AI Startup Pavilion and Theater Presentations

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

AI technology and automation solutions are not the exclusive domain of large vendors and suppliers. See live demonstrations and meet new entrants developing products, services, processes and platforms to address growing enterprise market needs.


11:15 am XPRIZE: Innovative Technologies to Solve Grand Challenges

Krotman_DevinDevin Krotman, Director, Global Learning XPRIZE | IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

XPRIZE’s believes in and establishes large-scale incentive competitions to focus the resources, talent and technology required to enable breakthroughs and accelerate the future. Come meet the competing teams and staff working on the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, focused on human and machine collaboration and using AI to solve the current challenges facing humanity.

1:00 pm PANEL: AI: Follow the Money 

Ardire_SteveSteve Ardire, AI Startup Advisor & ‘Merchant of Light’ 

Basu_UpalUpal Basu, Partner, NGP Capital

Gelfenbeyn_IlyaIlya Gelfenbeyn, Head of Google Assistant Investments, Google

Bannister_JanetJanet Bannister, Partner, Real Ventures

Lucd_logo 2:05 Lucd Enterprise AI- Turn Your Data into Enterprise AI Outcomes 

Blattner_RussellRussell Blattner, CEO and Co-Founder, Lucd

Learn how your organization can create positive outcomes from your company data to improve business processes. Organizations have more data than ever before at their disposal. There has never been a better opportunity to capture the value of data.  With Lucd Enterprise AI your organization can realize its DREAMS. 

Dynamicly 2:30 Building Intelligent Websites & Apps: Leveraging AI in Next-Generation Virtual Assistants

Bedell_BarryBarry Bedell, MD, PhD, CEO, Dynamicly Inc.

Dynamicly will present its Dynamic Audio-Visual Experience (DAVE™) technology, an advance in conversational/voice interface design towards user-friendly, data-driven, “intelligent” web experiences.  Showcased examples will demonstrate how this technology sets the stage for a new way of interacting with the web and adds value across industries, from healthcare to retail.

Speciate-AI 3:00 Are You There Product?  It's me A.I.!

Blase_PaulPaul Blase, MBA, CEO, Speciate AI

Find out four steps all companies should consider to super-charge their product development decision tempo with artificial intelligence.



3:30 A.N.Ts of Digital Transformation 

Schrank_BillBill Schrank, Senior Vice President, Sales, AntWorks

Aventior 4:00 Derive Insights from Satellite Images

Amanda L. BrownAbhijit Ray, Co-founder and Chief Digital, Architect, Aventior, Inc.

BRAGI 4:30 AI Everywhere - Enable IOT to Scale

Darko Dragicevic, Bragi EVP Partners & Solutions


5:00 Revolutionizing Meetings with

Damer_DaveDave Damer, Founder & CEO, Testfire Labs



wednesday, December 5, 2018

12:00 pm AI Startup Award Winner Announcement

Presented by:
Orr_JeffJeff Orr, Conference Content Director, AI World

1:20 Panel: Boston Startups in Healthcare AI

Join us for a discussion with Boston local companies who are breaking new ground in machine learning and AI for healthcare.
Transforming digital healthcare through the only enterprise-grade conversational platform for HIPAA-compliant voice and chatbot applications in healthcare.

Generating advanced analytical insights from big data to address challenges including the opioid crisis and waste in the healthcare system.

This event is hosted by Healthtech Boston, a new chapter of Mobile Monday Boston. This group brings together technology experts and medical professionals who are passionate about healthcare. For more information, visit

Gross_MattMatt Gross, Founder and President, Mobile Monday Boston


Panelists: Speakers to be announced