Sat, Jun 01 | Computer History Museum

AI Commercialization: Trends & Challenges Semi-annual Conference
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AI Commercialization: Trends & Challenges

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2019, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

About The Event

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The rapid development of AI technologies has inspired new applications in a broad array of industries. This event will focus on current and future AI applications and the pathway to commercialization across different verticals, including finance, self-driving cars, robotics, education, etc. We are bringing the world-class AI experts to share their practical wisdom on how to apply AI to solve real life problems!

Keynote Speakers:

  • Invited Speaker, World-class expert in AI & Finance
  • Dileep George, Co-founder & CTO @ Vicarious AI; Former Co-founder and CTO @ Numenta
  • Tao Wang, Former Co-founder @
  • Yang Liu, Head of AI Lab @ Liulishuo (NYSE: LAIX), Former Associate Professor @ University of Texas at Dallas

Panel Speakers:

  • Ruslan Belkin, CTO @ NAUTO; Former VP of Engineering @ Salesforce & Twitter
  • Louay Eldada, CEO & Co-Founder @ Quanergy
  • Nalin Gupta, Co-founder of Autonomous Driving Division (Auro) @ Ridecell; Forbes 30 Under 30


1: 00 - 1: 30 Check-in & Networking

1: 30 - 1: 40 Welcome Message by Alex Ren

1: 40 - 2: 20 AI Modeling: From Speech/Language to Financial Markets by Invited Speaker

2: 20 - 3: 00 AI in Autonomous Driving: Challenges & Opportunities by Tao Wang

3: 00 - 3: 40 Language Processing in the Deep Learning Era by Yang Liu

3: 40 - 4: 00 Coffee Break

4: 00 - 4: 40 AI For The Robot Age by Dileep George

4: 40 - 5: 20 Panel Discussion: The Future of Transportation by Startup Founders (Ruslan Belkin, Louay Eldada, Nalin Gupta)

5: 20 - 6: 00 Mingle

Speaker Bio:

Invited Speaker

World-class expert in AI & Finance, one of the pioneers to apply deep learning in real-world applications.

    Dileep George , Co-founder and CTO @ Vicarious AI

    Dr. Dileep George is a leading AI/neuroscience researcher. He is the Co-founder and CTO of Vicarious, an AI company developing general intelligence for robots with a total funding of $138 million and backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and more. Dileep was previously co-founded Numenta with Jeff Hawkins (Founder of Palm Computing) and served as a research fellow at the Redwood Neuroscience Institute. Dileep has authored 22 patents and several influential papers on the mathematics of brain circuits.

    Tao Wang, Former Co-Founder @

    Tao Wang is a tech leader and entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in AI and robotics. He is among the first to apply deep learning to self-driving cars. He was the co-founder of, a Silicon Valley startup specializing in level 4 self-driving cars, and led the research and engineering team.

    Yang Liu , Head of AI Lab @ Liulishuo

    Dr. Yang Liu is the Head of AI Lab at Liulishuo (NYSE: LAIX), a leading AI-driven educational technology company offering personalized and adaptive language learning experience. Yang was also an associate professor at University of Texas at Dallas. She published over 140 peer-reviewed papers and won the NSF Career Award and Air Force Young Investigator Award. She previously conducted research in NLP/speech recognition at Google and Facebook.

    Ruslan Belkin , CTO @ Nauto

    Ruslan is currently the CTO of Nauto, an AI technology company that aims to improve the safety of commercial fleets today and the autonomous fleets of tomorrow. Nauto has raised $159 million in a Series B round led by Softbank and Reid Hoffman at Greylock. He was an early member of LinkedIn, also former VP of Engineering at Salesforce and Twitter.

    Louay Eldada , Co-founder and CEO of Quanergy

    Louay Eldada is CEO and co-founder of Quanergy Systems, Inc. , a Silicon Valley-based leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions that is best known within the automotive industry for its achievements in the development of solid-state LiDAR for the use of autonomous vehicles. Quanergy has raised a total funding of $135 million.

    Nalin Gupta , Co-founder of Auro (acquired by Ridecell)

    Nalin Gupta is the Co-founder of Auro Robotics (acquired by Ridecell in 2017), which is now the Autonomous Driving Division of Ridecell. Ridecell is an intelligent platform provider for car sharing, ride sharing and autonomous fleet management backed by BMW I Ventures, Cox Automotive and more. Nalin’s also featured as Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list for "Industry, Manufacturing & Energy".

    Ravi Puvvala , CEO of Savari

    Ravi is the CEO of Savari, an AI technology company provides solution in the connected vehicle market to improve mobility and safety. It is backed by SAIC Venture Capital and Aviva Ventures.


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