WHO’S SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AI? OUR SPEAKERS

MEET THE WORLD’S BRIGHTEST AI BRAINS

We’re climbing exponential mountains and crossing deep-learning valleys to find 140 of the brightest AI brains on the planet for the World Summit AI stage!

We are known for having the best of the best speakers on stage, with 140 experts speaking last year from Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Alibaba, Tencent, Google, Intel, NASA, Uber, IBM Watson and so many more.

This year we are setting ourselves the task of making the content even better and we can’t wait for you to experience it.

140 OF THE WORLD'S TOP AI BRAINS WILL SPEAK

BARONESS MARTHA LANE FOX

Founder and Executive Chair & Co-Founder

Doteveryone and Lastminute.com

BARONESS MARTHA LANE FOX

Founder and Executive Chair & Co-Founder

Doteveryone and Lastminute.com

Martha is founder and executive chair of Doteveryone.org.uk, a charity fighting for a fairer internet.

 

Martha became a crossbench peer in the UK House of Lords in March 2013. In 2017 she was appointed a member of the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy. In March 2014 she was appointed Chancellor of the Open University. From 2009 to 2013 Martha was Digital Champion for the UK and helped to create the GovernmentDigital Service – this team launched gov.uk transforming government service delivery.

 

Martha co- founded and chairs LuckyVoice, revolutionising the karaoke industry. She is a non executive director of Twitter, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Scale Up Institute.

 

Martha is a Patron of AbilityNet, Reprieve, Camfed and Just for Kids Law. In 2013 Martha was awarded a CBE. In 1998, she co-founded Europe’s largest travel and leisure website, lastminute.com with Brent Hoberman. They took it public in 2000 and sold it in 2005.

STEVE CHIEN

Head of Artificial Intelligence Group, JPL

NASA

STEVE CHIEN

Head of Artificial Intelligence Group, JPL

NASA

FRANCESCA ROSSI

AI Ethics Global Leader & Professor of Computer Science

IBM Research & University of Padova

FRANCESCA ROSSI

AI Ethics Global Leader & Professor of Computer Science

IBM Research & University of Padova

HUW PRICE

Academic Director and Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

HUW PRICE

Academic Director and Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

DR. LUCIAN GHEORGHE

Senior Innovation Researcher, Nissan Research Centre

Nissan

DR. LUCIAN GHEORGHE

Senior Innovation Researcher, Nissan Research Centre

Nissan

DR. PATRICIA FLORISSI

VP & Global CTO

Dell

DR. PATRICIA FLORISSI

VP & Global CTO

Dell

MIKHAIL PARAKHIN

CTO

Yandex

MIKHAIL PARAKHIN

CTO

Yandex

DANNY LANGE

VP of AI and Machine Learning

Unity Technologies

DANNY LANGE

VP of AI and Machine Learning

Unity Technologies

ADRIEN GAIDON

Machine Learning Lead

Toyota Research Institute

ADRIEN GAIDON

Machine Learning Lead

Toyota Research Institute

RAJ RAJKUMAR

George Westinghouse Professor & Co-Director, General Motors-CMU Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab

Carnegie Mellon University & General Motors

RAJ RAJKUMAR

George Westinghouse Professor & Co-Director, General Motors-CMU Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab

Carnegie Mellon University & General Motors

BING SONG

Director

The Berggruen Institute China Center

BING SONG

Director

The Berggruen Institute China Center

JONNIE PENN

Policy Fellow & AI Researcher

Google Technology & University of Cambridge

JONNIE PENN

Policy Fellow & AI Researcher

Google Technology & University of Cambridge

KAY FIRTH-BUTTERFIELD

Project Head, AI and ML

World Economic Forum

KAY FIRTH-BUTTERFIELD

Project Head, AI and ML

World Economic Forum

EWOUT BOLHUIS

Director of Innovation

Deloitte Nederland

EWOUT BOLHUIS

Director of Innovation

Deloitte Nederland

AMANDEEP SINGH GILL

Ambassador of India & Chair, Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)

