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Keith's Bio

Keith B. Carter teaches businesses and governments about how to leverage emerging technology to improve business results and enhance the lives of their citizens.

Keith is lead partner, technology strategy at KBC Global Partners. 

Founder, ELKS-AI,

IE University Fellow at Center for Governance of Change,

Advisor to Pi-Xcels, a FinTech

Singapore Institute of Directors, Member

Bretton Woods Committee, Member

Author of Amazon Bestseller "Actionable Intelligence: A guide to delivering Business Results with Big Data, Fast!" Wiley, New York 2014. Reached top 100 books in Amazon and Top 3 books for Competitive Intelligence by Cipher Systems.

Contributing author, "Leading with IT: Lessons from Singapore's First CIO" by Professor Alex Siow published by Wiley 2021.

He has taught at NUS’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy on AI, Privacy, Cybersecurity. He received the university award for teaching as Associate Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing and was Founding Director, NUS Ripple FinTech Lab and was Founding Co-Director, Crystal Centre a deep-tech research center. He created the NUS FinTech Society, NUS FinTech SG a recognized mid-career conversion program.

Prior to academia, he worked for 12 years at Estee Lauder where he led improvements in procurement, supply chain, competitive intelligence and delivered tangible performance improvements to COGS and ROIC. Prior to that he was at Accenture (Andersen Consulting) Financial Services Advanced Systems Group working with clients including Goldman Sachs, Solomon Brothers and NYS Government.

He has a bachelors in Electrical Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue and Masters from Cornell University.


He also is a private pilot and certified in counter terrorism. 

Results Delivered:

- Brought in Highest Corporate Donation to School of Computing 

- Turned Around NUS Exec Ed Advanced Computing for Executives from negative to $multi-million profit

- Enabled Data Driven Savings and Earnings worth $87million in less than one year at Estee Lauder

Selected Videos


Smart Nation Ambassadors

Culture Change Approach

Selected Courses

Nele Cornelis
Executive Director,
On behalf of EuroCham, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your invaluable support and participation in the webinar on 'The Ethics of AI' on 28th of October 2021 and 'Digitalization Post-COVID' 2022.

Your talented skills as a moderator in combination with your expertise on the topic helped us to make this event an overwhelming success. The participants benefited greatly from the whole session, including the insightful sharing by our prominent speakers and panelists during the panel discussion.

It was a pleasure to have you on board and to discover more about trends and practices in the area of AI. 
Once more, thank you for supporting this and for your collaboration.
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