Andrew Ayres is a distinguished figure in the realm of digital transformation and artificial intelligence. Serving as the Master Strategist for UK & Ireland at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Andrew brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. With a background in Biological Sciences from the University of London, an MBA from Manchester Business School, and ongoing pursuit of a PhD in AI & Machine Learning from Manchester Metropolitan University, Andrew possesses a unique blend of academic knowledge and practical insights.
Throughout his illustrious career, Andrew has held key positions in renowned organisations, including Senior Manager at Gartner and Head of Advisory & Professional Services at Micro Focus, which is now known as OpenText. His diverse experience spans industries such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing, where he has honed his skills in transformation, big data, and AI implementation. Leveraging this extensive background, Andrew offers invaluable advisory services to boards of various organisations, guiding them towards their path to success.
At Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Andrew serves as the Discussion Leader at the Customer Innovation Centre, where he fosters dialogue and innovation. Additionally, as a Member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, he actively promotes responsible AI research and usage. One of Andrew’s key focuses is to challenge the conventional notion of human-centricity within organisations, advocating for a more inclusive approach that recognises and embraces the integral role of machines.
Andrew Ayres is now available as a keynote speaker for technology, AI, and digital transformation events. With his profound understanding of AI and data transformation, coupled with his dynamic presentation style, Andrew delivers compelling insights that resonate with audiences. By hiring Andrew as a speaker, event organisers can expect to engage their attendees with thought-provoking discussions and practical strategies for navigating the evolving landscape of digital innovation.