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With Daniel Burstein (Co-Founder, Millennium Technology Value Partners) & Daniel Pianko (Co-Founder, University Ventures).
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 06:30 PM   $15
Made In NY Media Center, 30 John St

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A new event series about conversational A.I. & how it's changing the world as we speak. Literally.

In these series of panels, presentations, & demos, we'll be exploring the ways interactive voice technology has shaped industries & artists. You'll also get to experience these innovative voice skills live & in person.


How is voice A.I. shaping our experiencing of learning? How is it affecting children as they grow up with the technology?

In our second event in the series, we'll be delving into voice A.I.'s applications in the education space.


6:30-7:45 PM: Presentation + Panel (Theater)
7:45-8:30 PM: Mixer (Lounge) - Free beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery


Daniel L. Burstein: Managing Partner, Millennium Technology Value Partners

Dan Burstein co-founded Millennium Technology Value Partners with Sam Schwerin in 2002. He has been actively involved in many of Millennium's most important investments including Facebook, & Alibaba, & led the firm's investment in Twitter. Before Millennium, Dan was Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, where he worked for 12 years in a variety of capacities. Over the course of his career, he has been a consultant to the CEOs & senior executives of major global corporations including Sony, Toyota, Microsoft, & Sun Microsystems. He has also been a forum fellow at the World Economic Forum in Davos & has been honored many times for his books & journalistic work, including awards from the Overseas Press Club & Sigma Delta Chi. He has been writing about Artificial Intelligence & the futuristic technologies of the 21st century since the 1980s. The New York Times bestselling author of 14 books, Dan has written about technology trends, global economic issues, & popular culture. AlwaysOn has named Dan to its lists of the "Power Players" in New York's venture capital community, the top 100 Power Players in Digital Media, & the top venture capitalists in the U.S.

Daniel Pianko: Co-Founder / Managing Director, University Ventures

Daniel Pianko is co-founder & managing director at University Ventures. With over a decade of experience in the education industry, Daniel has built a reputation as a trusted education adviser & innovator in student finance, medical education, & postsecondary education. A frequent commentator on higher education, Daniel's insights have been featured in national media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, TechCrunch, Inside Higher Ed, & The Chronicle of Higher Education. Daniel began his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, & quickly became intrigued by the potential of leveraging private capital to establish the next generation of socially beneficial education companies. After leaving Goldman, Daniel invested in, founded, advised, or managed a number of education-related businesses that led to the creation of University Ventures. Prior to founding University Ventures, he established a student loan fund, served as chief of staff for the public/private investments in the Philadelphia School District, & worked as a hedge fund analyst. At University Ventures, Daniel leads the firm's investments in the pioneering Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, University of Nicosia/St. George's University of London Medical School, Vemo Education, Qubed Education, Examity & Galvanize. He serves on a number of nonprofit

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