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Gerardo Salandra (Rocketbots)
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-hong-kong-presents-gerardo-salandra-rocketbots #StartupGrind story of Rocketbots #AI #Chatbot https://res.cloudinary.com/startup-grind/image/upload/c_fill,f_auto,g_center,q_auto:good/v1/softlayer0/80135C1/media/v1/AUTH_d0619b05-07fc-49f0-8249-da585ea45ce5/events/facebook_banner-02_CMly6WH.jpg Gerardo Salandra is the CEO of Rocketbots, an Artificial Intelligence solution provider in Asia. An IBM & Google veteran, with deep expertise in growth hacking, machine learning, and chatbots. Chairman of the AI Society of Hong Kong, promoting the development and understanding of AI technologies in the Region. This event is also the bootcamp of Global Startup Weekend Artificial Intelligence (http://communities.techstars.com/hong-kong/hong-kong-hong-kong/startup-weekend/13725) which will be held on NOV 30 - DEC 2. SPEAKER Gerardo Salandra Founder & CEO, Rocketbots BIO Gerardo Salandra (Jerry) is the CEO and founder of Rocketbots (www.rocketbots.io), one of the leading AI-powered solutions provider in South East Asia. With previous experience in IBM, Google, and Runtastic, he has accumulated profound expertise in artificial intelligence, growth hacking, and digital marketing. As former Head of Growth at NDN Group, one of the largest technology groups in the ASEAN region, he lead the automation initiatives for several fortune 500 companies. Gerardo is also the chairman of the Artificial Intelligence Society of Hong Kong (www.aisociety.hk). An association with over three thousand members, dedicated to the further development of AI technologies and adoption in the region. He is a renowned public speaker in the field of Artificial Intelligence and a professional corporate trainer. With previous experience as a corporate consultant for multinational corporations, he constantly prepares organisation in conversation rate optimization, account-based marketing, customer journey building, and martech stack construction. He holds an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Bachelor of Science from the Reutlingen University in Germany. Agenda 6:30 pm: Registration 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat 7:30 pm: Q&A 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Gerardo Salandra - Rocketbots (Founder & CEO) Gerardo Salandra is the CEO of Rocketbots (www.rocketbots.io), an Artificial Intelligence solution provider in Asia. An IBM & Google veteran, with deep expertise in growth hacking, machine learning, and chatbots. Chairman of the AI Society of Hong Kong, promoting the development and understanding of AI technologies in the Region. Hosted By Keith NG, Hong Kong Chapter Director Life is too short to... 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We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-hong-kong-presents-gerardo-salandra-rocketbots

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