CAA New Jersey | Fall Lecture Series Dinner

Glen Ridge, NJ
A Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Virtual Reality We cordially invite you to join us on October 11th in Glen Ridge, NJ for our next Fall Lecture Series event featuring a panel of brilliant minds. Panel Topic: "The Impact of Artificial Intelligence + Big Data + Virtual/Augmented Reality On Our Every Day Lives" Listen and engage with our panel of experts as they discuss their varying experiences working with startups, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IBM's Watson, Google VR, big data, YouTube, privacy issues and more. Enjoy delicious passed hors d’oeuvres and an open bar overlooking the beautiful Glen Ridge country club golf course with views of New York City in the distance. Panelist: Bruce Molloy | AI Luminary, Inventor & Strategy Consultant Bruce is a visionary, inventor and a strategic consultant in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Space with twenty-five years of Industry Experience. He co-founded two AI/Machine learning companies (Molloy Group/Serviceware and Connotate Technologies) with a successful IPO and an exit. He has invented and patented a “System and Method for Representing and Retrieving Knowledge in an Adaptive Cognitive Network”. Co-created many award-winning products then sold, negotiated and closed 6 and 7 figure deals with companies like Goldman Sachs, GE, AT&T, Reuters, Bloomberg, Accenture, Morgan Stanley, Hewlett Packard, Novartis, Dow Jones, Reuters and T-Mobile. Products include: web-based, data collection system based on machine-learning and intelligent software agents; intelligent help desk based on cognitive processing, AI knowledge engine, PC communications application, AI hiring evaluation system; product awards included “Product Of The Year” and “One To Watch”. His expertise is sought after by large corporations as well as startups needing help in In Digital Transformation, M&A, Growth Acceleration, Product Strategy and Business Development. Bruce has a BA in Music and Physics from Columbia University. Bridges Management and AI This new era of Data and AI threatens to create a deep divide between companies that use Data and AI, and those that do not. To help companies succeed we have formed a group of AI/Data experts to provide strategy, planning, and implementation. Importantly, our experts have deep subject matter expertise in their given industries. James Fan | PhD, AI Entrepreneur & Former IBM Watson Pioneer Dr. James Fan is the CEO & co-founder of HelloVera.ai, the premier AI solution to customer service. As the premier provider of AI solutions to customer service industry, the HelloVera.ai technology can diagnose and resolve consumers issues, help human agent increasing productivity and produce deep insights to customer concerns to improve the products and services of enterprises. Before that Dr. Fan was a co-creator of Watson Question Answering System which beat the greatest human Jeopardy! players of all time. Winner of the prestigious AAAI Feigenbaum Prize as part of the Watson team. It was featured in New York Times as one of the biggest AI success stories. Dr. Fan has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and he is the author/co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed papers and a dozen patents. Dr. Fan was an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University and taught "Deep Learning for Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing" with Professor Liangliang Cao. Mayur Saxena | PhD, Healthcare AI Entrepreneur Falling-binary-numbers.png Mayur is finishing his Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University where he co-founded Ardent Cell Technologies, a cell therapeutics company which came out of several years of research at Columbia University. Ardent offers an innovative approach towards weight loss and diabetes, to be tested in its first in-human trials. Before joining Columbia he worked at Boston Consulting Group