Lee Omar is the founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Safe Steps. Before founding Safe Steps, he was the CEO of a design-led technology company that co-created technology using expertise in AI, data science, Internet of Things, smart cities, electrical engineering and app development. He previously worked in the human rights sector empowering refugees to build new lives. In his spare time, he is studying part-time for a PhD in the design of digital health applications that leverage AI.
Lee advises governments, including the UK Prime Minister and President of India, on digital health and artificial intelligence. He is a founding member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence and is a Technology Reporter for the BBC.