There is a lot of scaremongering and negativity surrounding the rapid AI evolution. But what is there to be optimistic about, and what role does AI have in solving our greatest challenges at unprecedented speed?
The research labs in Oxford see ground-breaking inventions that ultimately change lives across the UK and the world. How will AI speed and scale up these inventions? What should we be most optimistic about? What are the risks?
Join Sam Harman, lead for AI & Machine Learning at Oxford Science Enterprises, in conversation with Rebecca Glenapp, RSA Fellow at Oxford University Innovation, to discuss the strategies that will help new companies innovate to solve global and regional problems, faster and at greater scale.
Sam Harman, Oxford Science Enterprises
Sam joined Oxford Science Enterprises in 2019. He focuses on uncovering new opportunities in Deep Tech (primarily in AI, software and computing), as well as supporting the existing portfolio. He sits on the board of several OSE companies.
Sam holds a First Class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, and received the Gladstone Academic Scholarship. His dissertation on the possibility of machine consciousness in 2016 received a distinction.
Rebecca Glenapp FRSA, Oxford University Innovation
Rebecca joined Oxford University Innovation in 2021, with a particular focus on sustainability and AI. She has a diverse background in technology entrepreneurship and innovation, previously founding and running an institutionally backed online marketplace start-up and launching inaugural e-commerce platforms for The Telegraph, Evening Standard and Independent newspapers.
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