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Neil Jacobstein

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    Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, Robotics, Innovation, Computing
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Neil Jacobstein is the Chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track at Singularity University. As a founding Singularity Expert and former President of Singularity, he brings a wealth of experience to the field. Neil is a MediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, focusing on augmented decision systems since 2007. He actively applies AI to practical business challenges and holds a Venture Partner role at Bold Capital Partners.Neil's impactful career includes being CEO of Teknowledge Corp, an early AI company and providing AI/ML system building and technical R&D consulting to numerous industrial and governmental partners like Deloitte, E&Y, PWC, Boeing, NASA and the U.S. military branches. He reviews technical papers for AI conferences, serves as a Technical Infrastructure Leader on the XPRIZE COVID Pandemic Alliance and is part of the Earth and Life Studies Committee for the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.Beyond AI, Neil is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute, a founder of the Aspen Institute in New Zealand and actively involved in seminars focusing on technology ethics, leadership and challenges like climate change. He's an interdisciplinary thinker who bridges art and science and is recognized for his talks worldwide on the implications of AI, robotics and manufacturing. With expertise across industries and his commitment to ethical, sustainable progress, Neil continues to advise and consult for corporations, startups, nonprofits and government bodies.


AI Ethics: Privacy, Bias, and Trust in Machine Learning
Autonomous Vehicles: An Imperfect Way to Save Millions of Lives
ChatGPT and Large Language Model Breakthroughs
Finance and Investment in the AI Revolution