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

    Do you want to learn where Artificial intelligence (AI) is going or what the heck all the talk is about? Well your in luck, few people know the space as well as our guest this month Oren. He is the founding CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence Ai2. He has amassed many awards and has been a venture partner at Madrona Ventures in 2000, also has authored over 100 technical papers.

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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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