NIPS 2018 Sponsors
Giving people the power to share and connect requires constant innovation. At Facebook, research permeates everything we do. We believe the most interesting research questions are derived from real world problems. Working on cutting edge research with a practical focus, we push product boundaries every day. At the same time, we publish papers, give talks, and collaborate broadly with the academic community.
At IBM Research, we invent things that matter to the world. Today, we are pioneering promising and disruptive technologies that will transform industries and society, including the future of AI, blockchain and quantum computing. We are home to 3,000+ researchers including 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, and 6 Turing Awards.
Microsoft Research is where leading scientists and engineers have the freedom and support to propel discovery and innovation. Here, they pursue and publish curiosity-driven research in a range of scientific and technical disciplines that can be translated into products. With access to vast computing power, global multi-disciplinary teams tackle complex problems that drive breakthrough technologies and improve lives.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, personalized recommendations, Prime, AWS, Kindle, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information about machine learning at Amazon, visit amazon.jobs/NIPS.
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Stradigi AI helps enterprises quickly transform their businesses through artificial intelligence powered solutions in a configurable, scalable and secure way. Backed by one of Canada’s largest applied research labs, our team provides customers and partners a full ecosystem catered to AI innovation, giving them a competitive edge.
NVIDIA is the pioneer of GPU computing — a supercharged form of computing loved by the most demanding computer users in the world. Fueled by the insatiable demand for better 3D graphics and the massive scale of the gaming market, NVIDIA evolved the GPU into a computer brain at the exciting intersection of virtual reality, high performance computing, and artificial intelligence. In 2006, the creation of the CUDA programming model opened up the parallel-processing capabilities of the GPU to general-purpose computing. And when GPU computing was applied to deep learning in 2012, it ignited the era of modern AI. Today, more than 600,000 developers have embraced the NVIDIA platform to solve some of the most complex problems in computer science. NVIDIA GPU computing has become the essential tool of the da Vincis and Einsteins of our time. For them, we’ve built the equivalent of a time machine.
About Intel AI Early detection of tumors. Predicting equipment failures before they happen. Having a natural conversation with your home or car. Making retail more personal than ever. This is Artificial Intelligence powered by Intel, and companies around the globe are using it to make money, save money, and advance the future of their industry. At Intel, we’re using decades of expertise in silicon, software, communications, memory and storage to create the new technologies that AI demands. Technologies that break barriers between data center and edge, server and network, training and inference, model and reality – maximizing the economics of AI to take data from theory to real-world success. Learn more: ai.intel.com
Salesforce Research advances state-of-the-art AI techniques, developing models, prototypes, and experiments that pave the path for innovative products on the Einstein AI Platform. We tackle real-world problems from Salesforce's enterprise customers harnessing the latest deep learning models, from image recognition to natural language processing.
Home to numerous world-class research labs, Montréal houses the largest academic concentration of AI professionals in the world with over 300 researchers and doctoral students in AI related fields. Montréal is definitely THE place to be, with its exploding startup ecosystem, the establishment of AI giants and the unique collaboration of professors and industry leaders. If that wasn’t enough, Montréal is a safe and welcoming city with a rich multicultural fabric and thriving arts, food and cultural scenes. Come have a chat with us and we'll show you all the exciting investment, career and academic opportunities Montréal has to offer!
QuantumBlack is an advanced analytics firm, acquired by McKinsey & Company in 2015. Teams work in multi-disciplinary environments harnessing data to provide real-world impact bringing together the brightest data scientists, engineers and designers to take on the biggest problems. Our projects range from helping pharmaceutical companies bring lifesaving drugs to market quicker to optimising a Formula 1 car’s performance. At QuantumBlack you’ll enjoy the benefits of being part of one of the leading management consultancies globally and the autonomy to thrive in a fast growth tech culture.
doc.ai is an AI powered platform that builds AI modules for distributed health applications. The doc.ai modules enable deep learning computations on quantified biology to develop personal health insights and predictive models. Our models extract medical information from images, video, and audio, and are delivered to our users on their smart phones.
