Let’s Talk AI – EY Africa’s Kavi Pather unpacks the challenges businesses face when using AI

 ·7 Nov 2023

In this Let’s Talk AI interview with Michael Avery, Kavi Pather – EY Africa Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Leader – discusses the challenges of unlocking the potential of AI.

Pather holds an Honours degree in Actuarial Science from Wits University and a Masters in Integrated Innovation in Products and Services from Carnegie Mellon University.

He has also served an Associate Lecturer at Wits University and is now a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries in the UK.

Pather joined EY Africa as an Actuarial, Quants, and Data Science Leader in 2016, before assuming his current role in 2021.

In 2023, Pather took up a second position as EY Africa’s Global Insurance Generative AI Coordinator.

Let’s Talk AI interview

In this interview, Pather unpacks the key challenges businesses face when trying to unlock the potential of AI.

He talks about the risks associated with using AI, particularly when employees are uneducated about the technology.

Pather also discusses the ethical use of AI and the importance of AI regulations before suggesting what the future could hold for AI in business.

Watch the full interview with Kavi Pather below.

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