Prominent Chinese AI investor Dr. Kai-Fu Lee predicts half the jobs in the world could be replaced by AI in ten years time.
So organizations should start preparing now for the arrival of the AI workforce which promises to disrupt companies big and small. Properly implemented, AI will improve efficiency, generate higher margins and enable those that have a smart AI strategy to outsmart those that don’t.
To address these and other questions, China Money Network is proud to host The AI Evolution Series: Prepping For The AI Workforce, a joint panel of AI scientists, CEOs and investors from Gobi Partners, WorkFusion, and Xiaoi Robot.
More information at: China Money Network
Date: Monday, Sep 4, 2017
Location: Naked Hub, 3/F, 380 Huangpi Nan Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Gobi Partners: Ken Xu
Ken is the managing partner of Gobi Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm focused on information technology, telecom, media and technology (TMT) and digital media industries. His work on the investment side covers areas such as wireless applications, location-based services (LBS), mobile SNS, and cloud computing. He also has extensive experience in multiple industries, including information technology (IT), financial services, real estate, and construction.
WorkFusion: Max Yankelevich
Max is the founder and CEO of WorkFusion, an AI company helping financial services and other big corporations to replace white-collar office workers with AI systems. New York-based WorkFusion has raised US$75 million in venture funding, and has helped corporations save millions by deploying AI tech to take over repetitive back office work. Max attended MIT where he studied computer science and mathematics.
Xiaoi Robot: Yiya Xu
Yiya is the senior VP at Xiaoi Robot, a Chinese AI company listed on the New Third Board. Xiaoi Robot helps giant Chinese corporations including China Telecom, China Unicom, and Bank of China replace human staff at their call centers, in addition to provide other AI solutions. Before joining Xiaoi Robot in 2010, Yiya worked at Microsoft China and Apple China.
China Money Network: Nina Xiang
Nina is the co-founder of China Money Network, the leading information platform for China’s VC and tech markets. Before co-founding CMN, Nina worked at Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Institutional Investor magazine, in addition to serving as part-time correspondent for China Business Network and China Radio International.
– How fast will the AI workforce arrive at your company’s office?
– How should companies and professionals prepare for the arrival of the AI workforce?
– How to come up with a well-thought-out AI strategy?
– What are the challenges in implement an AI plan, and how to overcome them?