Abstract: Taylor will share some of the biggest regrets and lessons he has learned after a decade of building and selling AI startups. From Sequoia's HireVue to his own deep-learning startup Zeff which was acquired by DataRobot. Taylor will discuss key competencies and lessons needed when it comes to selling AI software in the market.
Bio: Ben Taylor has over 17 years of machine-learning experience. After studying chemical engineering, Taylor joined Intel and Micron and worked in their photolithography, process control, and yield prediction groups. Pursuing his love for high-performance computing (HPC) and predictive modeling, Taylor joined an artificial intelligence hedge fund (AIQ) as their AI expert. Taylor then joined a young HR startup called HireVue and built out their data science group and helped o launch HireVue's AI insights product using video/audio from candidate interviews. In 2017 Taylor co-founded Zeff.ai to pursue deep learning for image, audio, video, and text for the enterprise.