Mill Valley, CA | October 22 & 23, 2018

VB Summit 2018 Agenda

REGISTRATION  DESK  OPENS

2 pm 

Monday, October 22

5:15 pm 

RECEPTION  COCKTAILS  -  2nd Floor

Cocktails, food and networking

MAINSTAGE  SESSIONS

3 pm 

Fireside chats with speaker and moderator

Welcome Remarks

Matt Marshall, Founder & CEO

"AI in the Enterprise: Combining bullish enthusiasm with strategic investments"
Michal Locker, Managing Director, Deloitte & Vats Srivatsan, Head of Global Business Operations, Google Cloud 

Day 2

Tuesday, October 23

3 pm 

TITANS  IN  AI  PANEL

*Agenda subject to change*

CLOSING  COMMENTS

4 pm 


Thank you to all of our proud Sponsors 

AI  INNOVATION  SHOWCASE

3:30 pm 

LUNCH

12:15 pm 

Lunch On-site

MAINSTAGE  SESSIONS

1:30 pm 

Fireside chats with speaker and moderator

Boardroom reports

Facilitators present results from each Boardroom session

"AI transformation through acquisition"

Nikhil Raghavan, VP Product for Search and ML

"Create an AI labs division, and realize a 10x return"

Eric Haller, Executive VP & Global Head at Experian Data Labs and Ben Narasin, Venture Partner at NEA

11:15 am 

BOARDROOM  SESSIONS

Boardrooms feature the following topics:

BREAKFAST

8 am 

Breakfast and networking on-site

MAINSTAGE

9 am 

Fireside chats with speaker, moderator & all attendees

Welcome to day two 

Matt Marshall, Founder & CEO

"Forget building your AI project - Buy it off the shelf"

Dr. Andrew Siemion, Dir Berkeley  SETI Research Center 

Titans of AI discuss the top attendee submitted problems and their possible solutions through differing AI and machine learning. Five top will be presented to the panel. Each has 1 min. Titans then respond.

"Spanning the past, present and future of AI"

Dr. Brian Pierce, Director - Information Innovation Office

Facilitator: Susan Choe, Founder & Managing Partner, Catalyst Ventures

Chairs: John Damalas, Senior Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics, Walmart Inc; Miriam Daniel, VP, Echo & Alexa Devices, Amazon; Alex Stojanovic, VP of Applied Research, eBay

Facilitator: Pedro Alves, Founder & CEO, Ople

Chairs: Michael Butler, Director of Global eCommerce, Vmware,  Jairam Ranganathan, Director of Product, Uber, Sarah Aerni, Director of Data Science & Engineering, Salesforce

Facilitator: Zamir Lalji, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Chairs: Akhil Kuduvalli, Head of Product Groups, Search, UX & Personalization, Yelp; Jessica Lachs, Head of Analytics, Doordash; Nat Nataranjan, EVP & Chief Product Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Ancestry

Facilitator: Stewart Rogers, VentureBeat

Chairs: Jim Ducharme, VP of Identity Products, RSA; Inhi Cho Suh, General Manager, Customer Engagement, IBM Watson

Facilitator: Lauren Kunze, CEO, Pandorabots

Chairs: Sriram Gopalakrishnan, Senior Data Scientist, Trulia; Amir Khosrowshahi, VP & CTO, Intel AI; Sai Devulapalli, Global Head of Data Analytics Platform Portfolio & GTM @ Dell EMC

Facilitator: Morgan Lai, Investor, Foundation Capital

Chairs: Peter Chiang, VP of Global Digital Strategy and Transformation, MetLife; Pavan Arora, Chief AI Officer, Aramark; Jay Allardyce, Head of Corporate Development & Partnerships, Uptake

"Facebook accelerates research to production with the Py Torch 1.0 framework"

Joseph Spisak, Product Manager, Artificial Intelligence, Facebook

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CLOSING  PARTY

4:10 pm 

Amir Khosrowshahi, VP & CTO, Intel AI

Inhi Cho Suh, General Manager, Customer Engagement, IBM Watson

Venky Veeraraghavan, Group PM for Azure Cloud, Microsoft

Ram Ramanathan, Product Management Leader-Machine Learning, Facebook

Arif Janmohamed, Partner, Lightspeed Ventures