A Chat with Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes, Chief Scientist & SVP of AI at Dataminr
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes.
Alex is Chief Scientist & SVP of AI at Dataminr. Alex is a scientist, keynote speaker, and engineering executive with 15+ years of intl. experience in research (Columbia U., KAIST) and product impact at scale (Nauto, DigitalOcean, Yahoo, Telefónica, IDIAP-EPFL, Fuji Xerox, IBM, Siemens, and AT&T Bell Labs) in the USA, Japan, Chile, Switzerland, Spain, and South Korea. He has published 100+ technical papers in top-tier conferences and journals in diverse topics in AI and has been featured widely in the press (MIT Tech review, CNBC, Vice, TechCrunch, Yahoo! Finance, etc.). He has given 80+ invited talks all over the world, incl. talks at the AI for Good Global Summit (UN HQ, Geneva), the Future of Technology Summit, O'Reilly conferences (AI, Strata, Velocity), the Deep Learning Summit (Re-Work), Tech Open Air, and Stanford, Cornell, & Columbia Universities. Alex is also an Endeavor Network mentor (which leads the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world), and was an early voice in Human-Centered AI (Computing). Alex's technical work focuses on mixing qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights into user behavior and design, delivering data-driven technical solutions for product innovation. He's been a professor (KAIST), and an executive at Yahoo, and at several startup companies. He is the founder of the ACM Multimedia Art Program, and holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. from Columbia University.
TO WATCH THE VIDEO INTERVIEW, CLICK ON THIS MP4 file link