BCS Surrey is hosting another conversational session that will focus on the successful integration of AI technologies within businesses.


Matt Mehrjardi, CTO Geeks


6:30pm - Introduction and welcome
6:35pm - Human-Centric AI Adoption by Matt Mehrjardi with audience participation
7:30pm - Reception and networking
8:00pm - Event close


Matt will share real-world examples from his extensive experience, discussing both successful and challenging attempts at AI adoption. He will highlight the essential factors that influenced these outcomes and explain how a focus on human aspects can lead to more effective AI integration.

The talk will emphasise aligning AI strategies with human values to create a supportive and adaptive workplace.

Key Takeaways:

  • Case studies on AI adoption, offering insights into the best practices and common pitfalls.
  • Discussion on the importance of cultivating a culture that views AI as an enhancement to human capabilities, not a replacement.
  • Strategies for implementing AI within business processes to ensure it supports and is supported by the human components of the organisation.

Who should attend: This event is essential for public and private business leaders, educators, technology professionals, and specifically anyone interested in the role of AI in business. Participants can expect to leave with a deeper understanding of how to approach AI adoption in a responsible and effective manner, ensuring that AI initiatives align with core values and enhance organisational culture.

This forward-looking event will provide attendees with practical strategies for navigating the complexities of AI implementation in a human-centric way.

Join us to be at the forefront of shaping a future where technology drives not only business success but also a better society for all. Register now to be part of this transformative event!

About the speaker

Matt is an Executive Director and a forward-thinking Chief Technology Officer at Geeks, with a deep engagement in AI, data science, and cloud computing. He excels in driving innovative strategies that align technological advances with business goals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

A passionate advocate for transformative change, Matt helps businesses integrate AI to break through technological barriers. Additionally, Matt contributes his expertise as an advisor to the London School of Innovation, guiding the future of Education with tech and innovation. With a strong commitment to team development, Matt nurtures the talents within his teams, empowering them to reach their full potential. He creates environments where creativity and skills flourish, ensuring that his leadership not only advances the company but also positively impacts the personal and professional growth of his teams.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

BCS is a membership organisation. If you enjoy this event, please consider joining BCS. You’ll be very welcome. You’ll receive access to many exclusive career development tools, an introduction to a thriving professional community and also help us Make IT Good For Society. Join BCS today

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event, please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.


BCS is following government guidelines, and we would ask attendees to continue to follow these guidelines:

England: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Scotland: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/
Wales: https://www.gov.wales/coronavirus
Northern Ireland: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ireland

This event is brought to you by: BCS Surrey branch

Human-Centric AI Adoption
Date and time
Tuesday 14 May, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Geeks Ltd
6 Sutton Park Road