Borealis AI, a RBC Institute for Research, is a curiosity-driven research centre dedicated to achieving state-of-the-art in machine learning. Established in 2016, and with labs in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Waterloo, and Vancouver, we support open academic collaborations and partner with world-class research centres in artificial intelligence. With a focus on ethical AI that will help communities thrive, our machine learning scientists perform fundamental and applied research in areas such as reinforcement learning, natural language processing, deep learning, and unsupervised learning to solve ground-breaking problems in diverse fields.
Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, and AI is enabling us to do that in incredible new ways - solving problems for our users, our customers, and the world. AI makes it easier for you to do things every day, whether it’s searching for photos of people you love, breaking down language barriers, or helping you get things done with your own personal digital assistant. But it’s also providing us with new ways of looking at old problems and helping transform how we work and live, and we think the biggest impact will come when everyone can access it.
As Korea’s No.1 internet company, NAVER Corporation accounts for over 76 percent of the country's search market, and operates a diverse range of services and products related to news, blogging, music, translations, webtoons, video and more. Based in Japan, LINE Corporation launched the LINE messaging app in June 2011 and since then has grown into a diversified platform, offering a variety of services and contents for more than 200 million users around the globe.
Uber’s mission is to bring reliable transportation to everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? More than eight years and five billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.
Wave Computing is revolutionizing AI and deep learning with its dataflow-based systems. The company’s vision is to bring deep learning to the data, wherever the data is—from the datacenter to the edge of the cloud. Wave’s innovative system solutions provide high-performance training and high-efficiency inferencing at scale, enabling companies to drive better business value from their data.
DeepMind is on a long-term mission to solve intelligence. We combine the ambitious and interdisciplinary nature of scientific thinking with the energy and focus of a technology start-up to create an inspiring environment where pioneering research and engineering can flourish. This approach sits at the heart of our progress so far, with cutting-edge advances across fields - ranging from deep reinforcement learning and neuroscience to robotics and safety - coming together to create increasingly general-purpose learning systems that can be applied to solve challenges in science, healthcare, and energy.
ALIBABA GROUP’S MISSION IS TO MAKE IT EASY TO DO BUSINESS ANYWHERE. We enable businesses to transform the way they market, sell and operate. We provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. Our businesses are comprised of core commerce, cloud computing, digital media and entertainment, innovation initiatives and others. Through investee affiliates, Cainiao Network and Koubei, respectively, we participate in the logistics and local services sectors.
Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
Founded in 2012, Bytedance owns a series of content platforms that enable people to connect with, consume, and create content through machine learning technology. Our flagship product Toutiao is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Bytedance also operates a series of products popular with mobile users worldwide, including Tik Tok and News Republic.
Qualcomm invents breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes and communicates. When we connected the phone to the Internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our inventions are the foundation for life-changing products, experiences, and industries. As we lead the world to 5G, we envision this next big change in cellular technology spurring a new era of intelligent, connected devices and enabling new opportunities in connected cars, remote delivery of health care services, and the IoT — including smart cities, smart homes, and wearables.
Ant Financial is a technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial, officially founded in October 2014, originated from Alipay founded in 2004.Ant Financial is dedicated to bringing the world more equal opportunities through building a technology-driven open ecosystem and working with other financial institutions to support the future financial needs of society.
At Two Sigma we imagine breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields by pushing the boundaries of what open source and proprietary technology can do. In the process, we work to help real people. Through our investors, we support the retirements of millions around the world and help fund breakthrough research, education and a wide range of charities and foundations. Our engineers and modelers harness data at tremendous scale, using machine learning, distributed computing and other technologies to build powerful predictive models. Come build with us!
Man AHL is a quantitative investment manager. A pioneer of systematic trading since 1987, we mix machine learning, computer science and engineering with terabytes of data to invest billions of dollars every day. Our collaboration with academia – the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance – celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017. We are a flat-structured company that seeks the best.
