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  • Mr Ajit Jaokar
    Visiting Fellow for Artificial Intelligence, University of Oxford


Based in London, Ajit's work spans research, entrepreneurship and academia relating to artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT). He is visiting fellow for Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Engineering Sciences at the University of Oxford and Course Director, Artificial Intelligence: Cloud and Edge Implementations.

He also works as a Data Scientist through his company feynlabs - focusing on building innovative early stage AI prototypes for domains such as cybersecurity, robotics and healthcare.

Besides the University of Oxford, Ajit has also conducted AI courses in the London School of Economics (LSE), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and as part of the The Future Society at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Ajit was listed in the top 30 influencers for IoT for 2017 along with Amazon, Bosch, Cisco, Forrester and Gartner by the German insurance company Munich Re. He was recently included in top 16 influencers (Data Science Central), Top 100 blogs (KDnuggets), Top 50 (IoT central), and 19th among the top 50 twitter IoT influencers (IoT Institute).

He is advisor to the European Internet Forum (EIF) since 2008 and contributed to the EIF reports ‘The Digital World in 2025: Indicators for European Action‘ (2009) and ‘The Digital World in 2030: What Place for Europe?’ (2014).