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MESA Middle East Technical Exchange Meeting - August 25th, 2020

MESA Middle East Technical Exchange Meeting held their 95th meeting on August 25th, 2020. The meeting was held virtually. 

Deploying Enterprise-Scale AI to Drive Operational Efficiencies

The power of artificial intelligence (AI) offers the biggest potential for true business transformation. AI can impact all aspects of operational efficiencies but also extends beyond that to help organizations re-imagine and redefine their businesses. delivers the industry-leading BHC3 AI Suite, a platform to build enterprise scale AI applications 40x to 100x faster than alternative approaches. The core of the offering is a revolutionary, model-driven AI architecture that dramatically enhances data science and application development. The BHC3 AI Suite also delivers pre-built, configurable, high-value AI applications including BHC3 Reliability that offers the ability to identify process anomalies and predict equipment breakdowns. Join us in this session to learn about enterprise-scale AI deployments to enable digital transformation, and gain insight on the Reliability application with its impact on operational efficiencies.

Name: Raif Aseeri
Title: Digital Transformation Director & KSA Country Leader
Raif Aseeri is the Digital Transformation Director and Country Leader at in Saudi Arabia. Raif partners with clients to strategize for their digital transformation roadmaps and deploy artificial intelligence solutions, addressing critical business use cases and generating tangible reoccurring economic value.
Prior to this role, Raif served as the Local Content Director at Baker Hughes. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, Raif was part of General Electric’s leadership acceleration program in Digital Technology. Before this, Raif had worked in strategy & innovation consulting at The Futures Company in New York, NY.
Raif holds a bachelor’s in Electronic & Electrical Engineering with a thesis on Nanotechnology from University College London and a master’s in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.

Name: Jeremy Riou
Title: Middle East Solution Architecture Leader
Jeremy Riou a solution architect with He is responsible for the high-level design of AI solutions.
Jeremy is a reservoir engineer by training. He started his career as a petroleum engineer in Saudi Arabia before moving to Baker Hughes in 2014 as part of the reservoir studies team in Abu Dhabi.
Before joining the BHC3 team last year, he was a Technical Sales Engineer with the Baker Hughes Reservoir Software team where he focused on the development of the JewelSuite software solution.
Jeremy holds an MS in Petroleum Engineering from the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine and an MS in Geological & Earth Sciences from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie. He is currently based in Dubai, UAE.