September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Francisco Webber

Francisco Webber
CEO and Cofounder,


Francisco Webber is the CEO and cofounder of, a company that develops natural language processing solutions for big text data. Francisco’s medical background in genetics combined with his more than two decades of experience in information technology inspired him to create semantic folding, a groundbreaking technology based on the latest findings on the way the human neocortex processes information. Prior to, Francisco founded Matrixware Information Services, a company that developed the first standardized database of patents. Francisco also initiated the Information Retrieval Facility, a nonprofit research institute, with the goal to bridge the gap between science and industry in the information retrieval domain.


11:50am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Implementing AI
Location: 3D08 Level: Beginner
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Francisco Webber offers a critical overview of current approaches to artificial intelligence using "brute force" (aka big data machine learning) as well as a practical demonstration of semantic folding, an alternative approach based on computational principles found in the human neocortex. Semantic folding is not just a research prototype—it's a production-grade enterprise technology. Read more.