We're happy to invite you to a new NYC European Tech Meetup, hosted at Betaworks.
The evenings panel discussion will be "Can Europe lead the next wave of frontier technology?". The panelists will be:
🇬🇧 Alice Lloyd George. Alice is an emerging technologies investor at RRE where she covers blockchain, machine intelligence and computer vision, robotics, virtual and augmented reality and NewSpace. She appears regularly on Fox Business, was Forbes 30 under 30 (2016) and Marc Andreessen called her "one of the unknown rockstars in tech". Alice hosts Flux (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/trailer/id1192848099?i=1000379688239&mt=2), the podcast about pioneers building companies at the frontier of technology.
🇩🇰 Dennis Mortensen. Dennis is the CEO and Founder of x.ai (http://www.x.ai/). He’s a pioneer and expert in leveraging data and a serial entrepreneur who has successfully delivered a number of company exits on that theme. Dennis’s long-term vision of killing the inbox triggered the formation of x.ai (http://x.ai/) and the creation of an artificial intelligence personal assistant to schedule meetings. He’s an accredited Associate Analytics Instructor at the University of British Columbia, the Author of Data Driven Insights from Wiley and a frequent speaker on the subject of AI, intelligent agents, and the future of work. A native of Denmark, Mortensen currently calls New York his home.
🇫🇷 Alex Winter. Alex is currently leading the Artificial Intelligence team at Netgear/Arlo. Alex was the CEO and founder of Placemeter, a New-York based startup that quantifies human activity in cities using computer vision and video feeds. Placemeter raised $8m of venture capital and was sold to Netgear in December 2016. Prior to Placemeter, Alex co-founded LTU Technologies, a venture backed startup, a pioneer in large scale image search by content, successfully acquired by a Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Prior to LTU, Alex was a researcher in Computer Vision at INRIA and helped to build vision based missile guidance systems at Airbus. Alex holds an MSc and a Ph.D. in Image Recognition and holds 10 patents in the field.
Feel free to send us questions in advance using the hashtag #NYETM on Twitter.