Saif Malhem

Region: Northern Africa and Western Asia
Amman, Jordan
Youth leadership | intergenerational collaboration | artificial intelligence | borderless collaboration | indigenous reconciliation | gender equality | digital transformation in health |
Saif Malhem is the founding co-chair of the AI Future Lab: a community of next-gen leaders pushing the frontiers for responsible AI globally, incubated by members of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Coming from all continents, the lab consists of six working groups including health and operated with the mission of empowering the global youth to develop responsible artificial intelligence, democratizing access to shaping its trajectory, and ensuring inclusion of global communities. Saif is an engineering professional and worked as the AI lead for both Fortune 500 companies and young start-ups, managing AI transformations and producing technology roadmaps. He’s currently a researcher at the Center for AI and Digital Policy. With his background in clean technology, he was named one of Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 in sustainability by Corporate Knights in 2020. Having previously worked at the Clinton Foundation, Saif graduated from McGill University with a degree in honours electrical engineering and technological entrepreneurship. Saif is online at