Co-Founder Siri, Sentient, & Viv Labs - Founding member of VP AI Experience


AI for Society

As an entrepreneur, researcher, developer and executive, Adam Cheyer has a track record of pioneering many important technical innovations. As co-founder of Siri (sold to Apple), he originated the first popular voice assistant, resident on more than 2B devices. As co-founder of Sentient (sold to Cognizant), he helped build one of the first truly large scale distributed machine learning platforms, running neural networks and genetic algorithms on more than 1M CPUs. As founding member of, he helped create the first social network for social activism, today with more than 500M members. As as co-founder of Viv Labs (sold to Samsung), he helped develop the first internet scale voice assistant that could plan and execute complex tasks and transactions. Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 39 patents. He graduated with highest honors from Brandeis University and received the “Outstanding Masters Student” award from UCLA’s School of Engineering.

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Panel Discussion AI for Society
08/02/2024 | 10:00 - 10:50 | The Ambassadors Theatre