Florin Rotar is the pioneering Chief AI Officer known for leading Avanade's AI strategy. Avanade is a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft with 50,000 employees worldwide, established in 2000 to drive innovation on the Microsoft platform. 

Previously serving as Avanade's CTO, Florin has played a pivotal role in shaping the organization's AI vision and strategy since his early days as a consultant. A seasoned speaker and thought leader in AI, he passionately advocates for AI's potential to empower humanity. 

Florin's global outlook stems from his experience living in 10 countries across three continents. He frequently shares his insights on AI through blogging, offering a valuable resource on AI-related topics. His commitment to leveraging AI for positive impact is evident, as echoed by my own encounter with him during a panel discussion last year.

In this episode, we discuss

  • How Florin became Chief AI Officer and why it’s an important role
  • How to deploy more responsible AI practices
  • The role importance of accountability in tech and how to ensure it’s baked into the creation of new products 
  • 2025 predictions about the evolution of AI 
  • What it will take for people to start trusting and collaborating with AI rather than seeing it as competition 
  • Much more


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