Mieke De Ketelaere

Adjunct Professor of Artificial Intelligence

An AI ethical evangelist, Mieke believes AI can be powerful when it’s used in a sustainable and trustworthy way.

Mieke De Ketelaere has over 25 years’ experience in AI across different industries. She’s held leading roles in many European companies, as well as in American corporations such as Microsoft, IBM, SAP and SAS.

She’s an expert in defining the role of data and analytics to answer business needs across strategic domains. She also delivers comprehensive data-driven roadmaps based on strategic and operational company challenges.

Mieke is currently Director of Artificial Intelligence at Imec (IDLab). She’s a member of the advisory board at Eneco and Bouwbedrijf Dethier, and Senior Advisor of Data & Analytics at Nova Reperta.

She’s the author of Wanted: Human AI Translators. And she was nominated for the Belgian ICT Woman of the Year Award 2018 by Trends magazine. In 2019, Mieke was selected as an AI expert by the Belgian Federal Government. And in 2020, she was chosen by Inspiring Fifty Belgium as one of the 50 most inspiring women in Belgian Tech.

At Vlerick, Mieke teaches a course on sustainable, ethical and trustworthy AI on our Masters in Business Analytics & AI.

Who am I?

  • Adjunct Professor at Vlerick Business School
  • Guest lecturer at London Business School, UK, Antwerp Management School, VIVES, ISDI, Spain, and Neyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands
  • Master in Engineering (AI and Robotics) at University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Master in Industrial Engineering at Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven (now part of KU Leuven)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (ISACA)

My expertise

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Digital innovation
  • Business transformation
  • Data-driven organisation
  • Future of technology
  • Change management