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James Moore is the Managing Editor of IFSEC Insider, the leading online publication for security and fire news in the industry.James writes, commissions, edits and produces content for IFSEC Insider, including articles, breaking news stories and exclusive industry reports. He liaises and speaks with leading industry figures, vendors and associations to ensure security and fire professionals remain abreast of all the latest developments in the sector.
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Podcast: Episode 14 – Eye on AI – Ethics, human intervention and its impact on security

Episode 14 of the Security in Focus podcast welcomes Rajat Kotra, Group Director for Analytics and AI at Informa, as we discuss all things Artificial Intelligence.

Beginning with an introduction to the definition and history of AI, Rajat explains how the technology has developed in the last 15 years and why its usage and applications have exploded in 2023.

The episode then moves on to discuss ethical AI, and the importance of human intervention in any decision making process. It’s a topic that the security sector is already grappling with, as professionals work out how best to use technology such as facial recognition and ANPR in a proportionate and trusted way.

So don’t delay, just click the ‘play’ button on the player below to listen to the episode!

About Rajat Kotra, Group Director for Analytics and AI, Informa

RajatBhakti-Informa-23Rajat Kotra is the Group Director, AI and Data Analytics at Informa, and is responsible for driving data, analytics and AI initiatives across the various business divisions at Informa.

Rajat is an experienced global senior executive with three decades of experience in driving diverse businesses leverage Data & Analytics, AI/Machine Learning, Automation & Digital approaches to deliver tangible value.

Prior to joining Informa, Rajat was a serial entrepreneur with two successful ventures in technology and energy. Prior to that he was a senior executive at IBM including Watson, GE, and Experian, and is also a global AI Advisor for Start-ups & Grown-ups.

Ethical AI is a subject very close to his heart after being involved in the strategy and execution of numerous AI business use cases throughout his career.

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