AI Trends and Investments in 2017 Moderator: John Mannes, Writer, TechCrunch Speakers: Adam Goldberg, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners Scott Frederick, Partner, NEA Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder & CEO, Paxata Chris Nicholson, Co-Founder, Skymind
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Jack Romero is a go-getter with a strong determination for success. Having arrived to UK with no more than 90 pounds in his pockets, his tired less devotion enabled him to secure a pilot’s license and start an international airline from scratch at Heathrow Airport, London. This achievement got him the prestigious Queen’s Award for Business Enterprise in 2004. The Airline has been sold for 30 million pounds and is a true testament to the power of believing in oneself. Furthermore, Jack has developed a number of successful businesses and is a lecturer at universities for air transport management and international business development. He now shares his motivational story to audiences around the world. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx Jack Romero is a go-getter with a strong determination for success. Having arrived to UK with no more than 90 pounds in his pockets, his tired less devotion enabled him to secure a pilot’s license and start an international airline from scratch at Heathrow Airport, London. This achievement got him the prestigious Queen’s Award for Business Enterprise in 2004. The Airline has been sold for 30 million pounds and is a true testament to the power of believing in oneself. Furthermore, Jack has developed a number of successful businesses and is a lecturer at universities for air transport management and international business development. He now shares his motivational story to audiences around [More]
Gary Marcus, CEO at Geometric Intelligence, presented at FirstMark’s Data Driven NYC on January 19, 2016. Marcus’ talk focused on ways A.I. is stuck. Geometric Intelligence is redefining the boundaries of machine learning through innovative, patent-pending techniques that learn more efficiently from less data. Data Driven NYC is a monthly event covering Big Data and data-driven products and startups, hosted by Matt Turck, partner at FirstMark. FirstMark is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Find out more about Data Driven NYC at http://datadrivennyc.com and FirstMark Capital at http://firstmarkcap.com.