We saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi last week. It feels dated.
All these alternate realities are essentially religious stories, which is why they’ve achieved cult status.
I love Harry Potter. Some love Lord of the Rings. All good vs. evil stories in epic style.
I’m in the mood for post-religious stories.
The world isn’t black and white. It’s full of gray.
Aziz discusses the infrastructure necessary for brands to do sophisticated mobile advertising.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Sabio Mobile.
Aziz Rahim: I’m the CEO of Sabio Mobile.
Sramana Mitra: What do you do?
Aziz Rahim: Sabio Mobile has something called App Science. Our view is that App Science is a gateway into understanding a >>>
Microsoft, IBM, Google – they’re all building AI engines. Cognitive Scale has carved out a layer above them – a Middleware of sorts – that enables them to flexibly power applications in different categories. This is a very interesting positioning, and a story well worth reading for AI aficionados.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Cognitive Scale.
Akshay Sabhikhi: I’m the CEO of Cognitive Scale. We are a four-year-old company that was born in AI. We’re based out of Austin, Texas and have about 150 people. We are focused on making AI practical, real, and scalable for enterprises. This company started >>>
Chris discusses how rule-based systems are moving to learning-based systems in various enterprise use cases.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself and Genesys and what work you’re doing around artificial intelligence.
Christopher Connolly: I am the Vice President of our Solutions Strategy Group. Genesys is the number one customer experience platform. It enables companies to create exceptional omni-channel experiences and relationships. We’re pretty large. >>>
This is a fascinating window into how AI analyzes narratives to aid marketing and other functions. Read on for more!
Sramana Mitra: Let’s get started. Why don’t we start with having you introduce yourself as well as Protagonist to our audience.
Doug Randall: I’m the CEO and Founder of Protagonist. We’re a company that helps businesses as well as foundations and governments understand the narratives that are impacting them and understanding them in some special ways. We can identify >>>
Unbxd focuses on the trend where manually created rule-based systems are being rapidly replaced by real-time, AI-based, dynamic systems that drive personalization in e-commerce sites.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Unbxd.
Pavan Sondur: I’m one of the Co-Founders of Unbxd. We are a five-year-old startup. We started off to solve the problem of matching user intent with the right content on digital platforms. For anybody coming to an e-commerce site, the engine that we plug in understands that intent and brings up the right product content to them. >>>
There’s a lot going on in closing the gap between online signals about the behavior of prospects to accelerate sales cycles. This conversation is a fascinating view into that world.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as MRP to our audience.
Jim Regan: I’m the Co-Founder and CMO of MRP. We’ve been in business now for 16 years. We have about 600 employees and around 10 offices around the world. We work with 19 of the 20 largest technology companies in the world. Our focus is >>>
A view into AI in the context of integration.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and SnapLogic.
James Markarian: I’m the CTO at SnapLogic. I’ve had a very unusual career in the Valley. In about 30 years, I’ve only had three jobs. I was at Oracle for a number of years in the earliest days. I was CTO at Informatica for about 15 years. I’ve been at SnapLogic for a little bit over a year now. I don’t talk about it too much, but I was at a venture capital company for about a year in between Informatica and SnapLogic. >>>
FinTech is making great strides today with the help of AI and bringing to small businesses certain kinds of financial services that were only available to much larger ventures once upon a time.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Fundbox.
Prashant Fuloria: Fundbox is a midstage Fintech startup founded in 2013 with offices in Tel Aviv and San Francisco. The mission of the company is to help small businesses become successful by giving them financial power. >>>
John is an AI industry veteran, and has both exciting new trends to share, as well as cautionary guidance to offer.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to Vast and yourself.
John Price: I’m the CEO of Vast. We’re headquartered in Austin, Texas. We’ve been around for over 10 years. The company was founded in San Francisco by Naval Ravikant and Kevin Laws with first round funding from Clearstone and Leapfrog Ventures. I joined the company in 2007 and moved the company to Austin around 2010. We’ve been building out Big Data applications for automotive and real estate ever since. >>>