In Conversation with Steve Guggs, Microsoft’s Corporate VP for AI Business
Presented by SGInnovate
Partnered with Microsoft
Join SGInnovate and Microsoft’s Corporate VP for AI Business, Steve Guggs, in an exclusive fireside chat on Microsoft’s latest developments in AI and how the company’s deep investments in the field are advancing the state of the art in machine intelligence and perception, enabling computers that understand what they see, communicate in natural language, answer complex questions and interact with their environment.
Date: 22 March 2018
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street
10:00am – 10:15am: Registration
10:15am – 11:00am: In Conversation with Steve Guggs, Microsoft’s Corporate VP for AI Business
11:00am – 11:30am: Q&A and End
Moderator: Andrew Staples, Global Editorial Director, The Economist Corporate Network
Speaker: Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President, AI Business, Microsoft
Steve Guggenheimer is the corporate vice president of Microsoft's AI Business. In this role, he is responsible for helping to build a new generation of AI based solutions along with moving the broader AI conversation and platform forward. Over his 20+ years at Microsoft, Steve held leadership roles in strategically important areas including close to a decade helping to build Microsoft’s hardware and software ecosystem as the head of Developer Evangelism (DX) and the OEM division. He has also worked on the product teams for Microsoft’s Application Platform, Windows, IE, MSN, SQL Server, Visual Studio and more. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching rugby, playing golf and cheering on his hometown Seattle Seahawks.
Before coming to Microsoft, Steve was at Spectra-Physics Inc., where he worked with lasers and helped develop and market new products. Steve Guggenheimer received a bachelor’s degree in applied physics from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Stanford University. He also serves on the board of Muzik and with his wife leads the Guggenheimer Family Foundation.