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With Catherine Flax (CEO, Pefin), Kristin Shevis (Chief Customer Officer, Clarifai) & Michael Cherkassky (Co-Founder/CEO, Stratyfy).
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 06:00 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Work-Bench, 110 5th Ave, 4th Fl
 
     
 
 
              

            
 
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In 2017, society started treating biased algorithms & privacy-related issues seriously. Now, in light of this year's revelations about the misuse of personal user data, cyber threats to elections, & upcoming GDPR policy implementation, we are at a turning point as to how data-driven technologies & AI will shape the future.

How can we ensure that the development of sophisticated machine intelligence is framed by ethical, human-first, boundaries? What will transparency mean in a world driven by AI systems that feed on sensitive data? Why should humanistic design & inclusive education be essential components in such conversation? Join us on Monday, May 14th at Work-Bench to explore some of the most important questions of our time.

To drive this conversation, we've asked three talented entrepreneurs & executives to share their insights & confront divergent point of views. The following panel discussion will be moderated by Robert Strati, Co-founder & Head of UX at Echo, a design agency focused on bringing humanity to AI & Machine Learning products.

SPEAKERS

CATHERINE FLAX
Catherine is the CEO of Pefin, the world's first AI financial advisor & winner of the People's Choice Award at SXSW 2018. Before Pefin, she had a distinguished, multi-decade career on Wall Street, as the Managing Director & Head of Commodity Derivatives, Americas at BNP Paribas & as Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherineflax/

KRISTIN SHEVIS
Kristin is the Chief Customer Officer at Clarifai, a market leader in visual recognition. Kristin has been working in technology her entire career helping customers navigate significant technology paradigms into the enterprise, working at companies such as Sun Microsystems, Google, Hearsay Social, & most recently Conversocial.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinshevis/

MICHAEL CHERKASSKY
Michael is the co-founder & CEO of Stratyfy, a predictive analytics startup focusing on the financial services industry. Stratyfy is where AI meets IQ - empowering experts with AI driven insights, in a transparent & compliant way. Prior to Stratyfy Michael has developed enterprise products at Intel, worked with leading tech companies at McKinsey & served in the Israeli Air Force special forces.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelcherkassky/
 
 
 
 
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