September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY

Thor’s hammer

Jim McHugh (NVIDIA)
9:35am–9:45am Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Location: River Pavilion B
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 8 ratings)

We are entering a new computing paradigm—an era where software will write software. This is the biggest and fastest transition since the advent of the Internet. Big data and analytics brought us information and insight; AI and deep learning turn that insight into superhuman knowledge and real-time action, unleashing new business models, new ways to build, dream, and experience the world, and new geniuses to advance humanity faster than ever before. Companies and industries are transforming our everyday experiences and the services we depend upon, from self-driving cars, to healthcare, to personal assistants. Jim McHugh shares real-world examples of companies solving problems once thought unsolvable.

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Jim McHugh


Jim McHugh is vice president and general manager at NVIDIA. He currently leads DGX-1, the world’s first AI supercomputer in a box. Jim focuses on building a vision of organizational success and executing strategies to deliver computing solutions that benefit from GPUs in the data center. With over 25 years of experience as a marketing and business executive with startup, mid-sized, and high-profile companies, Jim has a deep knowledge and understanding of business drivers, market/customer dynamics, technology-centered products, and accelerated solutions. Previously, Jim held leadership positions with Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, and Apple, among others.