The 2018 Chicago Machine Learning VC Summit is Thursday, April 12th
Chicago Machine Learning VC Summit 2018 Agenda
Kick-Off with Sponsors
Opening Remarks & Keynote: Google AI
Chris Shallue gives his perspective of the Google AI team’s success using ML and NASA’s data to discover an eighth planet circling a distant star.
Chris Shallue, Senior Software Engineer, Google AI
Panel: Cutting Edge Applications of Machine Learning
VCs discuss how Big Data and Machine Learning are disrupting industries, and the role Venture Capital plays in the evolution of of this technology.
Alya Adamany Woods, Executive Director, ChicagoNEXT (Presenter)
Tamim Abdul Majid, Principal, OCA Ventures (Moderator)
Greg Filla, Product Manger & Data Scientist, IBM Watson
Mike Galvin, Executive Director of Data Science, Metis
Jason Nolte, Investment Manager, GM Ventures
Vic Pascucci, Managing Director, Lightbank
VCs and Entrepreneurs discuss Machine Learning applications in the healthcare industry.
Tibi Stef-Praun, Sr. Data Scientist, Kogentix Inc. (Moderator)
Ryan Fukushima, COO, Tempus
Jason Smith, CEO & Founder, rMark Bio
Jessica Zeaske, Director of Healthcare Investments, GE Ventures
Ryan Bertram, Engagement Manager, The Chartis Group
VCs and Entrepreneurs discuss Machine Learning applications in financial service technology industry.
Mike Galvin, Executive Director of Data Science, Metis (Presenter)
Darwin Ling, Managing Partner, Good AI Capital (Moderator)
Saurabh Sharma, Partner, Jump Capital
Stephen Rylander, Head of Technology, Morningstar
Dr. Om Dadaji Deshmukh, Senior Director – Analytics Solutions & Data Sciences Innovations in the Analytics Centre of Excellence, Envestnet
Three finalists will be selected to pitch before a panel of esteemed judges. The winner will receive mentorship from top experts and a coveted sit down with a VC focused on ML investments.
Jason Salavon, Associate Professor, The University of Chicago (Presenter)
Logan LaHive, Managing Director, Chicago Techstars (Host)
Michael Sachaj, Principal, Hyde Park Angels (Judge)
Charlie Connor, CEO/Co-Founder, Heretik (Judge)
Cayse Llorens, Senior Associate, Invest Detroit Ventures (Judge)
Scott Meadow, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth (Judge)
Networking & Cocktails