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What does the future of law and business look like? What are some rapidly changing and increasingly complex legal and regulatory requirements and how can technology and innovation change the way products and services are delivered? How important is data as a critical asset when building AI products? Norton Rose Fulbright, Women's Blockchain Initiative, AI Core User Group and the California Software Professional Organization invite you to join us for an informative discussion where a panel of technology, business and legal experts will discuss top challenges companies are facing today to bring innovation to solving business and legal challenges. We hope to see you there. PSVP: https://sites-nortonrosefulbright.vuturevx.com/835/20618/landing-pages/event-registration-form-(blank-forwarded).asp?sid=f22b189f-7bc6-4e41-9559-4607adf3027d Topics will include: AI and machine learning Automated service delivery mechanisms Smart contracts and smart data Legal technology Speakers: Chase D'Agostino, AVP of Corporate Solutions, QuisLex https://www.linkedin.com/in/chasedagostino/ Namrata Mujumdar, Founder and CEO, Amp Politics https://www.linkedin.com/in/namrata-mujumdar/ Rama Veeraragoo, Co-Founder and CEO, DocuVision.ai https://www.linkedin.com/in/rama-veeraragoo/ Moderator: Jeewon Kim Serrato, US Head of Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Norton Rose Fulbright https://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/people/17569 Continuing education information: Application has been made for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit with the State Bar of California Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 hour. Contact: [masked]
AICUG is delighted to invite you to this month's AI Tech Share meeting! We are pleased to have Mingkuan Liu, Shahid Chishty, and Will Murphy, who will give talks and share recent advances in AI research and data management. A Q&A session will follow after each talk. AI fans - please come and join us in sharing some fun and informative time! AGENDA 6:30 - 7:00 Welcome, Check-in and Networking 7:00 - 7:35 Speaker: Mingkuan Liu - Head of Data Science at Appen Talk: Improve the quality and efficiency in developing human-annotated training dataset 7:35 - 8: 10 Speaker: Shahid Chishty - Investor, ROYBI/ CSO, ACLYD Talk: IAI / ML on consumer data and allowing consumers to monetise their data 8:10 - 8: 45 Speaker: Will Murphy - Advisor, Singularity University/ Founder, MessagePath Talk: Hype and Magic: Turning AI into Products 8:45 - 9:00 Mingle with speakers and attendees SPEAKERS Mingkuan Liu - Head of Data Science at Appen Mingkuan serves as the Head of Data Science at Appen. He recently joined Appen to lead the efforts to improve the efficiency and quality control for data annotation by applying machine learning and big data techs. Mingkuan has 15 years of industrial R&D experience in speech recognition, natural language processing, cross-lingual information retrieval areas. Before Appen, he had lead several applied research teams at eBay, Microsoft, and Garmin in machine learning and big data domains. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in electrical and computer engineering, as well as an MSc. in artificial intelligence and pattern recognition from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Outside of work, he enjoys jogging in the trails, having family time with his wife and kids. Shahid Chishty - Investor ROYBI / CSO ACLYD Shahid is a German citizen with 30 years of global corporate and business development, finance, investment banking, strategic advisory, venture capital / private equity, investment, entrepreneurial and not-for-profit experience, including at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and WestLB. He is currently focused on cutting-edge technologies in Silicon Valley (including AI/ML, IoT, AR/VR, Blockchain, among other verticals). Shahid has gained significant experience in corporate and business development having actively developed, implemented and managed cross-functional strategic business initiatives for Merrill Lynch and other companies, including ones which he has personally owned / invested in. Will Murphy - Advisor, Singularity University/ Founder, MessagePath Will has been a software engineer, corporate entrepreneur, startup entrepreneur, and tech executive across a wide range of technology spaces including IoT, AI, and blockchain. Will was a co-founder of BotChain, one of the first blockchain platforms for AI intelligent agents. Will was also the founding VP of Product and Business Development for Talla, where he led the product vision to build an AI RPA smart knowledgebase and onboard the first 2,000 customers. While working on designing RPA systems, Will created the 10 Principles of Intelligent Agent Design, the Sense and Respond AI framework, and the valuation model for data. Previously, he was a Principal and corporate entrepreneur within FedEx Innovation, where he led new emerging tech venture development initiatives. He was a co-founder of SenseAware, the first logistics-integrated Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which was later operationalized by FedEx. Will holds patents in the areas of intelligent agents and IoT. Gratitude: Flyhigh Talent www.flyhightalent.com FlyHigh Talent is specialized in multilingual executive search and management consulting. With the headquarter based in Silicon Valley and branches in New York, Montreal, Paris, and Guangzhou, the company is providing bilingual executive search and human resources consulting services to more than 2,000 enterprises throughout the U.S. and worldwide.
Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries "Recent Developments, Opportunities, and Challenges for Entrepreneurs in India: An Investor’s Perspective" Organizer: US-Asia Technology Management Center Stanford Supporter: AICUG Speaker: Dr. Ashish Gupta, Co-founder | Helion Ventures Dr. Ashish Gupta is a co-founder of Helion Ventures investing in India. He serves on the boards of InfoEdge, Drishti, Pubmatic, Qwikcilver, and SMSGupshup. He has co-founded two successful companies – Tavant Technologies and Junglee (AMZN). He also worked at Woodside Fund, Oracle Corporation and IBM research. Some of his prior investments are Daksh (IBM), Mu Sigma, Odesk(UPWK), Flipkart, MakeMyTrip and redBus (MIH). Ashish is a Kauffman Fellow, holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur where he was awarded the President’s Gold medal. He has authored several patents, publications, and a book by MIT press. This seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on "Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries" from April 2 - May 28, 2019. Click here to see US-Asia Technology Management Center's speaker line-up. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-atmc-recent-developments-opportunities-and-challenges-for-entrepreneurs-in-india-an-investors-tickets-60153984186 to rsvp. Parking: Via Ortega Garage, 498 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305 Roble Field Garage, Cross street is Via Ortega and Santa Teresa (Entrance is on Via Ortega), Stanford, CA 94305 Please check parking signs carefully to ensure that permitted parking and metered spaces are free after 4:00 pm. Networking with light refreshments after the discussion.