Applied AI Leadership Dinner, November 2019
On the evening of 26th November, Spectrum hosted a Leadership Dinner for Applied AI businesses in association with Silverpeak, the technology investment bank, and Wiggin, the technology law firm.
We brought together 19 peers from artificial intelligence organisations, at founder, CEO and Chairman level, for a ‘Chatham House rule’ discussion on the rapidly evolving AI landscape during a private dinner in central London.
This dinner was the second AI themed dinner we’ve co-hosted. The previous dinner took place 2 years previously, and it was interesting to see how AI thinking has matured during that time.
In particular, the core discussion theme has moved on from AI acceptance then, to ‘safe’ (ethically sound) AI today.
The conversation also explored how safe AI could be demonstrated and proven, and, conversely, also explored how properly adopted AI eliminates the conscious or unconscious bias in systems and processes that currently exist.
The discussion began with a brief talk from Pietro Strada from Silverpeak, which served to highlight the availability of capital for European growth companies, but also the predominance of the US and of China in AI funding, and included breakdown of the companies between ‘light’, ‘medium’ and ‘heavy’ in AI intensity.
To register your interest in attending future events, please contact Sarah Rush at Spectrum.