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Building Teams for the Future of AI

September 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

Join startups, VCs, and talent leaders for an engaging discussion on AI talent market and best practices for building strong, diverse teams.

IMPORTANT NOTE! Women in Big Data has received 25 complimentary tickets for this event.

With the rapid advancement of AI technology and commercial breakthroughs, building a strong and diverse AI team becomes increasingly critical for business success in the high-tech era. AI talent is scarce, costly and in high demand. It is challenging for all companies to gain an edge in the intense talent environment. This event aims to help tech and talent leaders better understand the AI talent market and best practices for building, nurturing, and retaining strong and diverse teams to accelerate their business growth.


1:00pm – 1:30pm Check-in & Networking

1:30pm – 1:40pm Welcome Message

Margaret Laffan: VP of Business Development @ TalentSeer; Venture Partner @ BoomingStar Ventures

1:40pm – 2:10pm AI Transformation: Progress & Future Trends

Gil Arditi: Head of Product, Machine Learning @ Lyft

2:10pm – 2:40pm AI Talent Evolution & Best Practice for Building A Strong AI Team

Alex Ren: Founder @ TalentSeer & Robin.ly; Managing Partner @ BoomingStar Ventures

Margaret Laffan: VP of Business Development @ TalentSeer; Venture Partner @ BoomingStar Ventures

2:40pm – 3:10pm Networking Break

3:10pm – 3:40pm Developing & Scaling Startup Teams From the Ground Up

‍Luan Lam: Global VP of Talent @ Harness; Advisor of Talent @ Unusual Ventures

3:40pm – 4:10pm Leveraging the Power of Investors to Grow & Nurture Teams

‍Jennifer Holmstolm: Head of Talent @ GGV Capital

4:10pm – 4:50pm Panel Discussion: Challenges in Building an AI Team and the Future of Work

Ted Maguire, Director of Executive Talent @ Khosla Ventures

Georgina Salamy, Director of Talent @ Zoox

Margaret Laffan, VP of Business Development @ TalentSeer (Panel Moderator)

More panelists to be confirmed

4:50pm – 5:30pm Summit Recap & Networking


Early Bird: Now-09/ 02/2019, $99

General Admission: 09/03/2019- 09/19/2019, $149

Click here to view more event details. Contact us at service@talentseer.com for any questions.



September 19, 2019
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT


Computer History Museum
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043 United States
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