“Empowering the future through AI governance.”
Dr. Jodie Lobana is a distinguished Board Member, Educator, Author, and award-winning Management Consultant. Her integrated expertise spans Governance of Artificial Intelligence and other emerging technologies, AI Risk Management, Ethics of AI, and its impact on human resources, and society.
Dr. Lobana’s forthcoming book, “Holistic Governance of Artificial Intelligence,” reflects her groundbreaking Ph.D. thesis research. Her consulting firm delivers cutting-edge training and consulting services in AI governance and risk management to large corporations and national governments.
A dedicated educator, Dr. Lobana imparts her knowledge as an instructor at York University, Canada, teaching Governance of Information Technology. At McMaster University, she instructs MBA students on “Customer Value Generation” with a focus on digital technologies and AI. Previously, she has taught at the University of Waterloo and the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology. Dr. Lobana holds a doctoral degree in business administration, with a thesis focus on AI governance, and possesses several additional designations, including CPA, CA, CIA, and CISA.
Passionate about shaping the future, Dr. Lobana serves as a Board Member of the International Internal Audit Standards Board and Chair of the Advisory Board of McMaster Artificial Intelligence Society. She has held positions as the past Chair of the Technology Steering Committee of OECM and served on boards including the University of Waterloo’s UWCISA Institute, IIA Canada, and CPA Canada’s technology advisory committee. Dr. Lobana was instrumental in initiating a memorandum of understanding between CPA Canada and IIA Canada, fostering collaboration and strengthening the industry for the betterment of society.
With a wealth of experience, Dr. Lobana has provided services to over 50 national and multinational organizations across various industries, travelling to more than 40 countries and working in 7. Her remarkable accomplishments include the prestigious “2013 Award of Distinction” from CPA Ontario, the “2019 Mary Keyes Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service to McMaster,” and the “McMaster Women in Tech Aug 2020 Changemaker”.
“Uplifting the world by promoting ethical AI and a steadfast commitment to collective prosperity.”