CIPS CONNECTIONSPODCAST/VIDEO INTERVIEWS by STEPHEN IBARAKI
A Chat with Neil Sahota: IBM Master Inventor; United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert; Best-selling Author
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Neil Sahota.
Neil Sahota is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, and Faculty at UC Irvine. With 20+ years of business experience, he works with clients and business partners to create next generation products/solutions powered by emerging technology. His work experience spans multiple industries including legal services, healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media/communication, and government. Moreover, Neil is one of the few people selected for IBM's Corporate Service Corps leadership program that pairs leaders with NGOs to perform community-driven economic development projects. For his assignment, Neil lived and worked in Ningbo, China where he partnered with Chinese corporate CEOs to create a leadership development program.
In addition, Neil partners with entrepreneurs to define their products, establish their target markets, and structure their companies. He is a member of several investor groups like the Tech Coast Angels and assists startups with investor funding. Neil also serves as a judge in various startup competitions and mentor in several incubator/accelerator programs.
In their new book, "OWN THE A.I. REVOLUTION: Unlock Your Artificial Intelligence Strategy to Disrupt Your Competition", Neil Sahota and Michael Ashley demystify A.I., providing a future-forward look at the multitude of business opportunities it will offer, as well as the risks. It is a definitive primer on everything you need to be a leader in this revolution.
In addition to providing an in-depth tutorial on A.I., the authors focus on nuts-and-bolts business practicalities: how to find off-the-shelf A.I. solutions, assemble the best team, perform a cost/benefit analysis of implementing it into business strategies, train/test the A.I., and ensure you remain current and ahead of the curve.
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