Samantha Kappagoda was a Speaker on AI and Data Governance at the 3rd Annual WGOB Summit Toronto

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Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist of Risk Economics, Inc. and Independent Director / Trustee of Credit Suisse Mutual Funds, was invited to speak at the 3rd Annual Women Get On Board Summit in Toronto on May 15, 2024. Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB) was founded in 2015 with a mission to elevate the next generation of women corporate directors.

Samantha’s panel, Data and AI Governance, addressed how board members can consider incorporating AI into corporate strategy, and what risks and challenges might be faced in doing so. Samantha’s fellow panelists were Sam Ip,  Partner in the Technology practice at Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, and Della Shea.

Samantha Kappagoda was a speaker on AI & Data Governance at the WGOB Summit

Samantha Kappagoda currently serves as an Independent Director / Trustee, Nominating Committee Chair, and Audit Committee Member of Credit Suisse Mutual Funds, which are comprised of two closed-end funds (NYSE: DHY and CIK) and six open-end funds investing in commodity, quantitative and high yield and credit strategies. She is also Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics® and Visiting Scholar at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences NYU, advising research activities at RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute.

About Risk Economics, Inc.
Risk Economics® specializes in economic analysis of risk and liability. It provides advisory services at the intersection of commercial business-process engineering and risk engineering with a particular focus on coupling commercial reinsurance and financial technology, through the rigorous application of agent-based, demographic, and statistical methodologies to microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis. The RiskEcon® client roster is diverse and includes governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, global insurance and reinsurance firms, leading law firms, technology firms, global banking institutions, asset management firms, multinational corporations with interests in natural resources, commodities, and energy, as well as government agencies and regulators. For additional information, please visit