to reshape various industries, including finance, it is essential to understand how to leverage its potential effectively. Join me on a journey that may redefine the way you think about AI. Discover the secrets to unlocking the potential of collaborative intelligence between humans and AI.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Becoming AI-Fluent: Wonder how AI can transform your organisation? Dive into the world of AI technology, from the basics to real-world applications. Learn how to spot opportunities, navigate ethical considerations, and make AI work for you.
  • Ensuring AI Safety: Explore how to safeguard your journey into AI. This involves developing effective governance frameworks, implementing robust security measures, and addressing data privacy and algorithmic bias issues.
  • Augmenting human potential: Discover how your unique strengths – empathy, creativity, and critical thinking – can ensure that the advancements in AI will serve as tools through which humanity and technology can come together.

By exploring these three components and sharing actionable insights from a major bank like ING, I aim to empower you and your company to unlock the full potential of collaborative intelligence and thrive in the AI era.

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