Engineering the Future of AI for the Enterprises
Friday September 10, 15:00 - 16:20 UTC
Recent advances in AI are starting to transform every aspect of our society from healthcare, manufacturing, environment, and beyond. Future of AI for enterprises will be engineered with success along three foundational dimensions. We will dive deeper along these dimensions - Automation of AI; Trust of AI; and Scaling of AI - and conclude with the opportunities and challenges of AI for businesses.
Bio: Dr. Ruchir Puri is the Chief Scientist of IBM Research, an IBM Fellow, and Vice-President of IBM Technical Community. He led IBM Watson as its CTO and Chief Architect from 2016-19 and has held various technical, research, and engineering leadership roles across IBM’s AI and Research businesses. Dr. Puri is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has been an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, and was awarded 2014 Asian American Engineer of the Year. Ruchir has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University, NY, and a visiting scientist at Stanford University, CA. He was honored with John Von-Neumann Chair at Institute of Discrete Mathematics at Bonn University, Germany. Dr. Puri is an inventor of over 70 United States patents and has authored over 100 scientific publications on software-hardware automation methods, microprocessor design, and optimization algorithms. He is the chair of AAAI-IAAI conference that focused on industrial applications of AI. Ruchir’s technical opinions on the adoption of AI by society and businesses have been featured across New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, IEEE spectrum among other.