United Nations

AMANDEEP SINGH GILL

Ambassador of India & Chair, Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)

United Nations

SIDHARTH BALAKRISHNA

Executive Board Director

Essel Group

SIDHARTH BALAKRISHNA

Executive Board Director

Essel Group

CHRISTOPH AUER WELSBACH

Partner

IBM Ventures

CHRISTOPH AUER WELSBACH

Partner

IBM Ventures

WENDELL WALLACH

Consultant, Ethicist, and Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Yale University

WENDELL WALLACH

Consultant, Ethicist, and Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Yale University

ANJA KASPERSEN

Director, Office for Disarmament Affairs

United Nations

ANJA KASPERSEN

Director, Office for Disarmament Affairs

United Nations

JOANNA BRYSON

Associate Professor

University of Bath

JOANNA BRYSON

Associate Professor

University of Bath

VIRGINIA DIGNUM

Associate Professor Social Artificial Intelligence

Delft University of Technology

VIRGINIA DIGNUM

Associate Professor Social Artificial Intelligence

Delft University of Technology

KATE DEVLIN

Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing

Goldsmiths, University of London

KATE DEVLIN

Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing

Goldsmiths, University of London

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

DR. CHRISTOPHER MARKOU

Faculty of Law

The University of Cambridge

DR. CHRISTOPHER MARKOU

Faculty of Law

The University of Cambridge

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

MIKE REINER

Co-Founder

City.AI

MIKE REINER

Co-Founder

City.AI

KUMARDEV CHATTERJEE

CEO

Unmanned Life

KUMARDEV CHATTERJEE

CEO

Unmanned Life

ANDY PEART

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Artificial Solutions

ANDY PEART

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Artificial Solutions

CIARA BYRNE

Tech Journalist

CIARA BYRNE

Tech Journalist

CHRISTINA TAYLOR

Senior Partner

Creaholic

CHRISTINA TAYLOR

Senior Partner

Creaholic

SPEAKERS 2017

YANN LECUN

Director of AI Research and Silver Professor

Facebook & New York University

YANN LECUN

Director of AI Research and Silver Professor

Facebook & New York University

STUART RUSSELL

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of California, Berkeley

STUART RUSSELL

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of California, Berkeley

ROB HIGH

VP, IBM & CTO

IBM Watson

ROB HIGH

VP, IBM & CTO

IBM Watson

RALF HERBRICH

Director of Machine Learning

Amazon

RALF HERBRICH

Director of Machine Learning

Amazon

XIAN-SHENG HUA

Distinguished Engineer/VP & Deputy MD of AI

Alibaba

XIAN-SHENG HUA

Distinguished Engineer/VP & Deputy MD of AI

Alibaba

MEREDITH WHITTAKER

Co-Founder

AI Now Institute, New York University

MEREDITH WHITTAKER

Co-Founder

AI Now Institute, New York University

ZHANG TONG

Executive Director of AI Lab

Tencent

ZHANG TONG

Executive Director of AI Lab

Tencent

WENDY HALL

Professor of Computer Science

University of Southampton

WENDY HALL

Professor of Computer Science

University of Southampton

GARY MARCUS

Professor of Psychology and Neural Science

New York University

GARY MARCUS

Professor of Psychology and Neural Science

New York University

RUSLAN SALAKHUTDIN-OV

Director of AI Research & Associate Professor in Machine Learning

Apple & Carnegie Mellon University

RUSLAN SALAKHUTDIN-OV

Director of AI Research & Associate Professor in Machine Learning

Apple & Carnegie Mellon University

ZOUBIN GHAHRAMANI

Chief Scientist & Professor

Uber & University of Cambridge

ZOUBIN GHAHRAMANI

Chief Scientist & Professor

Uber & University of Cambridge

STEVE CHIEN

Head of Artificial Intelligence Group

JPL, NASA

STEVE CHIEN

Head of Artificial Intelligence Group

JPL, NASA

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