Erica Simmons

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Mrs. Erica Simmons is a sought-after public speaker on innovation, digital transformation, artificial intelligence, STEM technology and the Future of Work. She gained much of her experience during a successful 25 year professional career in the enterprise software technology industry. She is considered an expert on the challenges of integrating Artificial Intelligence in the Caribbean region including understanding infrastructure, cultural, governmental and commercial challenges to integrating transformational technologies of the 4th and 5th industrial revolution.

Mrs. Simmons participates in several global technology initiatives including being a member of the Expert Group – Implementation of UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, a member of UNESCO’s AI Ethics Experts Without Borders, a member of the UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) working group on Information Accessibility, a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Planet Positive 2030 Campaign and past Chairwoman of IEEE, Jamaica.