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Wessel Oosthuizen
Artificial Intelligence Leader: Risk Advisory at Deloitte


Wessel is the Artificial Intelligence Leader at Deloitte with more than 8 years’ experience in data and analytics. He is part of Deloitte Analytics,  a cross-functional team with a focus on embedding data and analytics across the firm. He runs the Analytical Insight competency area with a focus on predictive and advanced analytics including Credit Analytics, Machine Learning, Segmentation, Forecasting, Cognitive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Rapid Prototyping and Visualisation.

He is innovative, results orientated and thrives on solving complex problems.  He has great leadership skills, cares deeply about the people that works with him and has a desire to pass on knowledge enabling his team members  to grow professionally. Wessel values relationships and believes that any company is only as good as the employees and culture within the company.  In his free time Wessel enjoys sports, spending time with family and running marathons.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: How is Artificial Intelligence transforming African business and how can it be used to elevate African economies?