Startup Grind Seattle Host Oren Etzioni Artificial Intelligence expert, CEO Ai2

Create 33 - 999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor seattle, 98104 Seattle
Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 5:30 PM (PST)

About this event

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 Engelmore Memorial Award (2007), the IJCAI Distinguished Paper Award (2005), AAAI Fellow (2003), and a National Young Investigator Award (1993). 

He has been the founder or co-founder of several companies, including Farecast (sold to Microsoft in 2008) and Decide (sold to eBay in 2013). He has written commentary on AI for The New York Times, Nature, Wired, and the MIT Technology Review. He helped to pioneer meta-search (1994), online comparison shopping (1996), machine reading (2006), and Open Information Extraction (2007). He has authored over 100 technical papers that have garnered over 2,000 highly influential citations on Semantic Scholar. He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon in 1991 and his B.A. from Harvard in 1986.

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

    Tuesday, Feb 26
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)

    Where

    Create 33
    999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor seattle98104

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