The hype of AI, machine learning, bots, and digital assistants has been building since the start of the year, amplified by efforts of Google, Facebook, and others. Many of the bots that have either hit the market or are getting ready to launch, carry out tasks traditionally done by humans. We’ll explore the historical relationship between technology innovation and job creation, and discuss the realities of potential future job obsolescence.
Tuesday, December 12, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW/Wildwood
Speaker: Dave Bernard
Dave is a serial entrepreneur, technologist, inventor, and investor living in Atlanta, Georgia. An expert in new and emerging technologies, Dave has co-founded several companies, including The Intellection Group (TIG), an innovative technology consulting group that was recognized as one of Georgia’s top 40 most innovative companies in 2007. TIG specializes in building complex award-winning software-as-a-service (SaaS) systems for both commercial and government entities in North America, Europe, and Africa. Dave has also co-founded a company providing technology solutions to veteran services organizations.
Dave mentors and serves on the boards of several other early stage technology companies. He is Chairman of the SE Projects and Programs Committee for Business Executives for National Security (BENS). A captivating story-teller, Dave gives talks on how technology is disrupting various industries and impacting fundamental aspects of our personal lives. He has spoken at the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the National Defense University, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the FBI/InfraGard Atlanta Members Alliance.
For over 30 years, Dave has held developer, managerial and executive positions in a variety of industries, including supply chain logistics, healthcare, automotive, property and casualty insurance, retail point of sale, construction, hospitality, real estate, church, sales, financial services, government and academia. He also led TIG’s development of a patented technology architecture that unifies web development capabilities with voice recognition, text-to-speech, natural language, RFID and GPS technologies, deliverable to wireless handheld and desktop devices.