Adam Cheyer

  • AI Pioneer
  • Creator of Apple's Siri and Samsung's Bixby AI Assistants

Best known as a creator of Siri, Apple’s AI assistant, Adam Cheyer is a visionary pioneer in AI and computer human interfaces, an inventor holding 39 patents, and an engineering executive. He is one of the world’s most authoritative and engaging speakers on AI, the future of technology, and entrepreneurship/building successful startups, appearing before audiences from Cisco, Google, Dell, Visa, and other leading companies.

Adam’s more than 30-year career has been marked by both commercial success and his passion to use technology to make the world a better place. He has been a co-founder or founding member of five successful startups, four of which were acquired for their breakthrough AI technology. These include Siri, (sold to Apple where, working alongside Steve Jobs, he led server-side engineering and AI for the Siri assistant),  Viv Labs (sold to Samsung, where as VP R&D, Adam led product engineering and developer relations for Samsung’s voice assistant, Bixby),  Sentient (massively distributed machine learning sold to Cognizant), and Gameplanner.AI (sold to Airbnb as their first acquisition as a public company). He also co-founded Change. org, the world’s largest petition platform, empowering more than 500 million people in 197 countries to drive change in their communities.

Currently, Adam is VP of AI Experience at Airbnb, where he is working to use generative AI to radically transform the platform into an intuitive “travel concierge.”  He is also an advisor to several companies including Project Voice Capital Partners, Otter.ai, Riva Health, Evolv Technology, Disruptel (acquired by Samba TV), Brilliant Labs, AI Sprouts, and Spatial Labs. Previously, Adam was VP Engineering at Verticalnet (enterprise software) and Dejima (mobile software). Adam also spent more than a decade at SRI International, where his most recent role was as Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the US government’s largest-ever funded AI project.

 


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Adam presented to 700 of our top IT clients. They had a great experience as he explained the past present and future of AI. Adam was funny, engaging and even did an incredible magic trick that we still can’t figure out.

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The Future of AI and Businesses

The last five years have seen breakthroughs in artificial intelligence at an unprecedented rate, with a host of new systems and applications emerging that go far beyond what was possible only a decade ago.  Voice can now be used to perform actions and retrieve information using a conversational meta ...

The last five years have seen breakthroughs in artificial intelligence at an unprecedented rate, with a host of new systems and applications emerging that go far beyond what was possible only a decade ago.  Voice can now be used to perform actions and retrieve information using a conversational metaphor across many devices including phones, TVs, watches, and more. Self-driving cars are a reality for tens of thousands of commuters on the highway.  Top humans have been bested by machines at games of intelligence and skill, such as Jeopardy and Go. With accelerating improvements in AI, this talk will address questions such as:

  • What does AI do well?  What can it not do well?
  • How much improvement can we expect AI to achieve? Is it something to worry about?
  • How will AI impact my life?  My business?
  • What things should I be thinking about now to better understand how to prepare my business for the continuing AI evolution/revolution?

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Best known as a creator of Siri, Apple’s AI assistant, Adam Cheyer is a visionary pioneer in AI and computer human interfaces, an inventor holding 39 patents, and an engineering executive. He is one of the world’s most authoritative and engaging speakers on AI, the future of technology, and entrepreneurship/building successful startups, appearing before audiences from Cisco, Google, Dell, Visa, and other leading companies.

Adam’s more than 30-year career has been marked by both commercial success and his passion to use technology to make the world a better place. He has been a co-founder or founding member of five successful startups, four of which were acquired for their breakthrough AI technology. These include Siri, (sold to Apple where, working alongside Steve Jobs, he led server-side engineering and AI for the Siri assistant),  Viv Labs (sold to Samsung, where as VP R&D, Adam led product engineering and developer relations for Samsung’s voice assistant, Bixby),  Sentient (massively distributed machine learning sold to Cognizant), and Gameplanner.AI (sold to Airbnb as their first acquisition as a public company). He also co-founded Change. org, the world’s largest petition platform, empowering more than 500 million people in 197 countries to drive change in their communities.

Currently, Adam is VP of AI Experience at Airbnb, where he is working to use generative AI to radically transform the platform into an intuitive “travel concierge.”  He is also an advisor to several companies including Project Voice Capital Partners, Otter.ai, Riva Health, Evolv Technology, Disruptel (acquired by Samba TV), Brilliant Labs, AI Sprouts, and Spatial Labs. Previously, Adam was VP Engineering at Verticalnet (enterprise software) and Dejima (mobile software). Adam also spent more than a decade at SRI International, where his most recent role was as Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the US government’s largest-ever funded AI project.