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Interview With AJ Hashim, Head of Innovation & Emerging Tech, Barclays

AJ Hashim has lead the Innovation and Emerging Technology team for the past 2 years, developing future technology strategies and executing through proof of concepts in the Corporate Bank. He has delivered a number of high profile initiatives for the bank, pioneering the use of AI and Blockchain across the technology estate.

Questions:
• Tell us a bit more about your work at Barclays
• How did you begin your work in AI, and more specifically FinTech?
• What inspired you to start your work in Finance, and then to move into AI and innovation?
• What challenges are you currently facing in your work, and how is deep learning helping you solve them?
• Ethics is currently a hot topic in AI, and in finance, there's a huge amount of sensitive data. What are your thoughts on the best practices around this?
• The growth of AI is exponential, and countless industries are applying new models to their business to optimise efficiency and productivity as well as to solve real-world problems. What do you think the key skills are for a career in AI/DL?
•Which other industries are you most excited so see implementing AI for a positive impact in the next 5 years?

AJ Hashim, Head of Innovation & Emerging Tech at Barclays

AJ Hashim has lead the Innovation and Emerging Technology team for the past 2 years, developing future technology strategies and executing through proof of concepts in the Corporate Bank. He has delivered a number of high profile initiatives for the bank, pioneering the use of AI and Blockchain across the technology estate. He previously did his Masters research into the optimization of making financial decisions using artificial neural networks, and has a passion for the commercial applications of new technologies.

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