Why is Open Source & Ethics Important for AI and Blockchain Technology?
On Thursday 2/21 at BitTemple in SF, we will go back to the fundamentals to discuss the concepts of open source and ethics in relation to AI and Blockchain. Speakers include Kambria, Loly Labs, Robotics for Good, Bee Token, FBRK, TOP Network, Microsoft and Google & ABC Blockchain Community. Please RSVP as we want to make sure we have enough food.

About This Event
Join us on Thursday, 02/21/2019 evening with AI and Blockchain experts during DeveloperWeek!
Agenda:
6:00 – 7:00pm Networking
[Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP for preparation purposes]
7:00 – 7:30pm Ethics Trivia (AI and Blockchain)
Host:
Michelle Tsing, Founder, Robotics for Good; Kambria Advisor
Contestants:
Adryenn Ashley, Founder & CEO, Loly Labs
X. Eyee, Sr. Technical Account Manager & Blockchain Ambassador, Microsoft
Nadeem Mazen, Cofounder & CEO, FBRK
7:30 – 8:00pm Open Source in AI and Blockchain
Moderator:
Gideon Nweze, Blockchain Expert
Speakers:
Jared Go, CTO, Kambria
Jinjing Liang, Google Software Engineer & Cofounder, ABC Blockchain Community
Tony Tran, Cofounder & CTO, Bee Token
Steve Wei, Co-founder & CEO, TOP Network
Susan Oh, Founder & CEO, MKR AI; Co-chair, AI for Blockchain For Impact; Advisor
About Kambria:
Kambria is an open innovation platform that enables and incentivizes collaborations in R&D, manufacturing, and commercializing of advanced technology starting with AI and Robotics. Visit us on kambria.io.
We are very excited that our Kambria Open Innovation Platform has won a 2019 DEVIES Award for the Best Innovation in Robotics. We will be at the 2019 DEVIES Awards Ceremony @ DeveloperWeek 2019!
Sponsors:
TomoChain is an innovative solution to the scalability problem with the Ethereum blockchain which supports instant confirmations, near-zero transaction fees, and smart contracts via a system of 150 Masternodes. The TomoChain Mainnet is live today! See https://tomochain.com/
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Michelle, Tsing, Why is Open Source & Ethics Important for AI and Blockchain Technology?

Michelle Tsing, Kambria Advisor; Founder, Robotics for Good
Michelle co-founded a blockchain payments startup in 2015 and is a strategic advisor to a number of AI, blockchain and 3D printing companies. She is also a mentor for SVI Academy and Hack Temple, which are both tech incubators located in the United States. Michelle Tsing was an attorney at PayPal.  Prior to PayPal, she was at Cisco, eBay, Samsung and Apple. She founded Robotics for Good: Chatbots, Messaging and AI community; and donates her time to The Loving AI/XPRIZE Project and the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition. She is also producer and host of Laptop Radio at Stanford University.
Why is Open Source & Ethics Important for AI and Blockchain Technology?
Adryenn Ashley, Founder & CEO, Loly Labs
Adryenn is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, and co-founder of CryptoVixens. As a Startup Advisor her advice is sought after, whether for her abilities to viralize a global conversation, or increase a company’s revenue while streamlining costs. Her expertise ranges everywhere from breaking into banks (security testing in the 1990’s), to being one of the first females in AI in the 2000’s, giving Ashley decades of experience in navigating the bleeding edge of what’s next. Having immersed herself in blockchain, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality, Ashley’s newest disrupt, Loly, aims to reinvent the way people meet, mingle, and make magic online. Funding Loly through an ICO is what inspired the content for her newest book, Minting the Future (Winter 2018).
Jared Go, Why is Open Source & Ethics Important for AI and Blockchain Technology?
Jared Go, Cofounder & CTO Kambria
Jared is an avid maker and roboticist, previously CTO and founding member at a network startup. He has extensive experience in blockchain, AI, real-time graphics, VR, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. Jared is a Stanford Graduate Fellow, and has a BS in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Why is Open Source & Ethics Important for AI and Blockchain Technology?
Jinjing Liang, Software Engineer, Google & Co-Founder, ABC Blockchain Community 
Jinjing is a blockchain enthusiast with a solid mathematics and computer science background and experience of working in both Wall Street and Silicon Valley.  Excited about the huge positive impact that blockchain can bring to us, and realizing the amount of dedicated efforts needed to get us to that stage,  she and a few other engineerings started ABC Blockchain Community for people to collaboratively learn, apply and innovate the blockchain technology.

Tony Tran, Cofounder & CTO Bee Token
Tony is the co-founder and CTO of Bee Token, a blockchain powered platform that is bringing cryptocurrency to the home sharing economy (Beenest). Previously at Uber, Tony lead development of machine learning models for fraud prevention. He was also an early Engineer at Bizo (later acquired by LinkedIn) where he helped design systems to optimize ad targeting. Tony holds a B.S. in Computer Science from UC San Diego and an M.S. in Computer Science from UC Irvine.

Gideon Nweze, Blockchain Expert
Gideon is passionate about bringing the decentralized future to the present as quickly as possible. He has hosted blockchain hackathons across the world. He worked as the developer community manager at MOAC – Helping developers build on MOAC technology. He founded KickCity. A decentralized event influencer marketing platform on Ethereum Blockchain. He is currently organizing BUIDL5000+ – A virtual blockchain hackathon with 5000 participating developers this summer.

Steve Wei, Co-founder & CEO, TOP Network
Steve is a successful serial entrepreneur. A founding employee at WebEx, Steve held multiple key positions at WebEx from 1996 to 2003. In 2004, he founded Cenwave Communications, a video conferencing and distance learning software company successfully sold to Huawei in 2010. In 2012, Steve founded Dingtone, which operates apps including Dingtone, CoverMe and SkyVPN that altogether have attracted over 50 million users. Steve founded TOP Network in 2017, aiming to develop a decentralized open communication network that provides cloud communication services on the blockchain. Steve earned his bachelor’s degree at Tsinghua University in China.

Susan Oh, Founder & CEO, MKR AI; Co-chair, AI for Blockchain For Impact; Advisor
Susan Oh is founder and CEO of MKR AI, a service that helps users discern disinformation. She is also co-chair of AI for Blockchain For Impact, an NGO in partnership with the UN GA, and a member of the Global Sustainability Network, a Vatican-led initiative to combat Sustainable Development Goal #8, to end human trafficking. She also advises companies WishKnish, Trustabit, and the Hoboken Smart Cities project.
Nadeem Mazen, Cofounder & CEO, FBRK

Nadeem Mazen is an engineer, social entrepreneur, and community leader. Nadeem has served as faculty and Director of Innovation at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, an instructor at the Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan, and a full time elected City Councillor in Cambridge, the home of Harvard and MIT. Nadeem is a serial entrepreneur, having founded successful businesses in education, high-tech job training, software, and media. Nadeem’s work in viral dissemination and influencer marketing for both commercial clients and social impact projects has accrued hundreds of millions of impressions in aggregate.

Date And Time

Thu, February 21, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

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Location

BitTemple
655 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States
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