Computer Vision Heads Panel with GM Cruise Automation, Naked Labs, Nvidia & Sturfee + 6D.AI Demo
***PLEASE NOTE: MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE (PAID EVENT)!!!***
Come join fellow Augmented Reality + Computer Vision folks for our fun-packed event!
This event is sponsored by Epic. Epic is a mobile wallet and self-checkout app incorporating Computer Vision and Augmented Reality. Sign Me Up as a Beta User! (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lGAW7XIDW78E6_fDpDjz8pQc_aWXG1Wu7PqSQ3s3RI0/edit)
The outstanding companies joining us:
-SoftBank to invest $2.25B General Motor's Cruise Automation self-driving car division
-Naked Labs raises $14M Series A led by Founders Fund for its 3D Body Scanner
-Nvidia invented the GPU and GPU deep learning ignites modern AI
-Sturfee has developed the world’s leading city-scale VPS using cutting edge advancements in satellite imaging, deep learning, geometrical computer vision, and big data
-6D.ai raises seed funding to build the AR Cloud
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6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Opening remarks by Anna Cho, Industry Update by Casey Pollock
7:10pm - 8:00pm: Computer Vision Heads Panel
Alex Flint (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexjflint/) - Senior Computer Vision Engineer, Cruise Automation (https://getcruise.com/) (acquired by GM); Co-founder, Zippy.ai (acquired by Cruise Automation); Head of Engineering, Kite.com; DPhil (Computer Vision) @ University of Oxford; Visiting Researcher (Computer Vision) @ MIT
William Nguyen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamnguyen84/) - Head of Computer Vision, Naked Labs
William is a passionate creator for lovable products; also a computer vision and augmented reality enthusiast.
In the past ten years, he has lived on four continents. He entered academia with specialties in mathematics, and moved forward with interests in Machine Learning. Then, his passion and enthusiasm drove him through Computer Vision field with focus in SLAM, 3D reconstruction, and scene understanding.
In the past three years, he has been working with an amazing team on developing the world's first home body scanner. At Naked Labs, he built computer vision team from scratch. Now, he is leading the team to solve dynamic reconstruction of human body, and to help envisioning future core technologies Naked Labs will embrace.
Ankur Agarwal (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ankuragarwalcvml/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_messaging%3BJeyTLFopSUqpS%2B5cnRJyCA%3D%3D&licu=urn%3Ali%3Acontrol%3Ad_flagship3_messaging-topcard) - Senior Computer Vision and Deep Learning Software Engineer, NVIDIA (http://www.nvidia.com/)
Anil Cheriyadat (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anilcheriyadat/) - Founder and CEO, Sturfee
Sturfee creates the world’s first city-scale visual positioning service (VPS), which uses satellite imagery and computer vision to allow camera-enabled devices, such as smartphones and drones, to locate themselves in the world. VPS is the infrastructure for next generation location-aware applications and AR. Previously Anil worked as a leading research scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy operated Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Anil received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
8:00pm - 9:00pm: Networking
Venue: Galvanize (44 Tehama St, San Francisco, CA 94105).
Venue Sponsor: Google Launchpad
Tickets do not guarantee a seat when there is overflow.