SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BootstrapLabs, a leading venture capital firm focusing on Applied AI and based in Silicon Valley, announced today the 4th annual Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will be held in San Francisco on April 18, 2019.
The BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference (#AAI19) has grown to become one of the top AI events in the U.S. Mentioned in publications such as Forbes, TechCrunch and Fortune, and selected by Business Insider as one of the top 20 AI conferences to attend, the exclusive conference has brought together over 2,000 professionals and is considered by many AI leaders to be the best forum to learn, network and discover the latest Applied AI technologies.
The one-day conference will focus on the latest and future impacts of AI applications across a breadth of sectors including Transportation, Logistics, Healthcare, Energy, FinTech, the Future of Work, IoT and Cybersecurity.
The conference will take place in downtown San Francisco and will feature keynotes from Artificial Intelligence leaders who will share practical wisdom and methodologies on how to take advantage of AI's powerful potential. Past speakers include world-class technology leaders such as:
- Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture
- Steve Carlin, Chief Strategy Officer, SoftBank Robotics America,
- Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce
- Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum
- Karen Kerr, Executive Managing Director, GE Ventures
- Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer, Ayasdi
Many CTOs, CIOs and AI/ML experts from top tech companies like Facebook, Amazon, Uber, MasterCard, Unity, Airbnb, Linkedin, Intel, Samsung, Tesla, JP Morgan, Comcast, Microsoft, IBM, Walmart and many others, including top AI founders and government officials, have been participating during past conference editions.
"As Paul Daugherty, CTO at Accenture, stated this year during the conference 'AI is the alpha trend.' I think that he is right on the money and that AI might be the most disruptive technology humanity has created. At BootstrapLabs, we are fully focused on investing in the most talented entrepreneurs solving some of the world's biggest problems by applying AI," said Nicolai Wadstrom, founder and CEO, BootstrapLabs.
"AI is rapidly approaching human performance in basic comprehension and composition, which will greatly impact people, corporations and governments. Leaders around the world need to get involved now and join the conversation on Applied AI," said Ben Levy, co-founder at BootstrapLabs.
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