October 12, 2023, Astana, Kazakhstan: On the sidelines of the Digital Bridge 2023 forum in Astana, H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kazakhstan and Bagdat Mussin, Minister of Digital Development Kazakhstan, met with Thomas Pramotedham, CEO of the UAE-based company Presight, and Nurlan Zhakupov, CEO of Samruk-Kazyna, to establish a joint venture to accelerate digital transformation in Kazakhstan.
Endorsed by the President of Kazakhstan, H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, both Samruk-Kazyna and Presight will embark on a joint venture aimed at accelerating digital transformation in Kazakhstan through the deployment of Presight’s AI and big data analytics solutions and technologies.
These will help to boost operational efficiency, minimize production losses, and develop human capital across the Samruk-Kazyna portfolio companies and in other key sectors of Kazakhstan, including energy, telecoms, transport, government, and public services, thereby enhancing socio-economic prospects.
Nurlan Zhakupov CEO of Samruk-Kazyna JSC group said ‘’As a strategic asset manager of the country, Samruk-Kazyna sees digitalization as one of its priorities. I hope that together with Presight we will strengthen the partnership between our countries and contribute to the creation of a single digital community’’
Thomas Pramotedham, CEO of Presight said ‘’We are proud to be joining forces with Samruk-Kazyna in this presidentially endorsed initiative in Kazakhstan. This partnership provides us with a unique opportunity to contribute our expertise in AI and data analytics, not just to accelerate digital transformation, but also to enhance socio-economic prospects for the people of Kazakhstan’’.
About Samruk-Kazyna JSC
Samruk-Kazyna is one of the 30 largest funds in the world, with a total amount of assets under management of about USD 78 billion. The Fund plays an important role in the development of the economy of Kazakhstan, concentrating strategic assets in its portfolio in the oil and gas, transport and logistics sectors, energy, nuclear industry, and mining and metallurgical complex.
Presight, an ADX-listed public company limited by shares whose majority shareholder is Abu Dhabi company G42, is the region’s leading big data analytics company powered by Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). It combines big data, analytics, and AI expertise to serve every sector, of every scale, to create business and positive societal impact. With its world-class computer vision, AI and omni-analytics platform as its engine, Presight excels at all-source data interpretation to support insight-driven decision making that shapes policy and creates safer, healthier, happier, and more sustainable societies.
Find out more at www.presight.ai