General Session

AI: Follow the Money

Steve Ardire

Oliver Mitchell

Diego Saenz

Rudina Seseri

Moderator: Steve Ardire, Startup Advisor


– Oliver Mitchell, Partner, Autonomy Ventures

– Diego Saenz, Managing Director, Accenture

– Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

$50 Trillion worth of value will be created by artificial intelligence technologies by 2025.  Like all major transformations, there will be winners and losers.  Those who placed the right bets and made the right moves and those who ignored the perils and opportunities of AI and got left behind.

But how do you know what are right moves and where to place key bets? A good place to start is to follow the money…

By looking at $7 billion in VC investments in AI, you will begin to see a pattern emerge you will have a better understanding of the big AI opportunities:

At the end of this session you can expect to:

– Identify key players and AI Startups for top industries including :  Finance, Manufacturing, Education, Healthcare and more

– Understand the application of key AI technologies including: Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, and Computer Vision

– Be equipped  to develop a set of concrete next steps to begin developing an AI strategic plan for your company and industry (or to launch you next start-up!)