Director at Panasonic, leading its Global Digital & AI Technology Center. His organization provides the bridge between leading-edge technologies and customer solutions through the business divisions. A veteran exec at Panasonic, Kutsumi-san is a senior leader in the CTO organization, bringing to market innovative products from autonomous robots to AI-based predictive maintenance.
Chief Data Scientist at Petronas. He leads advanced Oil & Gas analytics initiatives at Petronas to transform & deliver value across the group. Earlier, at Tata Steel, Dr. Sambasivam led the development of the Analytics CoE, shaping large digital transformation programs. Dr. Sambasivam holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering, IIT and a PhD in Fluid Mechanics, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.
Head, Industrial AI at Hitachi, co-leads the Hitachi Global AI CoE & is Deputy GM for Hitachi AI Research Center. Dr. Gupta leads the strongest team of DS, architects & devs to build fundamental horizontal Industrial AI technologies & vertical solutions for mobility, manufacturing, mining, energy management systems, and industrial analytics. He has a Ph.D. in Maths, M.S. in CS & ChemE from UIC.
VP of Digital Platforms at WESCO (formerly Westinghouse). Mr. Mereby has led global incubation & expansion of connected products & cloud-based industrial applications. He has led acquisitions of AI companies, managed sales/distribution strategies & policies. He has identified and forged strategic partnerships and managed relationships with other Fortune 500 companies.
Co-founding General Partner, Bloomberg Beta, a highly successful early-stage venture capital firm with a soul, based in Silicon Valley. Bloomberg Beta invests funds from a single LP: the billionaire Mayor Bloomberg. Mr. Cham is a thought leader in the future of AI and its business models. He earned his BS CS from Harvard and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
CEO of Aitomatic, a Knowledge-First ML company. He works with leading industrial companies like Panasonic and Tesla to help get fish from ocean to table, make efficient batteries for EVs, and keep cars safe. Dr. Nguyen was president of Arimo-Panasonic, eng. director at Google, and prof. of ECE at HKUST. He earned his BS from UC Berkeley, and MS & PhD from Stanford.
CEO of VinAI, on a mission to make machines better understand humans. He was at Google DeepMind, Adobe Research, Nuance NLU Lab after ten years at the AI Center, SRI International. Dr. Bui led a multi-institution research team that developed the probabilistic inference technology for the CALO project. He was assoc prof at Curtin University, Australia, & earned a PhD in CS.
Product Manager for AI engineering at Cold Chain Solutions Company, Panasonic. Dr. Miyazaki has been leading a wide range of development of industrial AI solutions including predictive maintenance, demand forecasting, control optimization, and product life estimation. He earned his MS degree in information technology from CMU and PhD from the University of Tokyo.
Chief AI Officer, FPT Software. Prior, he was an AI Researcher at Hitachi Central Research Laboratory (Japan), where he obtained 8 patents and was named among Hitachi’s Top 50 young inventors. He was also Director of Data Science and AI Division at Tokyo Techies, and Hitachi’s representative and Visiting Researcher at Mila. He earned his MS from CMU and PhD from the University of Tokyo.
CEO & Co-Founder, OhmniLabs, a 3D-Printed AI Robotics company. Dr. Vu previously founded Katango which was acquired by Google. An Assistant Professor at John Von Neumann Institute of Vietnam National University, he has deep expertise in game theory, machine learning, tournament design and multi-agent systems. He earned his BS in CS from CMU, and a PhD from Stanford.
AI Solution Group Manager, Panasonic Digital & AI Development Center. He was MD of Panasonic R&D Company of America. He was awarded the Takagi Award from the Image Sensing Technology Research Society for his work on Panasonic’s DFD technology, and the Technical Award from the Photographic Society of Japan. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in EE from the University of Tokyo.
Data scientist at Cold-Chain Solutions, Panasonic, working on data analytics & AI solutions for industries. She leads the development of anomaly detection systems for cold-chain equipment. Ms. Chiewvanichakorn received her MS degree in Informatics from Kyoto University, Japan, where her research focused on neural networks and mixed-integer linear programming for chemo-informatics.
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