Oren Etzioni

CEO, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)

Dr. Oren Etzioni is Chief Executive Officer at AI2. He is Professor Emeritus, University of Washington as of October 2020 and a Venture Partner at the Madrona Venture Group since 2000. His awards include AAAI Fellow and Seattle’s Geek of the Year. He has founded several companies including Farecast (acquired by Microsoft). He has written over 200 technical papers, as well as commentary on AI for The New York Times, Wired, and Nature. He helped to pioneer meta-search, online comparison shopping, machine reading, and Open Information Extraction.

Watch live: March 2 | 1:00PM ET

ML Highlights from 2021 and lessons for 2022

2021 was a year full of advances in machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision. Inspired by Sebastian Ruder’s blog post, ML and NLP Research Highlights of 2021, this talk will summarize 15 highlights and suggest lessons for 2022 and beyond.

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March 2, 2022