Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY

Executive Briefing: New business models in the age of artificial intelligence

Deepashri Varadharajan (CB Insights)
11:05am11:45am Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  AI in the Enterprise, Data and Data Networks, Ethics, Privacy, and Security, Health and Medicine, Retail and e-commerce
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Who is this presentation for?

  • C-suite leaders, strategy and financial executives, AI researchers, and startup founders

Level

Beginner

What you'll learn

  • Understand current AI trends, emerging business models, and implementation challenges

Description

Interest in AI solutions has soared in the last two years. Traditional players in every industry, from healthcare to insurance to commerce and agriculture, want to know how this technology will impact their businesses.

CB Insights has a bird’s-eye view of the entire AI ecosystem. Its platform crunches public and private market data, tracks what corporations are discussing on earnings calls, and surfaces emerging patent topics, and the company currently tracks over 3,000 AI startups and 5,000+ deals across 25+ verticals. While every vertical has benefited from deep learning and better hardware processing, the bottlenecks and opportunities are unique to each sector. From pawnbrokers relying on AI to spot counterfeit luxury handbags to grocers partnering with robotic microfulfillment startups for last-mile logistics, business are experimenting with new ways of doing things.

Deepashri Varadharajan explores what’s driving AI applications in different verticals and analyzes emerging business models.

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Deepashri Varadharajan

CB Insights

Deepashri Varadharajan is a lead analyst at CB Insights, researching the intersection of AI and different industries. She’s passionate about studying new business models and opportunities that AI is helping shape and how traditional corporations and governments are adapting to a rapidly changing landscape. Previously, she worked for media houses including Al Jazeera America. Deepashri holds an undergraduate degree in electronics and communications engineering from VIT University in India and an MS from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Comments

Jim Hughes | SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT
04/17/2019 8:11am EDT

Deepashri, excellent discussion this morning. will your material be available on the conference content site?