Ross Pambrun

Ross Pambrun

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Calgary, Alberta

Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Innovation Expert | Métis | Professional Fire Captain

Ross Pambrun is the CEO of an artificial intelligence company that uses machine learning to protect communities around the globe from environmental threats. Having studied at Harvard and MIT, Ross "Memphis" Pambrun is a 2023 award winner for his technology innovation. He proudly wears medals for service from the Province of Alberta and the City of Calgary for his long role as a professional fire captain. Host of The Squeaky Wheel Podcast, he completed 100 episodes interviewing guests from various backgrounds and expertise. Ross Pambrun is a Métis business leader who connects and teaches about Indigenous Awareness and brings Industry to the conversation.
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ROSS PAMBRUN BIOGRAPHY

Ross Pambrun is a visionary futurist and highly sought-after professional speaker, renowned for his expertise in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, and environmental monitoring. Currently pursuing studies in Artificial Intelligence – Machine Learning and its implications for business at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Harvard OVPL Cybersecurity – Managing Risk, Ross is at the forefront of cutting-edge technological advancements.

As the Emeritus Chief Science Officer for the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, Ross brought over 22 years of experience in the field, combining his background in science and fire to revolutionize the approach to fire science through satellite monitoring. His passion for science drives his commitment to finding innovative solutions for the protection and preservation of our environment.

With a diverse professional background that includes owning a successful health corporation and extensive experience in energy and academic health, Ross possesses a unique perspective that complements his role in developing business relationships within community infrastructure protection projects and environmental management. He is a skilled facilitator in forging corporate partnerships and facilitating impactful conversations in various industries.

At Memphis Group / Labs, Ross and his team focus on harnessing the power of satellite imagery, aerial visualizations, and remote sensing tools to gather and analyze environmental data. This data is then transformed into easily interpretable maps and strategies to monitor and mitigate environmental risks such as drought, wildfires, and ecological species concerns. Their forward-thinking approach and utilization of cutting-edge technologies have positioned them as leaders in the field.

Ross’s expertise and passion extend beyond his professional accomplishments. He hosts a popular podcast called “The Squeaky Wheel,” where he engages with citizens and community partners, fostering meaningful connections and facilitating discussions on important topics.

As a professional speaker, Ross Pambrun captivates audiences with his visionary outlook and deep knowledge of emerging technologies and their impact on various industries. His presentations blend scientific expertise, practical insights, and a forward-looking perspective to inspire individuals and organizations to embrace innovation, adapt to technological advancements, and navigate the complexities of the future. Ross’s engaging speaking style and ability to convey complex ideas in a relatable manner make him a sought-after speaker for conferences, corporate events, and industry forums.

With his unique blend of expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, and environmental monitoring, Ross Pambrun’s professional speaker profile is distinguished by his visionary perspective, passion for science, and dedication to shaping a sustainable future. His presentations provide invaluable insights and actionable strategies to help organizations thrive in an ever-evolving digital landscape.

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Ross Pambrun Topic Presentations

Dismantling AI Diversity Bias: Guidance for Monitoring the Ethics in AI

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  • Ross Pambrun is a frequently requested speaker in tackling AI Diversity Bias, offering crucial guidance to leaders and organizations. His focus on equity, equality, fairness, and transparency provides a roadmap for ensuring that AI systems prioritize justice and impartiality. Pambrun’s advocacy for fairness and accountability empowers organizations to address biases and cultivate inclusive technologies. A Métis business leader, Ross combines his roots and storytelling in an engaging way using Ai context & the impact on equity, diversity and inclusion.

    By emphasizing the importance of fairness and transparency, Pambrun equips leaders with the tools to navigate the complexities of AI decision-making. This presentation assists organizations to keep Ai as a tool but to also understand the risks to mitigate biases within Ai and machine learning systems. Pambrun’s approach centres on promoting equality in AI systems, advocating for equal opportunities and representation for all individuals. By prioritizing equity, Ross Pambrun helps organizations dismantle discriminatory algorithms and create environments that support fairness and inclusion.

Leadership in Ethical Ai: Guiding Corporate Investment in Llms Responsibly

Leadership Evolution: Strategies for Personal Awareness and Acceptance

The Power of AI and Machine Learning: Transforming the Future

Navigating the Risks of AI and Machine Learning: Safeguarding Society From Malicious Misuse and Deep Fake Threats

Driving Business Success: Strategies for Growth, Innovation, and Sustainable Impact

Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape: Strengthening Defenses and Safeguarding Against Evolving Threats

Strategic Partnerships and Networking: Unlocking Opportunities for Growth and Collaboration

Sustainable Futures: Innovating Environmental Stewardship and Mitigating Risks Through Technology

Indigenous Entrepreneurship: Empowering Success Through Cultural Heritage and Business Innovation

Cultural Connections: Navigating the Indigenous Landscape Through Relationship Building

Bridging Cultural Divides: Embracing Diversity, Fostering Inclusion, and Cultivating Cross-cultural Collaboration

Ross "memphis" Pambrun: Emcee

Testimonials

I wanted to let you know how happy we were to have had Ross Pambrun as our keynote speaker. He is professional and delightful to interact with, and delivered a fantastic address that impressed the audience greatly. The visuals of his presentation, combined with his delivery and content, hit all of our goals for the address. I highly recommend him to others who are seeking a dynamic and fascinating speaker in the field of Ethics and Artificial Intelligence.

A/Manager, Ethics Office / Audit, Evaluation & Ethics
Communications Security Establishment, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, Government of Canada

Ross’s skill is taking complex AI subject matter such as Large Language Models, or satellite computer vision wildfire detection and making it real for people. Mr. Pambrun helps audiences feel the impact of these technologies by telling the story of AI can help make their lives better, what the risks are and what the potential is for society. I have seen Ross speak many times, and it’s his passion and professionalism for delighting and inspiring audiences that allows him to create an unforgettable experience that makes him a must-see host and speaker.

Mike Morley

Director
AI / ML - Arcurve Inc. - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Ross is a magnificent speaker that can energize a room.  I’ve had the privilege of seeing Ross present many times on a variety of his specialties. He is a business award-winning leader that presents like no other with an incredible ability to connect a room. If you get a chance, to attend one of his speeches, you won’t be disappointed.

Will Trow

General Manager
Ranchmen’s Club - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Ross MEMPHIS Pambrun can light up a room. I’ve had the ability to connect with him in many ways. As a business leader, he brings the whole room into focus, but he is always so engaging with an audience you don’t want the event to end. I’ve seen him Emcee, Speak and Moderate where you can tell he’s enjoying the experience just as much as the audience. This fellow is a superstar.

Theresa Majeran

CEO
Karma Business Solutions – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Ross Pambrun presented to a sophisticated group of business entrepreneurs today in Kelowna. The subject matter was Artificial Intelligence – Ross was entertaining and captivating, the audience was engaged, enlightened and informed on a topic that is relatively new and difficult to comprehend. Ross is well informed, his presentation style is a perfect blend of light hearted personal information mixed with a high level of applicable knowledge.

Bob Outhwaite 

ICD.D
Executive Leadership Retreat - Kelowna

Ross works tirelessly to connect the community and strengthen everyone he meets. It’s been an honour to watch him speak about topics including Indigenous connection and his work toward protecting the environment with his satellite technology company. I love that he always brings his guitar along to entertain. That shows me he’s there for the experience and is enjoying it right along with the audience. He is a consummate professional, an amazing Emcee and Host.

Dan Cardinal

Vice President
Métis Nation of Alberta - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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