Paula Garcia Kennedy

CX thought leader, innovator and foresight strategist, Paula Kennedy Garcia has been at the forefront of conversations that shapes the intersection of global brands and technology in the age of automation and AI.

Renown for her visionary thinking, Paula has earned multiple awards for her innovation and futurist leadership, fueling growth and advancing customer and user experiences with the use of emerging technologies like AI, neuroscience, machine learning and language translation, and creating pioneering solutions for digital health and well-being, global online safety and the gig-economy, to name a few.

Paula has long been an advocate for women in business in leadership and is a founding member of Chief in UK, as well as a former enterprise chapter leader for A recent graduate to the TedX speaker alumni, she continues her thought leadership as a prolific Forbes Technology Council contributor, and champions the importance of human-centered design at the core of AI and machine- driven transformative change.

Paula’s significant contributions to the field have earned accolades such as Titan Innovator of the year 2023, Globee Golden Bridge Innovator of the Year 2022 and Stevie Innovative Woman of the Year for Industry 2022. Her industry leadership includes key roles at IntouchCX, Concentrix, Sitel Group, TeleTech, and HCL BPO. She is a Blockchain Council Certified Metaverse Expert and Certified NFT Expert, and holds a Cryptocurrency Certification from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Possible Talks:

  • Preparing the future workforce
  • AI, automatic, machine learning and what it means for your brand
  • How empathy-driven technology will fuel the next era of retail