The State of AI / Artificial Intelligence - Panel Discussion with Experts + Networking
Today, tech startups and corporate giants alike are experimenting with artificial intelligence. We know it’s coming, but where are we in the advent of AI and how soon will it weave into our daily lives—or has it already?
Overview: From applications in AI across industries to major ethical debates, the panel will discuss the state of artificial intelligence and how it’s evolved.
What You’ll Take Away: Attendees will learn about major trends in artificial intelligence and take away key use cases to look out for in the coming years.
Why It Matters: Your job--and all aspects of your life-- will be impacted greatly by artificial intelligence in the very near future. Learn how to harness the power of AI to make it work to your benefit.
About the Presenters:
Rob May - CEO and Co-Founder, Talla
Rob May is an active angel investor with 45+ companies in the AI and blockchain spaces, and the author of Inside AI, the most popular AI newsletter online. Previously, Rob was the CEO and Co-Founder of Backupify (acquired by Datto in 2014). Rob has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Kentucky.
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Judah Phillips - Co-Founder, President & CTO, Squark
Judah Phillips is an award-winning entrepreneur, consultant, and author. He is the co-founder, President & CTO of Squark. A Harvard Innovation Lab VIP, Judah has written three books on analytics. Phillips is an adjunct professor at Babson College and at Boston University. He is a founding member of the University of Massachusetts Advisory Council for the Humanities & Fine Arts.
Phillips helps people create value with analytics, data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence by improving business performance, increasing revenue, reducing cost, boosting profitability, and increasing customer satisfaction. He takes a “top down” approach to value creation by working with executive leaders who want to improve their business strategy and financial performance with thought-leadership and solid execution.
Judah has worked with Internet companies, Media and Marketing companies, CPG companies, Automotive Companies, Financial Services and Insurance firms, Pharma companies, and many agencies, including high-growth, early stage startups and the Fortune 10.
Plus 2 more speakers to be announced shortly!
Chris Requena (moderator) - Lead Organizer, Boston New Technology and Chief Partnerships Officer, Cape Ann Development
Chris is an app/software innovator, business grower, community builder and people connector. Since 2011, Chris has led the tech and startup group, Boston New Technology, growing it into one of the largest in the world. BNT startups get extensive publicity and support from the community at monthly events and via BNT's network. Chris also co-founded hubEngage, a platform for employee communication and engagement. Chris is also Chief Partnerships Officer at Cape Ann Development Partners, which offers enterprise-class software, app and web development services. Chris greatly enjoys collaborating with clients and users to design and build innovative solutions that solve problems. Follow @CERequena