Invenia Labs uses machine learning to optimise the electricity grid, ensure demands are met at least-possible prices and minimum pollution. Our work helps to reduce emissions and pollution, improve the reliability of the grid and increase economic efficiency. We are researchers with backgrounds in machine learning, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering and economics. In addition to being researchers, we are all interested in problems that have a huge impact on the world, specifically complex systems that involve economic and environmental efficiency along with human health and AI safety.
Preferred Networks (PFN) is a Tokyo-based startup that applies deep learning to industry. PFN develops Chainer, a deep learning framework. PFN works with Toyota Motor for autonomous driving, FANUC for manufacturing robots, and National Cancer Center Japan for healthcare. Recently we unveiled a personal robot system by exhibiting autonomous tidying-up robots. A subsidiary is located in California.
Cirrascale Cloud Services is a premier provider of dedicated, multi-GPU cloud-based solutions enabling GPU-driven deep learning frameworks and HPC applications. The Company delivers a secure, bare-metal high-performance cloud platform enabling customers to scale their business as needed. To learn more about Cirrascale Cloud Services, visit http://www.cirrascale.cloud or call (888) 942-3800.
Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm that uses innovative technology, a scientific approach, and a deep understanding of markets to guide our business. We employ over 700 people in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam. The environment is intellectual and collaborative; every day, there are new problems to solve and new theories to test. We're always looking for our next great idea.
Founded in late 2016, Pony.ai aims to build the safest and most reliable self-driving solution and deliver it at a global scale. Pony.ai’s fully self-developed software algorithms and infrastructure enables a vehicle to accurately perceive its surroundings, predict what others will do, and maneuver itself accordingly. Pony.ai is a privately held company headquartered in China and in the United States.
V7 uses vision AI to double the pace of scientific progress in humanity's most important searches for cures. We are a London based team operating in stealth. At NIPS, we are launching Graphotate, a beautifully designed, semi-automatic, expandable image annotation & dataset management tool for the sciences. Visit our booth to try it and receive an invite code. Graphotate is free for academia.
NAVER LABS is an Ambient Intelligence company of NAVER, Korea's leading internet company. NAVER LABS researchers, engineers and designers work on future technologies including autonomous driving, robotics and artificial intelligence.The primary areas of research at NAVER LABS Europe in France are computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning and optimization.
The Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, founded in early 2017, deploys cutting-edge AI technologies to generate real-world impact across Bosch products and services. The center’s goal is to achieve a leading position for Bosch in AI by attracting top talent, conducting differentiating research, and applying AI for the transformation of Bosch towards an AI-driven IoT company.
Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is what’s happening and what people are talking about, all around the world. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, from big events to everyday interests. If it's happening anywhere, it's happening first on Twitter. Twitter is where the full story unfolds with all the live commentary and where live events come to life unlike anywhere else. Twitter is available in more than 40 languages around the world. The service can be accessed at twitter.com, on a variety of mobile devices and via SMS. For more information, visit about.twitter.com or follow @twitter. For information on how to download the Twitter and Periscope apps, visit twitter.com/download and periscope.tv.
Cubist Systematic Strategies, the quantitative investing business of Point72, deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures, and foreign exchange. The core of our effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.
Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery, committed to delighting its customers every step of the way.
PDT Partners has had significant success over the past 24 years as a quantitative investment manager by using a scientifically rigorous approach to develop and deploy trading strategies. We’re looking for people who love digging into challenging, data-driven problems. We have a supportive, collaborative culture, and are committed to being a fantastic place to work!
The MATLAB and Simulink product families are fundamental applied math and computational tools adopted by more than 5000 universities and colleges. MathWorks products help prepare students for careers in industry, where the tools are widely used for data analysis, mathematical modeling, and algorithm development in collaborative research and new product development.
Arm technologies enable the world’s most popular AI platform — the smartphone — including machine learning (ML) features like predictive text, speech recognition, and computational photography. We also enable newer AI platforms like voice assistants and consumer robots that are revolutionizing how people interact with technology and the way technology interacts with the world.
Jump Trading is a leader in automated trading powered by applied machine learning, high performance computing, and custom hardware. Founded in 1999, Jump Trading remains a privately owned and funded company with an entrepreneurial culture and 600 employees across offices in Chicago, New York, London, Singapore, and Shanghai.
