Dr Abdalla Kablan is a serial entrepreneur, and Fintech expert. He specialises in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the design of complex financial systems. During his career, he founded a number of startups specialising in deep learning, professional match making, and Fintech. In addition, Dr Kablan is an alumni of Microsoft Ventures, UK, and has worked on projects featured at the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos.
Dr Kablan is also an academic at the University of Malta where he lectures and researches topics related to computational intelligence, financial engineering, and financial data science. During his PhD studies between 2007-2011, Dr Kablan researched the cryptographic block algorithms behind bitcoin (now known as blockchain), and is a renowned expert in the field of distributed ledgers. Dr Kablan advises the Maltese Government on matters related to strategic development and the utilisation of technology, Fintech, and Blockchain/DLT technologies.