Ben is a product vision and prototyping expert and is instrumental in bringing many products to market ranging from consumer electronics to clean energy for everything from Fortune 500 companies to small startups.
Bolt is a seed-stage fund that invests capital, personnel, equipment and expertise in hardware startups. They are leading the way in de-risking manufacturing and are a go to for hardware startups looking to get product to market.
Marc is an entrepreneur, a creator and is passionate about amazing product experiences and building great companies. His love for great photography and business lead him to co-found his own photography startup. He is also a mentor at Highway1 and TechStars.
Moment is a collection of the highest quality lenses to empower mobile picture takers everywhere to capture incredible images with their phones. After having a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign Moment have gone on to be one of the dominant hardware startups in mobile photography.
Raph is a strategic and analytical Senior Marketing & Sales Director having worked for about 12 years at Apple. He is now the Managing Director of the Startupbootcamp IoT Program and a passionate investor in the hardware startup space during his spare time.
Startupbootcamp helps take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. Their programs are based around the world from Amsterdam to Singapore.
Talk Title: AI at the Edge, for an easier, safer world
About the speaker: Alison is a mature graduate in Artificial Intelligence combining technical and theoretical computer science with a physics background & over 20 years of experience in international project management, entrepreneurial activities and the internet. She consults on a wide range of AI applications, including planetary defence with NASA & the SETI Institute and continues to manage the community of AI & Machine Learning researchers around the world, remaining knowledgeable in state of the art across all areas of research. She also travels and advises, teaches and evangelizes NVIDIA’s platform, around the globe.
About the company: Nvidia is an American technology company that designs graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and automotive market.
Since 2014 Nvidia has shifted to become a platform company focused on four markets – gaming, professional visualization, data centers and auto. Nvidia is also now focused on artificial intelligence.
Video: I Am AI
Video: The Deep Learning Revolution
Talk Title: Machine Learning from everywhere and for everyone
About the speaker: For over 15 years Gus has gone from working on Financial Systems to Android Apps. Gus is a Developer Advocate at Google where he helps people create even better apps using Android, Firebase and Machine Learning. When he's not at the keyboard, you might find him teaching Capoeira.
About the company: Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
Since its founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. They now offer dozens of products and services—including Google Cloud's AI. It provides modern machine learning services, with pre-trained models and a service to generate your own tailored models. Their neural net-based ML service has fantastic training performance and increased accuracy.
Video: Past, Present and Future of AI / Machine Learning
Video: Google Cloud Machine Learning
Talk Title: TBC
About the speaker: Stefano is responsible for marketing Intel PSG embedded products in the European region and specializes in the Nios® II processor, mid-range FPGA and SoC devices and related IP and development tools. He has been a member of the Intel PSG European technical product marketing team since 2004. Prior to this he has been involved in the computing and electronics industry since 1987 and has held roles in research science, systems development, engineering and product marketing management.
About the company: The Programmable Solutions Group within Intel offers a broad portfolio of programmable logic solutions that allow customers to solve a wide variety of system-level challenges. FPGAs enable system architects to increase system performance and power efficiency, reduce total cost of ownership and board area, and accelerate time-to-market and design team productivity. Intel FPGAs and SoC FPGAs target an array of applications in many industries, including automotive, broadcast, data center, communications, consumer, industrial, medical, military and aerospace, and test and measurement.