Disney Research’s objective is to drive value across The Walt Disney Company by injecting scientific & technological innovation. Our world-class research seeks to invent and transfer the most compelling technologies enabling the company to differentiate its content, services, and products. Disney Research combines the best of academia and industry, by doing basic and application-driven research.
NextAI is Canada’s premiere AI startup accelerator located in Toronto and Montreal - two global hotspots for AI research and commercialization. NextAI is for entrepreneurs, researchers and scientists looking to launch AI-enabled ventures. We provide up to $200K of seed funding and founder development in the form of in-depth business and technical education taught by award-winning global faculty and entrepreneurs. All NextAI teams are given workspace and in-kind startup perks and access to corporate partners providing resources, including technology tools, data sets and mentorship.
Twenty Billion Neurons is bringing deep learning-based AI to edge computing devices. With TwentyBN solutions, devices from laptop computers to appliances to robots can understand what is happening in the world around them using nothing more than an RGB camera. In training these devices, the company leverages its unique Crowd-Acting platform, on which humans demonstrate the world to machines.
Bloomberg's technology drives the world’s financial markets. Bloomberg’s core product, the Terminal, is a must-have for more than 325,000 of the most influential people in finance. Our data scientists, engineers and researchers are building machine learning models for predicting the impact of news stories on company prices, recommendation systems, semantic parsing for question answering, topic clustering and classification, sentiment analysis, anomaly detection in time series and a variety of other problems.
The D. E. Shaw group is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward. We use a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to uncover independent, hard-to-find sources of return across global public and private markets. Founded in 1988 over a small bookstore in downtown New York City, the D. E. Shaw group began with six employees and $28 million in capital and quickly became a pioneer in computational finance. In the early days of exposed pipes and extension cords, tripping on a cable could take out our whole trading system. Today, the firm has more than 1,200 people around the globe and an institutional-grade (and trip-proof) infrastructure, but we still value creativity, entrepreneurship and the spirit of discovery.
Insilico Medicine is committed to extending human performance and longevity using the latest advances in AI. Insilico develops end-to-end AI-powered drug discovery pipelines and it pioneers the applications of the generative adversarial networks (GANs) and reinforcement learning for de novo generation of drug molecules. Insilico received NVIDIA top 5 AI companies for social impact 2017, CB Insights’ global top 100 AI companies 2018, and the Frost & Sullivan 2018 North American Artificial Intelligence for Aging Research and Drug Development Award.
BenevolentAI is the global leader in the development and application of artificial intelligence (“AI”) for scientific innovation. It is the largest private AI company in Europe and one of the five largest private AI companies in the world. BenevolentAI has built a leading position in artificial intelligence by developing technologies that deliver previously unimaginable scientific advances, rapidly accelerate scientific innovation and completely disrupt traditional methods of scientific discovery. The technology has been validated in drug discovery, specifically, in the most challenging field of human biology: the identification of new disease targets.
IVADO aims to bring together industry professionals and academic researchers to develop cutting-edge expertise in data science, operational research and artificial intelligence. With over 1000 affiliated scientists, IVADO is an advanced multidisciplinary centre for knowledge in sectors including statistics, business intelligence, deep learning, applied mathematics, data mining and cybersecurity.
Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.
Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.
Sberbank is a powerful innovative bank which is rapidly becoming one of the major digital financial institutions. Sberbank is an international bank in the top 20 in terms of capitalization with offices in Switzerland, Austria, England, Turkey and a number of European countries. We are actively using artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to empower our products and services.
Based in Tokyo, Cogent Labs provides cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence solutions to solve real-world problems and to improve people’s quality of life and work. Our international team conducts advanced applied and fundamental research in machine learning and deep learning to develop high quality products and business solutions, leveraging expertise across a wide range of fields including time-series forecasting, natural language processing and image processing.
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 125 million memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Netflix uses machine learning across a wide range of core business areas, including: personalization, content creation, and streaming algorithms.
