Matthew Blakemore, a prominent thought leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), has made significant contributions to the field, demonstrating his expertise through projects such as the ISO/IEC 8183 co-authorship and inventing a patented generative AI solution for multi-territory video classification. With a career spanning multiple sectors including music, retail, media and entertainment, and transport, he has become an established speaker on driving technological transformation. His work has led to a prestigious appointment on the Innovate UK Bridge AI Programme Advisory Group. Matthew’s insights into the AI landscape, emphasise the importance of mitigating risks, harnessing AI potential, and aligning initiatives with ethical business goals. Beyond tech, he holds prestigious roles within international business networks such as the Swedish and Norwegian-British Chambers of Commerce.