Why the future is bright for drone technology
Regulators across the globe are now looking at ways to support the expansion of drone technology, exploring carrying heavier loads and transporting people.
Mansour Alsaleh is currently the Program Director of the Technical Leaders Program (TLP), the Managing Director of the Joint Centers of Excellence Program (JCEP) at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), and an Associate Professor at KACST. He received Masters and PhD degrees in Computer Science in addition to an executive MBA from Harvard Business School. Mansour has 20 years of professional IT work experience in (1) Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Data Mining and Machine Learning; and (2) Internet, Network, and Data Security and Assurance. Throughout these years, he developed management experience in technology and business innovation, participated in writing science and technology strategies and policies on the country level, and led the development of several technologies and techniques, some of which are currently used by big organizations in both government and private sectors including MoD and Saudi Electricity Company. Mansour is currently actively engaged in managing big-data analytics and cyber-security projects and serves as an expert for the Digital Economy Task Force of the G20 for the Trustworthy AI track and also participates in the Science 20 Engagement Group (S20). Mansour Alsaleh is currently the director deputy of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Saudi Arabia (C4IR) and also leading the Blockchain Platform at the center.