SPORTLOGiQ is an AI-powered sports analytics company transforming the way fans & teams experience the game. Founded in 2015 by an Olympic athlete and a PhD in computer vision and machine learning, we help teams win more games and broadcasters engage more viewers. We’re looking for passionate researchers & engineers to help us transform every aspect of the sports industry with machine intelligence
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, operating Russia’s most popular search engine. We provide user-centric products and services based on the latest innovations in information retrieval, machine learning and machine intelligence to a worldwide customer audience on all digital platforms and devices.
Samsung semiconductor solutions are the engines that power today’s devices. The Samsung U.S. SOC R&D Lab was founded in 2010 as a research center for cellular modem systems and solutions. Over the years, the lab expanded its research and development roles into two main fields, wireless communications and multimedia processing. R&D efforts in wireless communications include 5G cellular New Radio.
BioMind™ is deeply committed to improving the lives of millions of patients globally through deeptech. Staffed by a mission-driven people who love building great products powered by Artificial Intelligence, the team creates predictive applications to help hospitals diagnose medical conditions and manage healthcare-related problems. BioMind™ AI applications cover a wide spectrum of areas including brain tumours, vascular diseases and pathology.
At J.P. Morgan, technology is at the core of everything we do to & is the foundation of our exceptional client & employee experience. We have 50,000 professionals that collaborate to design, build, & deploy cutting edge solutions. We hired ~300 people for Machine Learning, AI, & Data Science roles last year & we're looking for more who want to solve big data science problems and change the world.
Inspur is the leader in intelligent computing and ranked top three in worldwide server manufacturing. We provide cutting-edge hardware design and deliver extensive AI product solutions. Inspur provides customers with customized IT infrastructures and AI solutions that are Tier 1 in quality and energy efficiency. Inspur's products are optimized for applications and workloads built for data center environments.
Lyft's vision of the self-driving future is shaped around people — not cars. With accessible, safe transportation for everyone, we can redefine our world and reclaim our cities. Engineers at Level 5 are equipping vehicles with the latest advancements in sensors, and applying deep learning to predict and perceive the world around us. We're leveraging route by route data from the million Lyft rides completed every day to both rapidly advance our technology and train our vehicles.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. With innovative business applications supported by an enterprise intelligence platform, SAS helps customers at 44,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster, since 1976.
XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the global leader in designing & implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges including the \$10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition challenging teams to develop a multipurpose avatar system and the $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition is challenging teams to develop powerful Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications.
Squarepoint is a systematic investment manager with deep functional expertise in Quantitative Research, Trading & Technology. We design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main offices in New York, London, Singapore & Montreal we emphasize true global collaboration by aligning our teams functionally.
Founded in December 2005, 360 Security Center is a leading internet security service provider in China. Our seasoned technical team is devoted to developing innovative and advanced security technology to protect personal computers and mobile phones. We offer a wide variety of security products, such as 360 Security Guard, 360 AntiVirus, 360 Secure Browser, 360 Safebox and 360 MobileSafe.
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is a pioneer in the field of tire and rubber manufacturing. Recently, we launched a dedicated organization Digital Solution Center to further accelerate pushing the boundaries of mobility services by understanding ever-changing customer needs, based on advanced technologies in distributed IoT analytics and sensor-fusion technologies.
Founded in May 2017, Roadstar.ai is a Shenzhen & Silicon Valley-based startup specializing in Level 4 autonomous driving technologies. The company has raised US$128 million in Series-A Funding, marking the largest single-round funding for China’s self-driving industry. Roadstar.ai has formed strategic partnerships with OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers from Japan, USA, and Europe.
Lab41 is an IQT Lab that explores how the U.S. government can leverage emerging machine learning capabilities to impact mission. We’re tackling the most difficult challenges in data analytics, in support of the U.S. Intelligence Community. IQT Labs are a part of In-Q-Tel and strive to illustrate the art of the possible. Our projects leverage and contribute to the open source community.
xBrain develops AI solutions, specialized in Natural Language for businesses. For us machines and people are complementary and by facilitating the collaboration between humans and AI, we empower people to reach their true potential. It’s with this mindset that xBrain created satisfaction.AI the first AI powered conversational platform dedicated to disrupt the customer service.
