AI conference – part I – 4 12 2018

BootstrapLabs is pleased to announce that its annual Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will return for the third year on April 12, 2018 in San Francisco.

#AAI18 is a must-attend event for those involved or interested in the most current progress of AI technologies and products.

The one day conference brings together the brightest and most experienced professionals in the field of AI for an immersive day of learning, discussion, and connection. This year’s agenda will focus on the latest and future impact of AI applications and commercialization across a breadth of sectors, including Transportation, Healthcare, Finance, Future of Work and Cybersecurity.

Inviting world class perspectives from research, entrepreneurship, investing, and business transformation, the event aims to capture the deepest insights available in the AI landscape today. You’ll have access to practical wisdom and methodologies on how to take advantage of AI’s powerful potential. Plus, speakers and panelists will engage in a thought-provoking discourse about how AI is reshaping business, society, and life as we know it.

BootstrapLabs is a leading venture capital firm focused on Applied Artificial Intelligence in Silicon Valley. Leveraging an extensive community of professionals with deep domain expertise, BootstrapLabs stays at the forefront of the latest technology development, venture investment trends, and startup ecosystem evolution.

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9:00 am – 9:10 am | Welcome Message
Ben Levy, Co-founder, BootstrapLabs

9:10 am – 9:35 am | Opening Keynote: Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

9:35 am – 10:05 am | Panel: Enterprise AI Applications and the Future of Work
Moderator: Andrew Salzman, Partner, Chasm Group


Igor Jablokov, Founder and CEO, Pryon Inc
Matt Swanson, CEO, Augment
Nisha Talagala, Chief Technology Officer at ParallelM
Sabrina Atienza, Founder,
10:05 am – 10:25 am | Keynote: AutoML: The Future of Machine Learning
Alex Holub, Founder, Vidora

10:25 am – 10:50 am | Keynote + Fireside Chat: Death of Moore’s Law

Tom Campbell, Founder & President, FutureGrasp, LLC
Madhav Thattai, Chief Operating Officer, Rigetti Computing
Sateesh Kumar, Founder, Pathtronic
10:50 am – 11:15 am | Coffee Break
11:15 am – 11:45 am | Panel: Industrial & Manufacturing AI Applications
Moderator: Macario Namie, Head of IoT Strategy at Cisco


Karen Kerr, Executive Managing Director, GE Ventures
George Mathew, CEO, Kespry
Matt Man, Founder,
Ramya Ravichandar, Director Product Management at FogHorn Systems, Inc
11:45 am – 12:10 pm | Keynote + Fireside Chat: How AI shapes the future of our energy system

Thomas Birr, SVP Innovation & Business Transformation, innogy
Stephen Comello, Director, Sustainable Energy Initiative, Stanford
Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder and CEO, BootstrapLabs
12:10 pm – 12:35 pm | Panel: Applied AI and Cybersecurity – Making the enterprise more secure
Moderator: Debra J. Farber, Data Privacy & Security Advisor


Will Summerlin, Founder, Pinn Technologies
Chris Merz, VP Security & Decision Products, Mastercard
Sean Kanuck, Director of Cyber, Space and Future Conflict, IIS