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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Socialbakers CEO, Yuval Ben-Itzhak (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Mar 14th 2019

Yuval has been in the Content Marketing industry for a long time and has very specific insights on that industry’s evolution in the age of AI.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to Socialbakers and to yourself.

Yuval Ben-Itzhak: I’m the Chief Executive Officer of Socialbakers. We’re a marketing tech company providing marketing platform around social media. We power that with AI and machine learning to help marketers grow and engage with their audience.

Sramana Mitra: What kind of customers do you like to work for? What customers are the best suited target to your audience? >>>

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Man and Superman: Augmentation of the Human Brain

Posted on Friday, Jan 18th 2019

As automation devastates the fundamental economic model of the human civilization, we are faced with the option of augmenting the human brain such that ALL unskilled, low-IQ humans become upgraded.

I wrote on this topic last year: Man and Superman: Can Displaced Blue Collar Workers Become Doctors?

Since then, Elon Musk has made public statements about Neuralink, his venture to connect the human brain to computers.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Michel Morvan, Co-Founder of Cosmo Tech (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 18th 2018

This is a dense discussion on decision support systems capable of handling complex problems. Requires technical knowledge to follow.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our readers to yourself and to Cosmo Tech.

Michel Morvan: I’m the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Cosmo Tech. We are a technology company. We create software to help decision makers make decisions in the most complex environment and being able to forecast the impact of the decision on their business. We do that mainly by using very sophisticated modelling and simulation tools. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Matthew Sappern, CEO of PeriGen (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Dec 13th 2018

I have been talking about the applications of AI on Healthcare IT problems. Here is a great case study.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as PeriGen to our audience.

Matthew Sappern: I’m the CEO of of PeriGen. PeriGen is a software developer. We make software as a medical device. We’re FDA-cleared. Our primary goal is to build software that helps clinicians prevent adverse outcomes in childbirth, which is a pretty important task.

Sramana Mitra: Double-click down on that and explain what exactly are we talking about. Give us a use case and talk us through how this works. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Grant Ingersoll, CTO of Lucidworks (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Nov 29th 2018

A fantastic discussion on the future of search, virtual concierges, and so on.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to the company.

Grant Ingersoll: I’m the CTO and Co-Founder of Lucidworks. I have a background in search, machine learning, and natural language processing. I have been a long-time contributor to the Apache Solar and Apache Lucene search engine projects, which are both open sourced. Then I also wrote a book called Taming Text. We’re focused on solving key problems for people on the customer experience side.

On the retail side, we focus really on how we can help users or consumers, both pre and post sales, to find and engage with companies and their >>>

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How an IT Services Startup Wants to Disrupt Itself in the AI Era: Sanjay Jupudi, CEO of Qentelli (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 26th 2018

AI will disrupt outsourcing services companies in a very big way. We talk to Sanjay on how he plans to prepare.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s go back to the very beginning of your personal journey. Tell me where you’re from, where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background. Since this is a co-founder story, it would be great if you could also bring a little bit of Prasanna’s story.

Sanjay Jupudi: I’m from India.

Sramana Mitra: What part of India? >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Ankit Jain of Gradient Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Oct 19th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Ankit Jain was recorded in May 2018.

Ankit Jain is Founding Partner at Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI venture fund.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s introduce you to our audience. Tell us about yourself a bit and introduce us to Gradient Ventures. What is the focus of the fund? How big is the fund?

Ankit Jain: Gradient Ventures is Google’s AI-focused early-stage venture fund. We invest $1 million to $10 million in companies that >>>

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October 11 – How To Get AI Startups Off The Ground

Posted on Friday, Oct 5th 2018

AI and Machine Learning startups often face a fair amount of engineering and data challenges, which tends to make it expensive to build the product. It is difficult to build such a company as a lean startup. A natural question that comes to mind is how to get such startups off the ground? This question along with other similar questions will be addressed by speaker Sramana Mitra during this event. Come prepared with your questions and REGISTER HERE.

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