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Chris Benson

Chris Benson
Principal Artificial Intelligence Strategist, Lockheed Martin

Website | @chrisbenson

Chris Benson is Principal Artificial Intelligence Strategist at Lockheed Martin – the world’s largest defense contractor – where he leads AI Ethics strategy for combat and non-combat missions in every environment from the bottom of the ocean to outer space, and everywhere in between.

He was previously Chief Scientist for Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning at Honeywell SPS, where he created Honeywell’s very first dedicated AI team.

Chris is Co-Host of the Practical AI podcast, which reaches thousands of AI enthusiasts each week, and is also the Founder & Organizer of the Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup – one of the largest AI communities in the world. Known for his passion, energy, and clarity, Chris is among the AI community’s most in-demand professional keynote speakers.

Chris and his wife Joanne are active in animal rescue and wildlife rehabilitation, and founded the Animal Institute, a 501©3 charitable nonprofit organization that strives to make strategic improvements in animal rights issues through advanced technology innovations (like artificial intelligence), educational programs, and advocacy for non-partisan, no-kill, vegan legislation and regulation.

His opinions are his own, and do not reflect the official positions of Lockheed Martin.


4:50pm–5:30pm Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Implementing AI, Interacting with AI
Location: Sutton North/Center
Chris Benson (Lockheed Martin)
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Deep learning is the driving force behind the current AI revolution and will impact every industry on the planet. However, success requires an AI strategy. Chris Benson walks you through creating a strategy for delivering deep learning into production and explores how deep learning is integrated into a modern enterprise architecture. Read more.