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MIT Enterprise Forum, Pan Arab Region invites you to its webinar

Ai and Startups: Use cases, Opportunities and Challenges

About this webinar

72% of over 6000 executives surveyed by Accenture said that their organizations seek to gain customer trust and confidence by being transparent in AI-based decisions and actions. AI startups are still mainly using Machine Learning (black box) algorithms in their solutions, where transparency will never be achieved. In this workshop "Ai and Startups: Use cases, Opportunities and Challenges", Dr. Teresa Escrig explains how integration of other AI technologies can provide Transparency and boost trust for stakeholders.

Dr. Escrig is an Artificial Intelligence expert with distinguished accomplishments in research and development of innovative AI products. Held a University tenure position and taught AI related topics at several universities inEurope and the USA. Led a research group on Cognitive Robotics. Published more than one hundred peer-review articles, four books, four patents, and received several awards including the best PhD award andthe National Prize on Science and Technology.

Founder and CEO of two startups in AI, developed four products from concept to delivery – “Cognitive Robot Navigation”, “Cognitive Vision System”, “DNA sequencing”, and “Transparent AutonomousVehicles” –. Recently, she held the role of AI global lead in Cognitive Computing & Computer Vision at Accenture. 

In her current role as Independent Consultant, she has the privilege of helping business owners to develop and implement a Safe AI roadmap; mentoring selected startups that want to include transparency in their AI products; and assisting investors who want to evaluate maturity, responsibility, and potential pitfalls of AI technologies included in business investments.

In her last book, “Safe A.I. - A blueprint for mid-market executives to harness the benefits of AI without the unintended consequences.”, she explains the very real potential negative impact of AI going wrong, and how to embrace responsible and safe AI. 


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    Teresa Escrig AI executive | Author of “Safe A.I.” | Technology leader | Public speaker

    Dr. Escrig is an Artificial Intelligence expert with distinguished accomplishments in research and development of innovative AI products. Held a University tenure position and taught AI related topics at several universities inEurope and the USA. Led a research group on Cognitive Robotics. Publis...

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    Mitef Pan Arab MIT Enterprise Forum, Pan Arab Region

MIT Enterprise Forum, Pan Arab Region

Founded in 2005, the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab is one of the 28 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum Global, an avid promoter of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. The MIT Enterprise Forum- Pan Arab has a proven record in promot...