Alexandros Papaspyridis is Industry Director for the Asia Pacific Japan timezone in Microsoft, which spans Asia Pacific, Australia, Greater China Region, India and Japan. Prior to Microsoft he has worked in Information Technology and telecom companies and has founded two startups. He is a member of the Advisory Boards at EcoCommons Australia; at the Centre on AI Technology for Humankind at the National University of Singapore Business School; and at the Depths of Computing and Electrical Engineering Imperial College. He holds a PhD in Electronics Engineering, a Master’s in Management and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College, London. He also holds the Microsoft Professional Program certificate in Artificial Intelligence.