Track 5: Future of AI and User Interfaces

Panel: Future of Driverless Cars

Salon H-I December 13, 2017 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

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Vernon Turner
John Leonard
Max Versace
Daryn Nakhuda

Moderator: Vernon Turner, Founder and Executive Analyst, Causeway Connections


– John Leonard, VP for Driving Research, Toyota Research Institute (TRI)

– Max Versace, Co-Founder and CEO, Neurala

-Daryn Nakhuda, Founder & CEO, Mighty AI

This session will explore the top opportunities for AI start-ups in the Autonomous Vehicle and self-driving or driverless car industry and provide key insights for budding entrepreneurs and for investors looking to get into this fast growing arena, along with showcasing how AI researchers and AI developers can shape their efforts to contribute to undoubtedly the most transformative and disruptive application of AI in the foreseeable future. Large car makers and notable tech firms are already getting into this nascent self-driving car space, which is then spawning an emerging start-up niche devoted to innovative AI software and hardware that will become integral to fielding true driverless cars. Hear from session speakers that are pioneers in the AI self-driving car industry and as moderated by AI Insider, Dr. Lance Eliot, who also serves as the Executive Director of the Cybernetic Self-Driving Car Institute.