Wael Elrifai is an avid technologist and management strategist, bridging the divide between IT and business as Pentaho’s EMEA Director of Enterprise Solutions. He’s been working in high performance computing, machine learning, the broader artificial intelligence field and the “Big Data” ecosystem for the past decade. Wael has served corporate and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia across a number of industry verticals and has presented at conferences worldwide.
Previously Managing Director of Peak Consulting, a firm he founded in London in 2007, where he serves as an advisor to Fortune 500 and Government Senior Management in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Management Consulting.
With graduate degrees in both electrical engineering and economics, he’s a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Special Interest Group for Artificial Intelligence, the Royal Economic Society, and Chatham House.