San Francisco, California | June 22, 2017

The Future of Innovation:
Spotlight on Artificial Intelligence

 

The market for AI technologies is estimated to generate more than $60 billion in productivity improvements for U.S. businesses annually. We’ll explore the vast promises of this technology revolution and how tech companies are using AI and machine learning to accelerate innovation.

June 22 - Thursday

8:30 am

Registration

9:00 am

Opening Remarks

Speakers

9:05 am

The AI Revolution

The market for AI technologies is estimated to generate more than $60 billion in productivity improvements for U.S. businesses annually. With the pace of innovation accelerating at an exponential rate, big companies are increasingly forming innovation labs and collaborating with start-ups to share knowledge and create future-ready businesses. We’ll explore how companies are working to develop and incorporate AI technologies to make their businesses more competitive for the future.

Moderator

  • Tom Giles

    Executive Editor, Global Technology, Bloomberg

Speaker

9:30 am

Building the Talent to Innovate

In light of the recent boom in AI, are there enough talent and resources to deliver on the hype? We’ll talk to top technology companies about how they’re educating and investing in the next generation of innovators that will be developing deep learning and artificial intelligence systems across companies and industries.

Moderator

Speaker

  • Jennifer Chayes

    Distinguished Scientist, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England and New York City, Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City

10:00 am

AI Innovations: Startup Session

In this session, we’ll give three enterprising AI start-ups the opportunity to present their boldest disruptive ideas to our audience. Their presentations will be followed by a panel discussion on what excites them about building AI and the challenges they hope to see AI applied to in the years to come.

Moderator

Speakers

10:30 am

Investing in AI

The transformative power of AI is attracting the interest of top investors, many of whom are making big bets on its potential to impact the future of various industries. The co-managing partner of the leading AI venture capital firm discusses the promise he sees in artificial intelligence and what his firm looks for when investing in AI companies.

Speaker

Speakers

Zachary Bogue

Data Collective Co-Managing Partner

Lak Ananth

next47 CEO and Managing Partner

Tom Giles

Bloomberg Executive Editor, Global Technology

Richard Socher

Salesforce Chief Scientist

Jennifer Chayes

Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City Distinguished Scientist, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England and New York City

Ellen Huet

Bloomberg Reporter

Mark Bergen

Bloomberg Reporter

Nicole Eagan

Darktrace CEO

Gurjeet Singh

Ayasdi Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Matthew Zeiler

Clarifai Founder

Sponsor

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 348,000 employees in more than 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $86.2 billion in fiscal 2015. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22.4 billion, including $5.5 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.