Full Name
Manal Siddiqui
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Transitional Forms
Speaker Bio
Manal Siddiqui is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Transitional Forms, an interactive entertainment studio-lab in Toronto pioneering the future of intelligent content for the metaverse. She is committed to growing Canada’s position as a globally significant voice in the responsible stewardship of AI and digital technologies, and in progressing society’s understanding of how technological advancements can positively impact fairer, safer, and more inclusive global communities.

Prior to Transitional Forms, Manal built foundational operations and strategic partnerships in health for the Vector Institute, one of the premier machine learning and AI research institutes in the world and home to over 500 of Canada’s AI researchers. As a systems change strategist, she has successfully established and scaled innovation-based businesses across public and private sectors. Manal hails from Pakistan, lives in Toronto and holds graduate degrees with distinction from the Bayes Business School, City of London and from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, in addition to an undergraduate degree in biotechnology from the University of Toronto.
Manal Siddiqui