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Debo Olaosebikan

Debo Olaosebikan
Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Gigster

Debo Olaosebikan is the founder and chief technology officer of Gigster, which has shipped over 1,000 projects for the largest companies in the world, and he’s an entrepreneur and engineer based in San Francisco. He’s founded multiple marketplace, energy, and AI startups and is on leave from a physics PhD at Cornell University, where he was lead researcher from Cornell on an MIT and Department of Defense project to build the world’s first electric silicon laser. Through various projects and startups in Nigeria and the US, he has worked on labor marketplaces, AI for software testing and medical diagnoses, natural language processing (NLP)-based query and recommendation engines, carbon nanotube theory, spintronics, nanophotonics, interactive books and authoring tools, silicon lasers, collaborative data science systems, and optical tweezers. He was once a radio-featured musician and was the young Nigerian scientist of 2011. Debo advises startups and helps young founders as a mentor at the Thiel Fellowship.


4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, September 12, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
Debo Olaosebikan (Gigster)
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As the gap between technology giants and the rest of the enterprise widens, AI-driven transformation has become essential and urgent. From the lens of over 1,000 projects delivered and a broad view across real use cases in multiple industries, Debo Olaosebikan examines an organizational and technical framework for using AI to drive business impact regardless of where an organization starts from. Read more.
  • Intel AI
  • O'Reilly
  • Amazon Web Services
  • IBM Watson
  • Dataiku
  • Dell Technologies
  • Intuit
  • Gamalon
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • MapR Technologies
  • Sisu Data
  • Intuit

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