Episode 3, Ft. Boyd Davis

December 2016
In the 3rd episode of AITV, Jack Porter (CEO) and Dr. Nandu Nandakumar (CTO) of Razorthink discuss the latest news in Artificial Intelligence. The two discuss their thoughts on the collaboration of Google's DeepMind and StarCraft and also the teaming up of Open AI and Microsoft and their new “Friendly AI” chatbots. Other Conversational AI’s are also discussed, including MindMeld, Alexa, and Electric AI. Boyd Davis, CEO of Kogentix, stops by for an interview to discuss the Automated Machine Learning Platform they provide and his thought on where Artificial Intelligence is headed next. To wrap up the show, Dr. Nandu Nandakumar gives a lesson on Convolutional Networks and how this is the workhorse of Deep Learning, in this month's segment of “A Deep Dive with Nandu”.



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dr. nandu nandakumar

CTO, Razorthink.Inc

Dr. Nandu Nandakumar has over 20 years of experience in analytics and artificial intelligence. He holds a PhD from Carnegie Mellon and has extensive experience in a variety of industries, ranging from pharmaceuticals to manufacturing and energy. He has been the CTO for multiple companies in the analytics space. Dr. Nandakumar is passionate about melding complex technologies to create elegant solutions. He works closely with a number of startups and early stage companies in an advisory role, specifically in the intelligent systems space.

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jack porter

CEO, Razorthink.Inc

Jack Porter is a serial entrepreneur, successfully exiting six acquisitions and two IPOs during his career. He has gained over 30 years of experience working in technology startups with extensive expertise in supercomputers, sophisticated analytics and advanced mathematics. He has applied his work in several vertical industries such as financial services, pharmaceuticals and technology. Porter has published three books on technology innovation, often speaks at conferences and trade events, and has written for magazines such as Infoworld, CIO Magazine and eWeek. Porter has also mentored many startups, several that went on to be very successful.