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Artificial Intelligence is transforming the future

  • Oshman Family JCC 3921 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA, 94303 United States (map)

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is progressing at an incredible rate. It's no secret that artificial intelligence is radically changing the world. Some experts have predicted that up to 40% of current jobs will be replaced by new innovations within the next few years. Should Americans embrace this? If so, how?

Artificial Intelligence AmBAR/JHTC event - learning, inspiration, and networking. Don't miss the opportunity to learn from AI experts, business leaders, and politicians about AI's impact on modern workers.

Our Speakers:

Barak Turovsky, Director of Product, Google AI Google, Inc.
Barak is responsible for product management and user experience for Google Translate and Natural Language Understanding within Google AI team. Barak focuses on applying cutting edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies to deliver magical experiences across Google Search, Assistant, Cloud, Chrome, Ads and other products. Previously, Barak spent 2 years as a product leader within Google Wallet team.
Prior to joining Google in 2011, Barak was Director of Product in Microsoft’s Mobile Advertising, Head of Mobile Commerce at PayPal and Chief Technical Officer in an Israeli start up. He lived more than 10 years in 3 different countries (Russia, Israel and the US) and fluently speaks three languages.
Barak earned a Bachelor’s of Laws degree from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas Kehler, Technology pioneer in AI, eCommerce, and social marketing. Serial Entrepreneur.
Tom was the CEO of the first AI company to go public in the US, he has taken another AI company public, and is current the chief scientist of CrowdSmart - a startup itself that uses AI augmented by human intelligence to predict which startups will scale and grow. He has vast institutional knowledge of AI.

Ge Wang, Associate Professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Ge Wang specializes in the art of computer music design — researching programming languages and interactive software design for music, interaction design, expressive mobile music, new performance ensembles (laptop orchestra and mobile phone orchestra), human-computer interaction, visualization (sndpeek), music game design, aesthetics of technology-mediated design, and methodologies for education at the intersection of art, engineering, and design.

Ge is the author and chief architect of the ChucK music programming language, and the founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk), and co-founder director of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO). Ge is also the Co-founder of Smule, a startup company exploring music-making via mobile devices (reaching over 200 million users). Ge is the designer of Ocarina, and Magic Piano for the iPhone and iPad. These expressive musical things (are they toys? instruments?) enable people to play and share music with one another around the world. Overall, Ge aims to explore the art of design with technology for music.

Ge is the recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship; he is the author of Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime (a MusiComic Manifesto) — published by Stanford University Press (coming September 2018).