When Machines Have Ideas
Ben Vigoda, Gamalon
March 28, 2017 | EmTech Digital
A lab-to-market examination of AI solutions putting corporate data to work, hosted by MIT Technology Review's Will Knight
Ben Vigoda, Founder & CEO/CTO, Gamalon
Before founding Gamalon Machine Intelligence, Ben was the technical co-founder and CEO of Lyric Semiconductor, a startup that created the first integrated circuits and processor architectures for statistical machine learning and signal processing. Ben also co-founded Design That Matters, a not-for-profit that for the past decade has helped solve engineering and design problems in under-served communities.
Ben completed his PhD at MIT developing circuits for implementing machine learning algorithms natively in hardware. He has won entrepreneurship competitions at MIT and Harvard, fellowships from Intel and the Kavli Foundation/National Academy of Sciences, and has held research appointments at MIT, HP, Mitsubishi, and the Santa Fe Institute. He has authored over 120 patents and academic publications. He recently served on the DARPA Information Science and Technology (ISAT) steering committee.