THE HEART & SOUL BEHIND THE WORLD-LEADING AI NETWORK
Global AI Thought-Leader & Influencer
Dalith Steiger is a serial entrepreneur and a global AI Strategist and Thought-Leader. She belongs to the top pioneering women in cognitive technologies and one of the top digital shapers and leading voices in the global AI ecosystem. Dalith was featured in Onalytica’s Who’s Who in AI report as a global key opinion leader. She was born in Israel, grew up in Switzerland, and studied mathematics and business informatics at the University of Zurich. With Andy Fitze she co-founded the award-winning AI start-up SwissCognitive, and the CognitiveValley Foundation. Dalith is a global AI-strategy advisor and speaker, sharing her extensive knowledge and experience in the field of AI around the world. She sits in several boards and juries, is leading the Swiss IT Leadership Forum, advises various companies in their AI journey, mentors young women and girls in tech, and teaches AI & Machine Learning in a CAS module at the Applied University of Luzern. Besides her drive for cognitive technologies, she is also a loving mother of two young women, a passionate mountain biker and a big fan of high-heel shoes.
Global AI and Digital Transformation Strategist
Andy Fitze, is a serial entrepreneur, digital cognitive strategist, AI influencer, and top global AI and digital transformation advisor for start-ups and enterprise boards. Andy was featured in Onalytica’s Who’s Who in AI report October 2021 and is one of the top digital shapers. With Dalith Steiger he co-founded the award-winning start-up SwissCognitive, and the CognitiveValley Foundation. He is president of the Swiss IT Leadership Forum, member of the Board of Directors of SwissICT. Andy sits in several Boards of Directors of various companies. Andy is a lecturer and Member of the Strategic Advisory Board at Bern University of Applied Sciences and is a lecturer at the ETH for CAS Architecture Digitization. Previously Andy worked as Group CIO of RUAG, and at PostFinance he was responsible for IT governance. He holds a degree in electrical engineering (HTL), an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen, and received the Swiss CIO Award for Best IT Manager in Switzerland in 2015. To share his 30 years of extensive knowledge and experience, Andy is often seen on global stages. He is also a passionate skipper on the oceans – providing him with a great balance for head and soul.