Applied AI Conference

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA

Discussion topics

How Applied Artificial Intelligence is changing…


 Transportation | Smart Cities | Logistics | Legal | eHealth


FinTech | Future of Work | HR | Sales | Marketing | Security  | Retail


Virtual Assistants | Connected Home | Safety | Entertainment | Lifestyle

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                                    8:00 9:00am | Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 9:05am Welcome Address
09:05 – 9:35am Keynote – Exponential Disruption

Speaker: Rob Nail, CEO & Associate Founder, Singularity University

09:35 – 10:05am Panel – How AI is Changing our Society

Moderator: Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

Speaker: Gregory Renard, Co-Founder & CTO, XBrain

Speaker: Robert Seidi, Managing Partner, Motus Ventures

Speaker: Doug Maughan, Division Director, Department of Homeland Security

Speaker: Uwe Higgen, Head of BMW Group Tech Office USA

10:05 – 10:25am Keynote – Refugee Crisis: AI to the Rescue

Speaker: Eugene Bann, Founder X2AI

Keynote – Predicting Poverty with Deep Learning & Satellite Imagery

Speaker: Neal Jean, PhD Student, Stanford University

10:25 – 10:50am Keynote – Bring ML to every corner of your Organization

Speaker: Danny Lange, Head of Machine Learning, Uber

10:50 11:05am | Coffee Break & Networking

11:05 – 11:35am Panel – How AI is Changing the Enterprise

Moderator: Alexy Khrabrov, Chief Scientist, Nitro

Speaker: Matt Sanchez, Founder & CTO, CognitiveScale

Speaker: Josh Neland, Sr. Manager, AI Technology R&D, Accenture

Speaker: Han Shu, Data Science Manager, AirBnB

Speaker: Chris Farmer, Founder & CEO, SignalFire

11:35 – 12:05pm Panel – Applied AI Startups for the Enterprise

Moderator: Zak Murase, Venture Partner, Global Brains

Speaker: Chris Nicholson, Founder & CEO, Skymind.io

Speaker: Dan Rubins, Co-Founder & CEO, Legal Robot

Speaker: Joseph Kumph, Founder, Forkable

Speaker: Sabrina Atienza, Founder, Qurious.io

12:05-12:30pm Fireside Chat – Chatbots in the Physical World

Interviewer: Jack Clark, Reporter, Bloomberg

Speaker: Oren Jacob, Co-Founder & CEO, PullString


12:30 1:30pm | Lunch & Networking

01:30 – 01:55pm Keynote – Ingredients for Successful AI Platforms

Speaker: Hussein Mehanna, Director, Core Machine Learning, Facebook

01:55 – 02:25pm Panel – Conversational Commerce

Moderator: Jon Corshen, Co-Founder, Pilot44 Labs

Speaker: Puneet Mehta, Founder & CEO, MSG.AI

Speaker: Snehal Shinde, Co-Founder & COO, Mezi

Speaker: Michael Perry, Director of Kit, Shopify

02:25 – 02:50pm Keynote – Are Bots poised to eat the world?

Speaker: Josh Jacobs, President, Kik Interactive

02:50 – 03:20pm VC Panel – The Rise of AI Investing

Moderator: Jordan Novet, Staff Writer, VentureBeat

Speaker: Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder, BootstrapLabs

Speaker: Shivon Zilis, Partner, Bloomberg Beta

Speaker: Bilal Zuberi, Partner, Lux Capital

Speaker: Abhi Arunachalam, Vice President, Battery Ventures


03:20 3:35pm | Coffee Break & Networking

03:35 – 04:00pm Fireside Chat – Meet Amy, your new Personal Assistant

Moderator: Josh Constine, Editor-At-Large, TechCrunch

Speaker: Dennis R. Mortensen, Founder & CEO, x.ai

04:00 – 04:30pm Keynote – Fully Autonomous Agents – The Next Big Thing in AI

Speaker: Nigel Duffy, CTO, Sentient

04:30 – 04:55pm Panel – The Future of AI

Moderator: Amit Pradhan, Co-Founder & CEO, Zero Labs

Speaker: Davide Venturelli, Quantum AI Lab, NASA

Speaker: Riva-Melissa Tez, Co-Founder, Permutation

Speaker: Mohamed Musbah, Vice President Product, Maluuba

Speaker: Noelle LaCharite, Solutions Architect & Evangelist, Amazon Alexa and Echo

04:55 – 05:20pm Keynote – Innovation and Inspiration through Cognitive Computing

Speaker: Swami Chandrasekaran, Chief Technologist, IBM Watson CTO

05:20 – 05:50pm Fireside Chat – The Next Trillion Dollars AI Market

Moderator: Benjamin Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

Speaker: Dr. Long Phan, CEO & CTO, TopFlight Technologies

Speaker: Luis Dussan, Founder & CEO, Aeye

05:50 – 06:00pm Closing Remarks


06:00 – 08:30pm | Closing Party & Networking Reception



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