September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Christopher Nguyen

Christopher Nguyen
President and CEO, Arimo

Website | @pentagoniac

Christopher Nguyen is president and CEO of Arimo, a Panasonic company in Silicon Valley, where he leads the development of AI platforms and solutions for the enterprise. Previously, he was engineering director of Google Apps and cofounded two other successful startups. As a professor, Christopher cofounded the Computer Engineering Program at HKUST. He holds a BS (summa cum laude) from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD from Stanford, where he created the first standard-encoding Vietnamese software suite, authored RFC 1456, and contributed to Unicode 1.1.


1:30pm–2:10pm Monday, 09/26/2016
Interacting with AI
Location: 3D09 Level: Intermediate
Christopher Nguyen (Arimo), Binh Han (Arimo)
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Natural-language assistants are the emergent killer app for AI. Getting from here to there with deep learning, however, can require enormous datasets. Christopher Nguyen and Binh Han explain how to shorten the time to effectiveness and the amount of training data that's required to achieve a given level of performance using human-in-the-loop active learning. Read more.