How AI and Machine Learning are transforming industries forever

How AI and Machine Learning are transforming industries forever
Date and Time
12:30pm — 2:00pm
Gilbert+Tobin Lv 35, Tower 2 International Towers 200 Barangaroo Ave Barangaroo (Entrance via Shipwright Walk)

The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce is delighted to extend an invitation to you and your colleagues to the Chamber’s AI/Machine Learning briefing.

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is transforming business and will potentially help find answers to some of humanity’s most pressing challenges. However, as with any technology, we need to consider its ethical and responsible use, the risks as well as the plethora of opportunities.

Our panelists include:

Daniel Petre, Investor and Philanthropist, AirTree Ventures. Daniel has been at the forefront of the technology industry in Australia for more than 25 years. Currently he is a founding partner at AirTree Ventures (a technologyfocused venture capital company). Prior to Airtree Ventures he was the Founding Chairman of netus (a technology investment company acquired by Fairfax Media in 2013) and prior to this role he founded Australia’s largest internet investment company, ecorp, (a subsidiary of PBL Publishing and Broadcasting Limited).

Wyatt Roy, Managing Director, Australia, Afiniti. Wyatt heads up the Afiniti Australia team and is responsible for Afiniti’s expansion into Australia. Prior to joining Afiniti, Wyatt served in the Australian House of Representatives and as Australia’s first Minister for Innovation. At age 20, he was the youngest person elected to the Australian Parliament at 25, he was the youngest Minister in the history of the Commonwealth.

Dr Catriona Wallace, CEO & Founder of high-profile FinTech and ASX Listed company Flamingo Customer Experience Inc., which provides a Cognitive Virtual Assistant (Artificial Intelligence) called ‘ROSIE’ that helps Financial Services companies across the world improve online sales conversion rates and the better servicing of customers. Based in NYC and Sydney, Dr Catriona Wallace is one of the world’s most cited experts on the Future of Customer Experience, Artificial Intelligence and Bot Strategy. Flamingo is also the second only woman CEO and woman Chair led business ever to list on the ASX. It is also one of the only AI companies listed in Australia. The company has also recently been successful in entering the Asian market.

Sagie (Sergey) Davidovich, CEO, SparkBeyond. SparkBeyond was founded by Artificial Intelligence visionaries and Machine Learning Israeli experts in 2013. Its vision is to harness humanity’s collective intelligence to solve the world’s toughest problems. They combine state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technology with large-scale computing to accelerate breakthroughs that are hidden in the data.SparkBeyond has built an AIpowered research engine, capable of finding complex patterns in data by understanding their meaning. Operating at the intersection of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence fields, their Machine Learning technology is so ground-breaking that it’s been referred to as science fiction on multiple occasions. SparkBeyond Discovery Platform is being used by Fortune 500 companies in the Finance, Manufacturing, Life-Sciences, Energy, e-Commerce, Internet and Healthcare industries.

Moderated by Ian Gardiner, Head of Startup Ecosystem (Aus/NZ), Amazon Web Services. Ian is a technology entrepreneur working to grow the technology startup ecosystem in Australia and New Zealand as part of Amazon Web Services.He also co-founded and helps to run Innovation Bay, a networking and angel investment group for technology startups.In 2009 Ian won the NSW Pearcey award for Technology Entrepreneur of the Year.

Please book as soon as possible, as this event is only open to a limited number of guests.

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