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Babak Hodjat

Babak Hodjat

    • The inventor of the technology behind Apple's Siri
    • Co-Founder, CEO, and Cheif Scientist of Sentient Technologies
    • Takes audiences into the future with salient insights on artificial intelligence and machine learning
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Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

California

Machine Intelligence gets real (Todd Levy, Babak Hodjat, Drew Conway, Karin Klein) | DLD New York

Machine Intelligence gets real (Todd Levy, Babak Hodjat, Drew Conway, Karin Klein) | DLD New York

Interview Babak Hodjat @ Pioneers'17

Interview Babak Hodjat @ Pioneers'17

Babak is co-founder, chief executive officer, and chief scientist of Sentient Technologies, creator of the world’s most powerful distributed artificial intelligence platform. A serial entrepreneur, he has started a number of Silicon Valley companies as main inventor and technologist, and he is well-known as the architect of the technology behind Apple's voice recognition system, Siri.

Babak is the former senior director of engineering at Sybase iAnywhere, where he led mobile solutions engineering, and before that, he was co-founder, chief technology officer, and board member of Dejima Inc., where he was the primary inventor of its patented, agent-oriented technology applied to intelligent interfaces for mobile and enterprise computing – the technology behind Siri. 

Babak is a published scholar in the fields of artificial life, agent-oriented software engineering, and distributed artificial intelligence, and has more than 30 granted or pending patents to his name. With an unmatched level of expertise and enthusiasm, he equips audiences with insights on the future of artificial intelligence, including the impact of natural language processing, machine learning, genetic algorithms, and distributed AI on how business will be done.

  • The Future of AI and Businesses
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