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BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019

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Bespoke Events (Westfield San Francisco Centre - Level 4)

845 Market Street

#Suite 450

San Francisco, CA 94103

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We are pleased to announce that the annual BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will return for the fourth year on April 18, 2019 in downtown San Francisco.

The BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference 2019 is a must-attend event for those involved or interested in the most current AI technologies and products.

The one day conference brings together the brightest and most experienced professionals in the field of AI for an immersive day of learning, discussion, and connection. This year’s agenda will focus on the latest trends and the future impact of AI applications and commercialization across a breadth of sectors, including Transportation, Logistics, Health, Energy, FinTech, the Future of Work (FoW), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cybersecurity.

We will have world class perspectives from research, entrepreneurship, investing, and business transformation and the event aims to capture the deepest insights available within in the AI ecosystem today. Experts will share practical wisdom and methodologies on how to take advantage of AI’s powerful potential. Plus, speakers and panelists will engage in thought-provoking discourse about how AI is reshaping business, society, and life as we know it.

For general questions, please email events@bootstraplabs.com

Walter Robb, Entrepreneur & Former Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market

Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning, Unity Technologies

Dharmesh Syal, CTO & Partner, BCG Digital Ventures

Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

Irakli Beridze, Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, UN

Erin Kenneally, Portfolio Manager, Cyber Security Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dr. John Rumsfeld, CTO at American College of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine at University of Colorado

Natalie Pierce, Shareholder and Co-Chair, Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group

Oliver Brdiczka, AI Architect, Adobe

David Rothzeid, Director of Acquisition Pathways, Defense Innovation Unit

Vidya Raman, Director of Product Management & Machine Learning, Cloudera

Matt Man, Founder & CEO, indus.ai

Mike Haley, Senior Director of AI & Robotics, Autodesk

Sabrina Atienza, Founder & CEO, Qurious.io

Richard Socher, Chief Scientist, Salesforce

Karim Galil, Founder & CEO, Mendel AI

Alex Holub, CEO, Vidora

Cathrine Andersen, Founder, Roger.ai

Tom Campbell, Founder & President, FutureGrasp, LLC

Margaretta Colangelo, Managing Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures

Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder & Managing Partner, BootstrapLabs

Rahul Sachdev, Founder & CEO, Fortella

Jonathan Ward, Founder, Atlas Organization

Herb Kelsey, CTO, New Context

Ben Levy, Co-Founder, BootstrapLabs

Simon MacGibbon, CEO & Co-Founder, Myia Labs

Adam Greenberg, CEO, iUNU

Nada Hanafi, Chief Strategy Officer, Experien Group

Dr. Allan Steinhardt, Chief Scientist, AEye

Christopher Hale, Founder & CEO, Kountable

Noelle LaCharite, Director & Developer Evangelism- DevCollective, Microsoft



The BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference represents a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge about trending AI applications and technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and learn from leaders driving disruption across all industries using Applied AI. The event offers a chance to recruit new talent and network with fellow executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers to discuss the current status and possibilities of Applied AI. If you have an interest in AI, we’ll discuss best practices, challenges and opportunities with insight from leading AI experts. By attending this event, you’ll discover a new way to become an AI advocate and thought leader in your organization and community.


The BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference brings together a community of Founders, Intrapreneurs, CTOs, CIOs, Corporate Development Executives, Innovation Officers, Product Managers, and AI/ML Experts including Directors of Engineering, Data Scientists, Executives, Professors, Researchers, and Investors interested in AI.



Discover how to apply AI to real-world business problems, hear about real results from industry AI practitioners and learn how to tangibly deploy AI solutions into your organization. This day-long workshop will be held on April 17th at The Battery, one of San Francisco's most exclusive Members Only club. Designed to cut through all the noise and buzzwords in Applied AI, this event is specifically geared towards CIOs, VPs, Directors, Senior Managers, and any experienced leader in software engineering who has the power to help make critical decisions for their companies. A limited number of seats are available and attendees will be vetted to ensure they meet the qualifications to attend based on their role or title.

You can find more information on speakers and agenda at this link.


In the past, the BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference has been sponsored by some of the world’s most innovative companies. Our event brings together a dedicated community of developers, VCs, Founders, and corporate executives to spark meaningful conversations on valuable AI topics and our programming is focused on delivering high quality content, which results in sold out shows year after year. To take part and be recognized as a leader in the field of Applied AI today, we have sponsorship opportunities available.

