Working with AI in HR: The future of AI in HR

October 2022

Kingsley Gate Partners presents the second in a series of conversations focusing on Reinventing HR. This four-part discussion highlights the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Human Resources function.

We have with us Jason Tamara Widjaja, Director of Artificial Intelligence at MSD—a premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company delivering innovative health solutions that advance the prevention and treatment of diseases in people and animals.

The last segment opens the doors to the possibilities attached to the future of AI in HR. Jason gives us a sneak peek into what an AI-enabled HR function could look and feel like for organizations.

About Jason Tamara Widjaja

Jason is Director, Artificial Intelligence and Responsible AI Lead for Singapore IT Hub, MSD. He believes in working towards a better world through data and AI. A multidisciplinary technology leader, Jason has the dual responsibilities of leading a large and diverse data science team in MSD’s technology hub in Singapore and driving business outcomes through AI globally. His AI responsibilities include developing computer vision capabilities, embedding responsible AI into the enterprise and nurturing partnerships with the global data science community.

A recognized thought leader, Jason has spoken in major international conferences and has been featured in the Business Times, TODAY and the Sydney Morning Herald. He actively contributes to multiple national initiatives including Singapore’s skills framework for data and AI careers, Singapore’s AI Governance Framework, and is an author of Singapore’s AI Ethics Body of Knowledge.

Jason spent half his career in Australia before relocating back to Singapore in 2016. Since then, he has been active in the local start-up ecosystem, as a co-founder of with his brother Galvin, and a mentor to AI startups in partnership with local venture capital firms in Singapore.

Jason was on the Melbourne Business School Dean’s List for his MBA in 2010 and graduated from the same university with a second master’s in Business Analytics in 2015. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Computing from the National University of Singapore and a first-class honours’ in Business Information Systems and Human Resources Management from Middlesex University.

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