Artificial Intelligence: After 60 Years in the Making, AI is now... Everywhere.

April 26, 2018

Tupelo SF
1337 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA

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From playing your music and buying everyday needs…to writing love letters…to picking your March Madness pools…to understanding how to reach your target audience more efficiently…Artificial Intelligence affects numerous aspects of our everyday lives!

 

Join us on April 26th as we explore the pervasiveness of this new technology.  Hear from industry experts on the numerous ways machine learning is helping make things like televisions, music players and smartphone cameras just a bit smarter.  AI is supposed to be dynamic enough to learn your preferences and adjust accordingly…come find out just how smart machine learning really is!

 

This will be a fun night of cocktails, conversations and companions at the first sfBIG Content After Dark event of 2018!


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Loren McDonald
Speaker Loren McDonald
Marketing, Digital Marketing Agency Channel IBM Watson Marketing   McDonald’s role at IBM is to educate marketers and agency executives on digital marketing best practices and emerging trends including the application and impact of AI and machine learning. He has written more than 500 articles and delivered more than 300 ...

Marketing, Digital Marketing Agency Channel


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McDonald’s role at IBM is to educate marketers and agency executives on digital marketing best practices and emerging trends including the application and impact of AI and machine learning. He has written more than 500 articles and delivered more than 300 webinars and presentations around the world. McDonald has 33+ years of experience as a consultant, marketing executive and thought leader at companies including Arthur Andersen, USWeb/CKS, EmailLabs, Lyris, Silverpop and IBM.

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Speaker: Pierre Garrigues - Senior Director, Research at Oath
Speaker Pierre Garrigues - Senior Director, Research at Oath
Pierre Garrigues is a Senior Director of Research at Oath. He leads a team of scientists and engineers focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence, with primary applications in computer vision and natural language processing. His work has been deployed in Yahoo products such as Flickr, Tumblr, or Yahoo Mail. ...

Pierre Garrigues is a Senior Director of Research at Oath. He leads a team of scientists and engineers focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence, with primary applications in computer vision and natural language processing. His work has been deployed in Yahoo products such as Flickr, Tumblr, or Yahoo Mail. Prior to Yahoo he co-founded IQ Engines, a startup that developed image recognition APIs and was acquired by Yahoo in 2013. He received an engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique in France in 2003, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 2009.

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Speaker: Steve Moore - VP, West Coast Sales at AdTheorent
Speaker Steve Moore - VP, West Coast Sales at AdTheorent
Steve Moore is the Vice President of West Coast Advertising Sales at AdTheorent, a machine learning-powered predictive advertising company that offers technologies and solutions for intelligent predictive audience targeting.  In this role, Steve is responsible for the overall West Coast sales strategy direction, West Coast ad revenue and sales executive ...

Steve Moore is the Vice President of West Coast Advertising Sales at AdTheorent, a machine learning-powered predictive advertising company that offers technologies and solutions for intelligent predictive audience targeting. 


In this role, Steve is responsible for the overall West Coast sales strategy direction, West Coast ad revenue and sales executive staffing across 4 offices.  Steve guides and mentors the activity of 9 sales professionals and has scaled revenue 400% in four years.


Before joining AdTheorent, Steve held sales leadership positions at Live Nation, SAY Media, MOG Music and Business Week, and was a salesperson at Golf Magazine for 10-years.  Prior to arriving on the sales side, Steve spent eight years on the ad agency side, supervising Tier 2 business in support of Audi, Volkswagen and Buick.


Steve is a graduate of Indiana University and lives in Woodland Hills, CA. with his wife of 25 years and their two girls.

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Speaker: Lauren Kunze - CEO, Pandorabots
Speaker Lauren Kunze - CEO, Pandorabots
Lauren Kunze is CEO of Pandorabots, the world’s leading platform for building and deploying chatbots. She built her first chatbot at age fifteen and is a leading expert on building chatbots and their role in the larger AI industry.Pandorabots is the world's leading platform for building and deploying artificially intelligent ...

Lauren Kunze is CEO of Pandorabots, the world’s leading platform for building and deploying chatbots. She built her first chatbot at age fifteen and is a leading expert on building chatbots and their role in the larger AI industry.Pandorabots is the world's leading platform for building and deploying artificially intelligent chatbots. Over 235,000 registered developers have built close to 300,000 chatbots in almost every natural language. These bots have chatted with end-users more than 3 billion times and counting on a variety of channels including web, mobile, hardware robots and home hubs, and popular messaging platforms like Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Kik, Line, and Slack.

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Speaker: (Moderator) Sarah Luger - Sr. Natural Language Processing Architect at EmployeeChannel Inc.
Speaker (Moderator) Sarah Luger - Sr. Natural Language Processing Architect at EmployeeChannel Inc.
Sarah is Senior Natural Language Processing Architect at EmployeeChannel Inc. She leads a team of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing (NLP) engineers with primary applications in sentiment analysis, search, and topic identification. She received her Masters and PhD in Informatics (Computer Science) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland where ...



Sarah is Senior Natural Language Processing Architect at EmployeeChannel Inc. She leads a team of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing (NLP) engineers with primary applications in sentiment analysis, search, and topic identification. She received her Masters and PhD in Informatics (Computer Science) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland where her research focus was on question answering using Natural Language Processing. During her time as a researcher in Edinburgh she published on a range of topics including using NLP to identify similar anatomies in model species and question generation for secondary school science exams. She has worked on NLP tasks at IBM Watson and run engineering and research teams at numerous startups. She is active in the human computation research community and believes great AI/NLP innovations are always a mixture of art and science. 


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Date and Time

Thu, April 26, 2018

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Location

Tupelo SF

1337 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA

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Tupelo SF

1337 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA