After moderating the ‘AI Symposium’ at the recent FTE Global event, Javed Malik, Chair of the Advisory Board, Ink Innovation, spoke to Future Travel Experience about his role as a Captain of the reimagined FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub. In this video interview, he shares how the relaunched FTE Hub will be different in 2024 and the importance of its key themes of AI, Robotics and IoT. “The innovation community we’ve created in the FTE Hub has some real opportunities for shared learning,” Malik explains. “Technology and innovation have always been part of our industry and right now change, productivity and engagement are being driven by AI and Robotics, with IoT an embedded core to that. We feel that these three themes together will create the next generation of travel experience.”
A number of the industry’s most forward-thinking airlines, airports and vendors are already members of the FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub. The growing portfolio of Corporate Partners includes: Aeroporti di Roma, Air Canada, Austin Bergstrom Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Charlotte Douglas Airport, CVG Airport, Fraunhofer IML, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Korean Air, Los Angeles World Airports, Miami Airport, NEOM, Pittsburgh Airport, Royal Air Maroc, SITA, SkyTeam Alliance, Southwest Airlines, Springshot, Tampa Airport, United Airlines and VINCI Airports. There are also more than 435 approved startup members.
Hear more from Javed Malik, Chair of the Advisory Board, Ink Innovation, at FTE APEX Asia Expo, taking place in Singapore on 8-9 November 2023. Malik is moderating the ‘Airport Innovation Summit’ in the Premium Conference, which will focus on “How airports and their partners are making pioneering use of technology to enhance CX, efficiency and sustainability”. He is also participating in the “Briefing and discussion on AI, IoT & Robotics with leaders from the FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub” on the Expo Stage.
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