Pryon's Igor Jablokov and the Invention of an Ethical Company?
In this interview-style discussion, Thierry Warin, AIN Founding Member, interviews Igor Jablokov, CEO of Pryon. Named an “Industry Luminary” by Speech Technology Magazine, Igor previously founded Yap, a pioneer in cloud-based speech recognition technology, ultimately acquired by Amazon and now embedded in billions of Alexa-powered devices. Igor's current company, Pryon, recently launched an out-of-the-box, fully automated NLP platform for the enterprise delivering no-code AI capabilities. The discussion explores Igor's experience as an industry pioneer and what it means to build an ethical company within the rapidly evolving AI arena.
AI and the Open Data Movement
This is a discussion with Richard Martinelli, Intellectual Property Partner and Co-Head of the Artificial Intelligence practice group, and Nexus Sea, Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution Counsel, at Orrick. Data is one of your company’s core assets. But the law is struggling to keep up with the IP, Privacy and Ethics issues raised by the massive data collection and usage happening in the real world. Hear about the latest legal and regulatory developments around data usage and the impact the open data movement is having on driving the data usage policy agenda. We also provide some practical tips on how to think about your company’s data usage, evaluate risks and institute best practices for data management.
Is AI Commoditized?: Perspectives from Venture Capital
In this interview-style discussion, Hari Sirigibathina, IT Systems Manager at Micron, interviews Andrew Byrnes, Director of Micron's AI Fund and Portfolio Manager of Comet Labs.Starting in about 2014, there’s been a massive wave of investment in Artificial Intelligence, driven by economic opportunity and competition between global superpowers: US, EU and China. This has resulted in new analytics and prediction industries, as well as transformation across all industrial sectors. The discussion will cover early trends in this still young AI commercialization universe, the rapid proliferation of technology startup companies, and will explore emerging trends of startup competition.
Montreal's AI Ecosystem: Finding the Balance between Fundamental Research and Societal Impacts
An interview with Valerie Pisano, President and CEO of Mila, Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, by Thierry Warin, AIN Founding Member and HBAP Alumnus. Learn about the AI ecosystem of Canada, the role of government, research institutions, venture capital, startups, the biggest commercial players like Microsoft and Google, and Mila with its focus on ethics and humanity.
Evolution of Digital Learning: Innovating Education and Real World Readiness for Future Generations
An interview with Houston Barber, Ph.D., Superintendent of Frankfort Independent Schools, by AIN Founding Member, Andy Tanyatanaboon. The year 2020 foisted the reality of digital transformation on the commercial world, at home, and also on the education sector in a ground shifting way. From pint-sized people analytics, to preparing children for the world of AI and Machine Learning, what issues are our educational leaders grappling with, if not tackling, and what will be the impact on generations to come?
Financial Industry Analytics: S&P Global ESG Scores for Data Driven Investment Decisions
S&P Global's Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) factors are informing investment strategies. ESG score insights facilitate comprehensive data driven investment decisions with sophisticated data collection methodologies and data points on private and publicly traded companies.