Oren Etzioni (Co-Founder, CTO Decide.com)

Graham & Dunn Law Offices 2801 Alaskan Way, #300, Pier 70 98121 Seattle Seattle
Wed, Jul 31, 2013, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Oren is currently the CTO, Co founder with Decide.com, leveraging his big data knowledge he has honed with Farecast. Farecast was sold to Microsoft in 2008 after he started it in 2004. He is also a Venture Partner with Madrona and founder or co founder of various startups in the Seattle area. He chairs Madrona’s Technology Advisory Board and is a Professor at the University of Washington’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering. He is the author of more than 100 academic papers on topics including Web search, data mining, agent technology, and various aspects of Artificial Intelligence. He was the Chief Technology Officer and board member of Go2Net Inc. (acquired by InfoSpace) and a founder of Netbot, Inc. (acquired by Excite). He received the NSF Young Investigator Award, was chosen to be an AAAI Fellow, and in 2007 received the Robert S. Engelmore Memorial Award for “long-standing technical and entrepreneurial contributions to Artificial Intelligence”. At Netbot, Dr. Etzioni helped to conceive and design the web’s first major comparison-shopping agent. In 1995, he and his student Erik Selberg developed MetaCrawler, the Web’s premier Meta-search engine for several years. He also is a co-founder of Clearforest (acquired by Reuters). He received his undergraduate degree in computer science from Harvard University, and his MS and Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Speaker

  • Oren Etzioni

    Oren Etzioni

    Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

    CEO

    Dr. Oren Etzioni has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence since its inception in 2014. He has been a Professor at the University of Washington's Computer Science department since 1991, and a Venture Partner at the Madrona Venture Group since 2000. He has garnered several awards including Seattle's Geek of the Year (2013), the Robert Engel...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jul 31
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    Graham & Dunn Law Offices
    2801 Alaskan Way, #300, Pier 70
    98121 Seattle

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