DR. KAI-FU LEE

CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF SINOVATION VENTURES. PRESIDENT, SINOVATION VENTURES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE INSTITUTE

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Keynote Speaker Category: Artificial Intelligence, China, TED Speakers,

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

Videos:
TED – How AI can save our humanity

Books:
His book AI Superpowers has given Dr. Lee the chance to connect the dots on four decades of work, growth, and evolution. As he reflects on developments in AI through his own personal journey in different companies and cultures, from AI researcher and business executive to venture capitalist, author, and cancer survivor, Dr. Lee touches on issues both global and deeply personal: the rise of artificial intelligence, the intertwined fates of the places that he’s called home, and his own evolution from a workaholic to a more loving father, husband, and human being.

Topics:
Dr. Lee’s Passionate Vision for the World in AI Superpowers. How the Values of AI Technology and Our Human Need for True Connection Will Play Out

  • What Is AI
  • AI and You
  • Common AI Myths
  • China VS US

How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of Sinovation Venture’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. Sinovation Ventures, managing US$2 billion dual currency investment fund, is a leading technology-savvy investment firm focusing on developing the next generation of Chinese high-tech companies. Prior to founding Sinovation Ventures in 2009.

Dr. Lee was the Vice President of Google, President of Google China. Previously, he held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. Dr. Lee received his Bachelor degree from Computer Science from Columbia University, and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Lee has Honorary Doctorate Degrees from the City University of Hong Kong and Carnegie Mellon University. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Lee was the Vice Chairman of the Committee of 100, an elite group of Chinese Americans and one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2013. Dr. Lee has authored ten US patents, and over one hundred journal and conference papers, and author of seven top-selling books in Chinese, and has over 50 million followers on social media.

For anyone who wants to understand the dynamics of AI today, and how AI is likely to affect how people will work and live – and what jobs are going to thrive or fall away – New York Times bestselling author Dr. Lee is the ideal guide. Through his wide personal experience in the growth of artificial intelligence in the United States and in China, he knows better than anyone the social and political implications of AI and new technologies and how they will influence the future global economy.

In the media:

COVID gave China an edge in A.I. battle against the U.S.

China’s Robotic Edge

THE UNITED STATES CAN ONLY ACHIEVE AI DOMINANCE WITH ITS ALLIES

America’s technological leadership is at stake in this election

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