2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Testing Your (Artificial) Intelligence

Sunday, March 13
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 8ABC
531 E 4th St

The shot heard round the world, Siri entered the mobile industry and the smartphone was forever changed. What Siri did was create a market demand for natural language technology. Now, consumers require the ability to interact with technology like a human. And, industries are responding, leveraging natural language to enhance their digital platforms. But, what’s next? This panel, featuring natural language AI visionaries, will explore the power of natural language technology in business, health and everyday life and discuss how it will change and shape our world in the future.

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Alex Lebrun

Head of Wit.ai at Facebook

Wit.ai at Facebook

Alex Lebrun is the head of Wit.ai at Facebook. Wit.ai is an AI platform that makes it easy for developers to create applications that users can talk to. Before founding Wit.ai, Alex was the founder...

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Dimitra Vergyri at SXSW

Dimitra Vergyri

Dir, Speech Technology & Research Laboratory

SRI International

Dimitra Vergyri is the director of Speech Technology and Research (STAR) laboratory at SRI International. Her interests include intelligent dialogue systems, information extraction from speech, voi...

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Dror Oren at SXSW

Dror Oren

Co-Founder & VP of Prod


Dror has over 10 years of experience in software engineering, marketing and product management. Prior to Kasisto, Dror was an executive director on the SRI Ventures team at SRI International, where...

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Raj Singh at SXSW

Raj Singh



Raj Singh is a mobile industry veteran having worked across the space over the past 12 years. Raj is the Founder and CEO of venture-backed Tempo AI focused on developing a smart calendar. Tempo AI ...

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