Abhishek awarded with Data + AI Executive Award

In the recent Data + AI World Tour in Hong Kong, Abhishek Sharma, Big Data Transformation Lead of AIA Group, was awarded the prestigious Data + AI Executive Award for his contributions to data science and artificial intelligence. The award recognises Abhishek’s leadership as a data and AI executive who embodies innovation and impact — producing outstanding results within their organisation and inspiring the global data and AI community.

Abhishek has been instrumental in driving AIA’s Data Transformation Journey, which has helped the company to become pioneers in adopting Analytics and AI solutions to serve customers better & faster across 18 markets in the Asia-Pacific region. His vision and leadership have enabled AIA to leverage data and AI to make better decisions, improve customer experiences, and drive business growth.

Under Abhishek’s leadership, AIA has made significant investments in it’s data and analytics capabilities. The company has built a modern data estate that is powered by advanced analytics, machine learning, and AI. This has enabled AIA to derive insights from its data, automate numerous processes, and develop new products and services.

Outside of his role at AIA, Abhishek has taken leadership on topics like data privacy & security, and is one of the most heard voices in the Asia Pacific data community. He has led the development of robust data governance policies and practices that ensure that data is protected and used ethically.

Commenting on the award, Abhishek said, “I am honoured to receive this award, which is a testament to the hard work of my teams at AIA. We have made significant progress in transforming our data estate, and I am proud of what we have achieved. There is still much more to do, and we will continue to push the boundaries of what is possible with data and AI.”

The Data + AI Executive Award is presented to leaders who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in using data and AI to drive business success. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the data and AI industry.

About Data + AI World Tour:

The Data + AI World Tour is a leading event for data and AI professionals. It brings together experts from around the world to share insights, best practices, and case studies on how to use data and AI to drive business success.

About AIA Group:

AIA Group Limited is a leading life insurance company in Asia-Pacific. It is headquartered in Hong Kong and operates in 18 markets across the region. AIA offers a range of insurance and investment products and services to individuals, families, and businesses.