YiXue Inc. is a leading AI-based adaptive learning service provider for K-12 students in China. YiXue offers after-school courses for Math, English, Chinese, Physics and Chemistry subjects, powered by its proprietary AI adaptive engine and custom-built courseware. Students can enjoy a supervised adaptive learning experience that has been proven to improve both efficacy and student engagement.
Founded in 2010, Quadrature Capital is a small tech business run by programmers. Using cutting edge technologies and complex algorithms, we analyse petabytes of structured and unstructured data to trade in a way that’s impossible for humans. Our trading is entirely automated and we look to bring automation to everything we do. Talented people and powerful technology make it all possible.
Westbourne Partners is a boutique recruitment firm and an AI specialist. Our portfolio of clients covers exciting start-ups, global Tech firms & the most successful Hedge Funds. We help our clients gain an edge in the competitive area of talent acquisition & help connect our candidates with well-matched teams in R&D. Our coverage includes Autonomous Driving, AR/VR, Research Labs & Quant Trading.
SoundHound Inc. turns sound into understanding and actionable meaning. We believe in enabling humans to interact with the things around them by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, and every other part of the emerging 'connected' world. Our Houndify platform brings voice-enabled AI to everyone, everywhere, including our Hound voice assistant our SoundHound music recognition app.
Petuum, Inc. is a ML and AI company built upon years of research by leading CMU faculty & students. We are creating a powerful, programmable and distributed everyday tool for managers, engineers and data scientists. With it's omni-lingual (all languages), omni-mount (all hardware), and omni-source (all data formats) platform, Petuum is putting practical AI into the hands of every enterprise.
As a leading AI research group in Healthcare with dozens of papers published at top-tier machine learning conferences, AITRICS aims to deliver predictive, preventive and personalized care, while giving everyone access to the power of data-driven health intelligence. Its rigorous, research-driven approach will lead to optimized precision care, strengthening trust, fairness and transparency.
IVADO Labs is a Montreal-based start-up in the heart of one of the fastest growing AI communities in the world. We are building a new organization with a mandate to deliver advanced solutions and software products in the field of data science, operational research and AI. Our goal : to solve the most complex problems and the highest added value for our technological and industrial partners via...
Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.
GHELIA Inc. was established in June 2017 as a joint venture between Sony CSL, UEI Corporation, and WiL, LLC.. GHELIA aims to utilize AI technologies not only for business enterprises but also for human enhancement. In order to achieve this, we are working on a new AI platform suitable for lay people to easily develop their own AI systems and freely distribute them across the globe.
Imagia is the artificial intelligence B2B co-development partner for the next generation of healthcare solutions. We unlock AI-driven healthcare research collaborations through the Evidens platform. Evidens removes data access barriers for non-AI-expert clinical researchers, and provides research and discovery infrastructure for both clinical and AI researchers.
Pupil Labs develops open source software and builds accessible hardware for eye tracking. Our mobile eye tracking headsets have research grade specs and enable accessible and scalable eye tracking research. Pupil software ships with state of the art eye tracking algorithms. Pupil Labs enables VR and AR research and development by providing eye tracking add-ons for the latest consumer hardware.
Obsidian Security is a data-driven start-up working at the intersection of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, ethical data science, and hybrid-cloud environments. Founded by Glenn Chisholm, Ben Johnson, and Matt Wolff with backing from Greylock Partners, Obsidian Security is focused on using applied mathematics and machine learning to secure and empower today's hybrid cloud organizations.
Freenome is an AI genomics company on a mission to empower everyone with the tools they need to detect, treat, and ultimately prevent their diseases. By applying advanced machine learning techniques to recent breakthroughs in genomic science, Freenome is developing noninvasive blood tests to detect early-stage cancer and improve precision oncology treatments for millions of patients.
