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Wednesday, November 16 • 14:30 - 15:20
Crossing the AI Chasm - Simon Chan, Salesforce

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Building an end-to-end A.I. application and deploying it in production environments is tremendously more complicated than simply doing algorithm modeling in a lab. Many companies, despite having invested heavily in A.I. research, face the challenge of bringing seemingly impressive research results into reality. Inspired by the well-known ÛÏCrossing the ChasmÛ theory in the startup community, Simon will systematically analyze this particular problem of bridging the gap between multiple steps to bring A.I. into real applications.

With years of experience in building an open-source AI dev platform, Simon will walk through how the team and the community navigated the end-to-end machine learning application development journey.


Simon Chan

Senior Director, Salesforce
Simon Chan is an open-source product innovator, with 13 years of tech management experience in various countries. He is the founder and former CEO of the company that created PredictionIO - currently ranked on Github as the most popular Spark-based machine learning OSS project in the world. PredictionIO company is acquired by Salesforce in 2016 and the open-source product has been accepted by ASF as Apache PredictionIO (incubating). Simon is... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 14:30 - 15:20
Giralda VI/VII

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