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Sofia AI summit Vol.2
April 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0
Sofia’s AI summit for applied Artificial Intelligence is covering all topics around the best use of Machine Learning – Deep Learning – Cognitive – Augmented Intelligence – Natural Language Processing – Neural Networks – computer vision – and more. Our goal is to bring international speakers who have domain expertise in AI, Machine Learning and Computer Vision who will show us the benefits and the future of technology.
Sofia AI community is bringing startups, corporates and academics in the AI sphere together to understand the current state of these technologies, its value add for businesses and what we can expect in the near future. Our events aim to reveal new trends, industry insights and practicable approaches of applying technologies around the analysis of text, audio, image, video, and structured data.
For our second edition our first speaker is Norman Winarsky! Norman works with entrepreneurs, startups, research institutes, and major companies to create breakthrough ventures or products, and advises them on the framework and practice for successful innovation.
Norman is past President of SRI Ventures at SRI International, a world-leading research institute founded by Stanford University in 1946. He has been a founder and leader of SRI’s venture strategy and process, which has resulted in more than sixty ventures worth over $20 billion. Norman helped create and build companies ranging from artificial intelligence, natural language, and computer vision, to medical devices, robotics, and nanotechnology.
He was a co-founder and board member of Siri, which was spun out from SRI in January 2008 and acquired by Apple in April 2010. Siri has become a worldwide phenomenon, establishing the breakthrough market category of virtual personal assistant.
He is currently a lecturer at Stanford University, and co-author of “If You Really Want to Change the World; A Guide to Creating, Building, and Sustaining Breakthrough Ventures”, published by Harvard Business Review Press.