McKinsey & Company called on CEO Thomas M. Siebel to deliver the keynote address at its 2017 McKinsey University‚ an event for the firm’s partners to learn from and engage with the foremost leaders in digital and disruptive technologies.

Siebel discussed the opportunities and challenges for industrial and commercial companies — including Discrete Manufacturing‚ Healthcare‚ Financial Services‚ Aerospace‚ and Oil & Gas — in adopting digital technology for productivity improvements and new business creation. Siebel illuminated on today’s rise of “AI at Enterprise Scale” and the real-world outcomes industry leaders are achieving due to a growing demand from CEOs for digital transformation initiatives that exploit big data‚ predictive analytics‚ AI/machine learning‚ and IoT.

Held today on the University of Pennsylvania campus‚ McKinsey University is designed to equip the firm’s partners with the business and technical acumen needed for fast-emerging digital strategies and solutions in the new era of smart connected products and business processes.