The Latest Advances in AI and Machine Learning: A Conversation with CEOs and Founders
Watch this on-demand presentation featuring founders of leading AI companies in the Alumni Ventures portfolio as we discuss the latest advances in AI, the exciting potential of innovating companies in this sector, and the wide-ranging impact of AI-related technology.
This webinar features some of the most innovative minds in AI today, including founders of leading companies in this industry. You will have a unique opportunity to gain insight into new trends and developments in the field of AI from these experienced professionals.
Additionally, you can expect an overview of the entire sector as a whole; what it looks like now, and where it’s headed in the future. This webinar will surely be an invaluable experience for those interested in staying ahead of the curve on this rapidly advancing technology. We are pleased to welcome industry-leading founders to discuss the many facets and opportunities in the AI marketplace today and beyond.
Strawberry Creek Ventures Managing Partner Matt Caspari is joined by Emrah Gultekin, CEO of Chooch, a computer vision platform that can replicate any visual task from defect detection to security to complex counting, Yashar Behzadi, CEO of Synthesis AI, a startup at the intersection of deep learning and CGI, creating a new paradigm for computer vision model development, and Oren Netzer, CEO of DataHeroes, a data science company that will help simplify and speed up all data-science related operations.
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About your presenters
Managing Partner, Strawberry Creek Ventures
Matt is a two-time venture-backed founder/CEO with a decade of startup operating experience. Before joining Strawberry Creek Ventures, he was an Investing Partner at Spike Ventures, where he participated in over twenty investments. He’s an active angel investor and leads an AngelList syndicate with over 1,000 backers. Prior to joining Alumni Ventures, Matt was a leader of the innovation team at Nike where he oversaw a portfolio of projects and led global cross-functional teams. While at UC Berkeley, Matt founded Aurora Biofuels, which grew to over 100 employees and raised more than $100m in capital before being acquired by Reliance Industries. He’s a longtime Judge / Mentor at LAUNCH: The University of California’s Startup Accelerator and a Mentor at Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship. Matt holds an MBA with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a BS in Biochemistry from Georgetown University.
Co-Founder and CEO of Chooch.AI
Emrah Gültekin, a Turkish-American, is the Co-Founder and CEO of Chooch.AI. As a serial entrepreneur he has more than 20 years building startups and businesses from engineering consultancy to real estate development to commercial and social investment consulting under his belt. Before launching Chooch AI, Gültekin was CEO of Terra Invest, creating, developing a platform where commercial and social endeavors deliver value to investors and stakeholders alike. Prior he served as a board member of the governmental DEIK – Foreign Economic Relations Board. In his early life he was a successful entrepreneur in Turkey and the US. Emrah Gültekin was educated at Brown University and MIT and is a US Citizen.
Founder and CEO of Synthesis AI
Yashar Behzadi PhD is the CEO and Founder of Synthesis AI. He is an experienced entrepreneur who has built transformative businesses in AI, medical technology, and IoT markets. He has spent the last 14 years in Silicon Valley building and scaling data-centric technology companies. Yashar has over 30 patents and patents pending and a Ph.D. from UCSD with a focus on spatial-temporal modeling of functional brain imaging.
Co-Founder and CEO of DataHeroes
Prior to founding DataHeroes, Oren was the Founder and former CEO of DoubleVerify and Co-Founder and CEO of cClearly. He received the distinguished 2012 Technology Pioneers Award by World Economic Forum in Davos and is an inventor of multiple patents in the digital marketing space.