Ouster is a leading provider of LIDAR and related robotics technology dedicated to bringing 3D sensing to the masses. We sell the OS-1 and OS-2 LIDAR sensors which are the most capable, powerful, and affordable sensors on the market. We focus on practical, scalable engineering, and pride ourselves on shipping products, not promises.
Established in April 2016, Tencent AI Lab is a corporate-level research and application lab of artificial intelligence. AI Lab’s vision is to "Make AI Everywhere" for the benefit of people in all aspects of life. Backed by 70 world-class research scientists and 300 experienced engineers in China and US, the lab strives to continuously improve AI's capability.
Hearst is one of the nation's largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global financial services leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health; Transportation assets ; 31 television stations, Newspapers (e.g. Sfgate), and Magazines (e.g. Elle, Cosmo).
Didi Chuxing is the world’s leading mobile transportation platform. We are committed to working with communities and partners to solve the world’s transportation, environmental and employment challenges by using big data-driven deep-learning algorithms that optimize resource allocation. We strive to build an open, efficient, collaborative, and sustainable transportation ecosystem.
SenseTime is the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence (AI) unicorn focusing on computer vision and deep learning. The company has raised a total financing of more than US$1.6 billion and is valued over US$4.5 billion. With the mission of leading AI innovation to power the future, SenseTime has independently developed a deep learning platform, supercomputing centers, and a range of AI...
Enjoying a leading economic position in Europe with more than 500,000 firms, 29 Fortune Global 500 company headquarters, and 150,000 researchers, Paris Region, also called in France "Region Île-de-France" ranks among the most competitive regions for research and development, innovation, and entrepreneurship and aims to become a world leading hub for artificial intelligence
Ascent Robotics, through the influence of theoretical neuroscience, is developing a new algorithmic approach to robotic control. Building intuitive and interpretable full stack AI across autonomous vehicles and industrial robotics. Since inception in 2016, the company has attracted talented individuals to solve the world’s most complex issues.
Argo AI was founded to tackle one of the most challenging applications in computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence with self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles that enable these transformations and more. The challenges are
SK Telecom is Korea’s largest telecom company with more than 29 million mobile subscribers and actively developing powerful platforms (Lifestyle Enhancement, Media and IoT) aimed at delivering optimal value to customers. AI Research Center and research group 'T-Brain' is focused on advancing fundamental AI research while also producing practical applications on SKT’s own data and service platform.
Habana Labs was founded in 2016 to unlock the true potential of AI by providing an order of magnitude improvements in processing performance, cost and power consumption. The company set out to develop AI processors from the ground up, optimized for the specific needs of training deep neural networks and for inference deployment in production environments. Habana Labs is a fabless semiconductor company located in Tel-Aviv, Israel and San Jose, California, employing over 120 people worldwide.
Expedia is one of the world’s leading full-service online travel brands helping travelers easily plan and book travel from the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, rail, cruises, activities, attractions, and services. Our scientists combine their passion for travel and expertise in ML/AI to solve some of the most complex computational problems in the travel domain.
ParallelM is the first and only company delivering machine learning operationalization (MLOps) at scale. ParallelM’s breakthrough MCenter™ solution is built specifically to power the deployment and management of machine learning pipelines in production, so that companies can scale machine learning across their business applications.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, financial services, energy and specialized markets. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. We're a socially responsible global company operating in 30 countries around the world.
Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions, which enable the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has 147,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries. Visit aptiv.com.
HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 3,800 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions. www.gbm.hsbc.com
Hudson River Trading brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. At HRT we are mathematicians, computer scientists, statisticians, physicists and engineers. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.
The Global Services for Machine Intelligence team at Lionbridge provides human-powered services to support our customers’ AI efforts by providing unparalleled scalability and complete global coverage. For more information about Global Services for Machine Intelligence, Lionbridge, please contact GSMI@lionbridge.com
GSA Capital is a multi-award winning investment manager that has been delivering exceptional results to global investors for over 15 years. With offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, GSA Capital combines a world-class proprietary platform with innovative thinking to develop and deploy systematic and process-driven investment strategies across all asset classes, geographies and timescales.