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Ben Lorica (O'Reilly Media), Roger Chen (Computable Labs), Jason (Jinquan) Dai (Intel)
08:4508:55 Thursday, April 12, 2018
Location: 紫金大厅A(Grand Hall A)

大会日程主席 Ben Lorica、Roger Chen 与 Jason Dai致辞开始第一天主题演讲。

Program chairs Ben Lorica, Roger Chen, and Jason Dai open the first day of keynotes.

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Ben Lorica

O'Reilly Media

Ben Lorica is the chief data scientist at O’Reilly Media. Ben has applied business intelligence, data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis in a variety of settings, including direct marketing, consumer and market research, targeted advertising, text mining, and financial engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services.

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Roger Chen

Computable Labs

Roger Chen is Co-Founder & CEO of Computable Labs, and he serves as Program Chair for the Artificial Intelligence Conference. Previously, he was a Principal at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), where he invested in and worked with early-stage startups primarily in the realm of data, machine learning, and robotics. Roger has a deep and hands-on history with technology; before he worked in venture capital, he was an engineer at Oracle, EMC, and Vicor and developed novel nanotechnology as a Ph.D. researcher at UC Berkeley. Roger holds a BS from Boston University and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, both in electrical engineering.

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Jason (Jinquan) Dai


Jason (Jinquan) Dai is a senior principal engineer and CTO of big data technologies at Intel, where he is responsible for leading the global engineering teams (located in both Silicon Valley and Shanghai) on the development of advanced big data analytics (including distributed machine and deep learning), as well as collaborations with leading research labs (e.g., UC Berkeley AMPLab and RISELab). Jason is an internationally recognized expert on big data, cloud and distributed machine learning; he is the program co-chair of the AI Conference in Beijing, a founding committer and PMC member of Apache Spark, and the creator of BigDL(, a distributed deep learning framework on Apache Spark.