Dan Botterill & Rick Turner
About Dan Botterill & Rick Turner
Dan Botterill is Founder and CEO of Ditto Sustainability. With more than 15 years’ experience, Dan has worked with organisations across both the public and private sector, providing wide ranging sustainability advice and guidance. His main areas of specialism include sustainability and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software development, resource efficiency, waste management and sustainable procurement. Dan holds a BSc Environmental Technology, and a MSc Environmental Law.
Rick has 20 years’ experience in the research, development and commercialisation of knowledge automation systems, and has held senior management positions throughout his career. In the past decade, Rick has taken Ditto AI's knowledge management technology from concept to market, including technology development incorporating various methodologies and programming techniques, and all aspects of business strategy and operations.
Rick Turner is Founder and CEO of Ditto AI, a dynamic, innovative AI company at the leading edge of the fourth industrial revolution. With 30 years’ experience in computer programming and AI, Rick is an expert in symbolic artificial intelligence. Rick’s academic background is in linguistics and psychology.
The 4th Industrial Revolution conjures imagery of all kinds of technology adaptations and evolutions; driverless cars, the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – the last of which underpins many applications in this area.
In this session we will explore some of the ways in which we see AI influencing the waste management industry and how the technology can facilitate a circular economy.