TORTORA BRAYDA AND AI FOR GOOD GLOBAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE ADVANCED EXPERTISE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA, October 14, 2020Tortora Brayda Partnership Excellence, a nonprofit international organization for multi-stakeholder partnership development, today announced they enter a partnership with the AI for Good Global Summit to scale AI-powered problem solving for global impact.

The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading action-oriented United Nations platform on AI, always on all year, featuring weekly programming across multiple formats and time-zones, including keynotes, expert webinars, project pitches, Q&As, performances, demos, interviews, networking and more. The Summit identifies practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and builds collaboration to assist these applications in achieving global impact.

As a partner of the AI for Good Global Summit, Tortora Brayda Partnership Excellence coordinates and supports the AI for Good Silicon Valley Innovation Factory. The AI for Good Innovation Factory is a pitching contest launched by AI for Good at a global level. The best teams will compete in the Grand Pitching Finale in November.

“We are very pleased to Partner with Tortora Brayda Partnership Excellence, the Silicon Valley-based Partnership Think Tank, focused on Artificial Intelligence,” said Reinhard Scholl, Deputy Director of the International Telecommunication Union, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau. “By joining forces we wish to be able to discover innovative AI technologies capable of helping to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”.

“We are thrilled to be able to announce such a prestigious partnership.  to have gained the confidence of AI for Good Global Summit means a lot to us. It is a responsibility we take very seriously”, said Carlo Tortora Brayda, Founder and Chairperson at Tortora Brayda Partnership Excellence. “By featuring an Innovation Factory here in San Francisco, we hope to promote awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals within the Silicon Valley technology ecosystem as well as nationwide. I am convinced that aligning the goals of private sector businesses with those of AI for Good Global Summit will create amazing entrepreneurial opportunities for technology innovators.”

Tortora Brayda Partnership Excellence is in a unique position to be able to drive forward this initiative since it embodies within it both an Artificial Intelligence Council and one dedicated specifically to technology sector partnerships in support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Tortora Brayda’s UN SDGs Expert and Executive Council Members and Co-Chairs will be instrumental in delivering this innovation strategy alongside their AI council peers.

About ITU AI for Good Global Summit

The AI for Good Global Summit series is the leading action-oriented, global & inclusive United Nations platform on AI. The Summit is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with XPRIZE Foundation in partnership with close to 40 Sister United Nations agencies, Switzerland and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The goal is to identify practical applications of AI and scale those solutions for global impact. To learn more about AI for Good, visit https://aiforgood.itu.int/.

About Tortora Brayda

Tortora Brayda Partner Excellence International Organization for Partnership Development. Established as a not-for-profit organization which is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The organization engages business, cultural, government and thought leaders worldwide to reshape and develop collaboration and partnering practices with a view to improving and securing business and economies. It also works closely with AI for Good Global Summit, a leading action-oriented, global & inclusive United Nations platform on Artificial Intelligence (AI). To learn more about Tortora Brayda, visit https://www.tortorabrayda.org/.

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Frederic Werner
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ITU
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