Carmelo Iantosca

Head of Digital Products

Ethics and Building Trust Panelist

How can we ensure that AI development and deployment is transparent and accountable? What are the key ethical considerations that need to be taken into account? 

Led by our esteemed moderator, Carmelo Iantosca, our panelists will cover these topics, sharing their expertise and shedding light on the ethical landscape of AI development.

Join the discussion to dive into key topics such as the risks of AI, the role of regulations, building trust, and the new kid on the block—generative AI. 

About the Moderator: Carmelo Iantosca

Carmelo Iantosca is Head of Digital Products at AXA Switzerland and lectures at various universities in Switzerland. He has been working in the Data Science and Software field for over 18 years, leading consulting positions at Bertelsmann, SAS Institute, and gateB, where he built solutions for large companies in various industries. Carmelo studied Data Analytics and Process Design at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, specializing in data science, big data, and software development. He also has an Executive MBA in General Management from the University of St. Gallen.

About the Panelists:

Diana Hauser

Diana Hauser heads Lean Innovation at NTT DATA in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Starting out as a software developer, Diana led the development of the first generation of browser-based car configurations for premium automotive brands. Today she is co-founder and manager of NTT’s first innovation and co-creation space in Europe. In 2018, Diana was honoured as ‘IT Woman of the Year’ for Business Innovation.

Alexander Rudolf Diehl

Alex is a German entrepreneur, angel investor and advisor for start-up and growth stage companies. In 2006 he founded digital design agency KKLD* in Berlin, which he sold to WPP plc in 2012. He also co-founded Architizer Inc. in New York City, which was acquired by MaterialBank in 2022. In 2011 Alexander initiated BMW iVentures, which he managed as managing director until 2015.

Alexander is a shareholder at Joschka Fischer & Company, Senior Advisor at Cyber ​​Valley and an active angel investor in European technology companies such as Wandelbots, Decentriq, Meshcapade, Reasonal and Trafi.

Alexander studied classical music at the Royal Academy of Music and King’s College in London and at the Royal Norther College in Manchester, UK.

Rens Dimmendaal

As a  at Xebia Data, Rens Dimmendaal leads teams of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers, focusing on delivering value through AI-powered products and MLOps best practices. Rens shares his knowledge and experience at meetups and conferences, such as PyData, MLOps.Community, and NeurIPS.
Rens is passionate about responsible AI and contributes artwork to the Better Images of AI project, an initiative that aims to enhance communication about AI through meaningful visuals.

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to cloud transformation

Who is deciding on the topics?

The program is selected by an independent board of customer representatives and delivered by cloud practitioners and experts. Content is selected to provide maximum benefit to participants through relevant topics, innovative insights, and clear, actionable takeaways. 

When will the 2024 program be released?

Our board members are currently reviewing speaker submissions to decide which talks to bring to the Cloud Leadership Day stage.

The first round of speakers will be announced at the end of February, so stay tuned!

When and where does Cloud Leadership Day take place?

Cloud Leadership Day will be on June 19, 2024, from 7am to 5.30pm CEST, followed by informal drinks and networking.  

This in-person conference will be held at: 

Arena Cinema Zurich 

Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

What type of tickets exist?
Early Bird tickets are available until December 31, 2023. Grab them before they fly away! 
Individual tickets, as well as discounted group tickets, will be available after Early Bird. For more info about pricing, head to our ticket shop or drop us an email.



What about the co-located Data & AI Leadership Day?

Data & AI are important topics in the cloud area too, which is why this conference will take place alongside Data & AI Leadership Day. Ticket holders will have access to both conferences.