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Digital Futures and KTH – First International Consortium Member of C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute

Tom Siebel, C3 AI Founder and CEO

Tom Siebel, C3 AI Founder and CEO

The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (DTI) today announced that KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden has become the eighth university member and first international member ­of the academic and industry consortium. Karl H. Johansson, Director at Digital Futures and Professor at the KTH School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has joined the C3.ai DTI Executive Committee as campus lead.

“Digital Futures has a long-term strategic outlook and a high-risk, high-gain research agenda that aligns particularly well with the ambitious aims of the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute,” says Johansson. “KTH is eager to contribute to and expand DTI’s reach as the first international member of the consortium. We are confident that this will be a very productive partnership.”

“The upcoming digital transformation revolution will be a worldwide phenomenon,” says C3 AI Founder and CEO Tom Siebel. “It is critical to engage with international partners and welcoming the distinguished KTH Royal Institute of Technology to the consortium is a great place to start.”

Established in March 2020 by C3 AI, Microsoft, and leading universities, the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute is a research consortium dedicated to accelerating the benefits of artificial intelligence for business, government, and society. The Institute engages the world’s leading scientists to conduct research and train practitioners in the new Science of Digital Transformation, which operates at the intersection of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, the internet of things, big data analytics, organizational behavior, public policy, and ethics.

The ten C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute consortium member universities and laboratories now include: University of California, Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie Mellon University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, Stanford University, and University of Chicago.

Want to know more? Go to KTH article on KTH and the Digital Futures venture have joined the C3.ai DTI consortium.

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