KCIS Distinguished Lecture by Manoj Saxena, Chairman of CognitiveScale on Ethics in AI Design (18 March 2019)

The current generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies is the most significant disruption in the evolution of computing. For AI technologies to advance benefit for humanity, we need to be able to define, measure and control the benefit we wish.We need to use an ethical design framework for the development and implementation of AI applications. The talk course will focus on an examination of ethical and policy issues raised by the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) by business and governments. It will take a cross-disciplinary approach to examining the need to balance innovation, ethics, and regulation of AI and discuss how business leaders, researchers and policy makers might address them.

Manoj Saxena is the Chairman of Cognitive Scale and a founding General Partner of The Entrepreneur’s Fund IV, overseeing investment and growth in the Cognitive and Cloud Computing space. He is a Special Advisor to IBM senior leadership where he focuses on operationalizing IBM’s $100m Watson Cloud Ecosystem Fund. He received the IBM Chairman’s award for Watson commercialization. He is a serial entrepreneur. Prior to IBM, he successfully founded, scaled, and sold two ventureā€backed software companies Webify and Exterprise within a five year span.He holds two U.S. patents for web services technologies and 9 software patents. He currently serves on several boards including the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch, Communities In Schools, and the Saxena Family Foundation.

Date: 18 March 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Himalaya 205, IIIT-Hyderabad, Gachibowli.

Register at http://bit.ly/KCISIIITH

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