To receive detailed information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at events@bootstraplabs.com.


Limited press passes are available to full-time reporters or freelancers working for established print, online, or broadcast news organizations. Journalist inquiries regarding the Applied AI Conference 2019 should be directed to press@bootstraplabs.com with email subject: Journalist AAI19 or fill out this form.

We welcome inquires for high quality, inspirational and informative interviews on stage.


Last year’s sold-out conference hosted over 800 top executives from Fortune 500 companies, AI startups founders, venture capitalists, researchers and AI developers. The day was packed with insightful, practical and inspiring conversations and keynotes from 44 AI thought leaders from companies like Facebook, Uber, AirBnb, Amazon, IBM, NASA, BMW, Sentient, Singularity University, Stanford University, Bloomberg, and Accenture.


Paul Daugherty

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

Madhav Thattai

COO, Rigetti Computing

Steve Carlin

Chief Strategy Officer, SoftBank Robotics America

Richard Socher

Chief Scientist, Salesforce

Danny Lange

VP of AI and Machine Learning at Unity Technologies

Stephen Comello

Director - Sustainable Energy Initiative, Stanford GSB

Karen Kerr

Executive Managing Director, GE Ventures

Sangeeta Chakraborty

Chief Customer Officer, Ayasdi

Chris Merz

VP, Security and Decision Products – Enterprise Security Solutions, MasterCard

Zachary Hanif

Director – Center for Machine Learning, Capital One

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Head of AI and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

Norma Krayem

Sr Policy Advisor & Co-Chair – Cybersecurity and Privacy, Holland & Knight

Robbie Allen

CEO - Infinia ML / Executive Chairman, Automated Insights

Jane Macfarlane

CEO & Founder, Seurat Labs / Director - Smart Cities, UC Berkeley

Gilad Lotan

VP – Head of Data Science, BuzzFeed

Marten Mickos

CEO, HackerOne

Nadeem Sheikh

VP Self Driving Programs, Lyft

Tom Campbell

Founder, FutureGrasp, LLC

Carolina Garcia Rizo

Chief Business Officer, Just Biotherapeutics

George Mathew

CEO, Kespry

Matt Swanson

CEO, Augment

Kevin Hua

Sr. Manager – AI/Machine Learning Development, Bayer

Doug Aley

Chief Revenue Officer, Ever AI

Alex Holub

Founder, Vidora

Thomas Birr

SVP Innovation & Business Transformation, innogy

Evangelos Simoudis

Founder and Managing Director, Synapse Partners

Ben Levy

Co-founder, BootstrapLabs

Jack Clark

Strategy & Communications Director at OpenAI

Dan Faggella

CEO & Founder, TechEmergence

Sabrina Atienza

Founder, Qurious.io

Andrew Salzman

Partner, Chasm Group

Matt Man

Founder, Indus.ai

Nicolai Wadstrom

Founder, BootstrapLabs

Alex Salkever

Author “Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Can Change The Future”

Will Summerlin

Founder, Pinn

Igor Jablokov

Founder, Pryon

Nisha Talagala

CTO/VP Engineering, ParallelM

Tolga Kurtoglu

Chief Executive Officer, PARC – a Xerox Company

John Absmeier

Head of Autonomous Mobility, Samsung Electronics

Ash Fontana

Managing Director, Zetta Venture Partners

Ramya Ravichandar

Director – Product Management, FogHorn Systems

Debra Farber

Executive Consultant & U.S. Chief Privacy Officer, Cranium

Sean Kanuck

Director of Cyber, Space and Future Conflict, IISS

Rob Nail

CEO & Associate Founder at Singularity University

Akli Adjaoute Ph.D.

Founder and CEO, Brighterion, Inc

Macario Namie

Head of IoT Strategy, Cisco

Ashish Bansal

Senior Director - Data Science, Capital One

Erin Kenneally

Program Manager, Department of Homeland Security

Mark Nitzberg

Executive Director, Center for Human Compatible AI – UC Berkeley


All sales are final and tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can only be used by the ticket holder, but may be transferred to another person if the request is made within 10 days of the conference.


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Fifth & Mission Garage #51 - This is closest and most convenient parking structure and is located across the street from the Bespoke Conference Center. We recommend parking here if you're attending the event via car.

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