Moderator: Steve Ardire, AI start-up advisor
– Umair Akeel, Partner, Bessemer
– Tim Chang, Managing Director Mayfield Fund
– Patrick Eggen, Head of Ventures North America, Qualcomm Ventures
– Chris Farmer, CEO/Co-Founder, SignalFire
The AI and machine learning industries are in their infancy. As the market grows and expands, companies will need to continue to invest, build multi-industry channels and find unique and mutually beneficial partnerships in order to build enterprise-class business models. In this session, veteran industry investment professionals discuss likely scenarios of how and where this will unfold, and where new investment opportunities will arise.