Manoj ChibaSenior Principal Consultant & Data Scientist at AI Business Academy
Dr Manoj Dayal Chiba is a management professional & has held senior positions in different sectors, with a deep technical expertise in data and technology, with over 12 years of experience. This experience has allowed him to draw on the relevant understanding to exploit opportunities & align strategies. His training, qualifications & passion for data & the intersection with technology drive his underlying philosophy for evidence based decision-making, the impact on the future of business and society.
Some of his work includes: Data Science, serving as a data scientist; building data science capabilities and operationalising this capability sustainably within organisations of different sizes; artificial intelligence deployment and change management – having built his first image recognition algorithm and chat capability in 1998; strategy and structure consulting work; price-setting strategies for organisations; market share analysis; subject matter expert for legal cases and innovation consulting. He is further the founding director for an AI think-tank. He has consulted to over 60 companies locally and globally, with hands-on experience in over 10 African countries and serves as a non-executive director for two organisations. He also has a deep passion and spends a considerable time working with youth, education, and developing the youth in South Africa.
At GIBS Manoj is a Senior Lecturer and Faculty member, lecturing research, statistics, predictive analytics, digitisation, intersection of business, society and technology, artificial intelligence and lead faculty for innovation and design. He also supervises MBA and PhD theses in the fields of: International business strategy and structure; Data and strategy; Digital Business models; and innovation. “