Opening speech 2017 – BRUCE HORN is working on Intel’s Artificial Intelligence!

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Bruce Horn is an INTEL FELLOW / CTO of Saffron Technology Group, developing associative learning and reasoning systems as part of Intel’s Artificial Intelligence product and platform offerings.

Former Intel Fellow and Chief Scientist for Smart Device Innovation in the New Devices Group (NDG) at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for the vision and architecture of intelligent personal devices and systems within NDG.

Previous to joining Intel, Dr. Horn was Principal Research Software Development Engineer at Microsoft Corp. where he worked on the creation and deployment of Natural Language systems for Bing, Microsoft’s search engine. Before joining Microsoft, he was at Powerset Inc. where he was responsible for the computational infrastructure of the Powerset Natural Language Search System.

Horn is most widely known for his work at Apple, where he created and developed the Macintosh Finder – the first widely-used desktop graphical user interface. He began his career as a member of the Learning Research Group at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he contributed to several implementations of the Smalltalk virtual machine.

Horn earned a B.S. In Mathematical Sciences from Stanford University in 1981, and an M.S. And Ph.D. In Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1994.