Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jan Neumann

Jan Neumann
Director, Applied AI Research, Comcast

Website | @jankneumann

Jan Neumann leads Comcast’s Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group, which combines large-scale machine learning, deep learning, NLP, and computer vision to develop novel algorithms and product concepts such as voice interfaces, virtual assistants, and video and IoT analytics that improve the experience of Comcast’s customers.┬áPreviously, Jan worked for Siemens Corporate Research on various computer vision-related projects, such as driver assistance systems and video surveillance. He has published over 20 papers in scientific conferences and journals and is a frequent speaker on machine learning and data science. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sessions

4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Gramercy East/West Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Media, Natural Language, Speech and Voice, User interface and experience
Jan Neumann (Comcast), Ferhan Ture (Comcast), Shahin Sefati (Comcast)
AI plays an essential role in creating the Comcast X1 entertainment experience and is how millions of its customers access their content on the TV. Jan Neumann, Ferhan Ture, and Shahin Sefati explain how AI enables Comcast to understand what you are looking for when you talk to the X1 voice remote and how Comcast scaled the voice interface to answer millions of voice queries every single night. Read more.