Practical AI: The State of Intelligent Business

Kris Hammond, Narrative Science

Kris Hammond, Chief Scientist, Narrative Science discusses his path from academia to leading a startup, and the state of intelligent business. After his comments, Kris is interviewed by MIT Technology Review's Nanette Byrnes.

Kris Hammond, Chief Scientist, Narrative Science

Kris Hammond is Narrative Science’s chief scientist and a professor of computer science and journalism at Northwestern University. Before joining the faculty at Northwestern, Kris founded the University of Chicago’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research has been primarily focused on artificial intelligence, machine-generated content, and context-driven information systems. Kris currently sits on a United Nations policy committee run by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). He received his PhD from Yale.

Topics

Business Impact
How technology advances are changing the economy and providing new opportunities in many industries.

Intelligent Machines
Artificial intelligence and robots are transforming how we work and live.