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About Greg Corrado
Greg Corrado is the Principal Scientist / Director of Augmented Intelligence Research at Google, with a focus on artificial intelligence, computational neuroscience, and machine learning. He has published in fields ranging across behavioral economics, particle physics, systems neuroscience, and deep learning. At Google he served as one of the founding members of and co-lead of the Google Brain Project for large scale deep neural networks. Before coming to Google, he worked at IBM Research on the SyNAPSE neuromorphic silicon chip. He did his graduate work in Neuroscience and Computer Science at Stanford University, and his undergraduate in Physics at Princeton University.
18.30 - 19.00: Walk in and networking drinks
19.00 - 19.20: Talk by Greg Corrado on the current developments of Machine Learning
19.20 - 19.40: 3 startups pitch their Machine Learning concept
Startup 1: Connecterra
The Connecterra Dairy Monitor provides accurate estrus detection, health analysis and location services for Dairy Cattle. This allows dairy farmers to free up labor time, improve production per animal and save significant amount of money by optimizing their breeding cycles.
Startup 2: PR.co
Pr.co helps companies create branded newsrooms, easily publish press releases, powerful ways to send it and measure the results.
Startup 3: Monolith
Monolith Actionboard is a front-end interface designed to communicate insights gathered from the sensor technology installed in stores. It combines behavioral and economic factorsto provide third level insights needed for effective store management.
19.50 - 20.05: Greg reflects on startup pitches
20.05 - 20.30: Q&A
20.30 - 22:00: Drinks