Enhancing Human Potential with AI - Presented by Intel

Lama Nachman, Intel and Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, MIT Technology Review

Beyond its ability to revolutionize business and industry, AI is augmenting our intelligence. From context-aware intelligence to help people with disabilities to enabling healthcare clinicians, researchers, and academics achieve scientific advances, artificial intelligence is helping unlock deeper levels of knowledge and insight never before possible. This session featuring Intel's Lama Nachman will explore how the adoption of AI will improve the human experience.

Lama Nachman, Intel Fellow, Intel Labs; Director, Anticipatory Computing Lab, Intel

Lama Nachman is an Intel Fellow and the director of the Anticipatory Computing Lab in the Intel Labs organization at Intel Corporation. Her research is focused on context-aware and proactive computing. Nachman is creating technologies that can gain a deep understanding of people through sensing and sense-making, then act on that context to help them in many aspects of their lives. She leads a team of researchers developing sensing systems, algorithms, and applications to enable these compelling experiences and transfers those technologies to various Intel business units, where they can have a positive impact on future Intel products.

Nachman holds bachelor's and master's degree in computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She serves on multiple program committees in the areas of ubiquitous computing and wireless sensor networks, including SenSys, MobiSys, UbiComp and Percomp. She has more than 30 publications and 30 patents in the areas of ubiquitous computing, wireless sensor networks and context awareness, with many additional patents pending. She was named an Intel Fellow in 2017.

Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and Publisher, MIT Technology Review

Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau is the CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s media company. MIT Technology Review’s analysis, features, interviews, and events explain the impact of new technologies on business and society.

Elizabeth is leading the growth, expansion, and modernization of MIT Technology Review’s media platforms and products, including U.S. and international websites, newsletters, events, and an award-winning print magazine. Elizabeth also serves as chair of the global entrepreneurial network MIT Enterprise Forum.

Elizabeth has a 20-year background in building and running teams at world-leading media companies. She maintains a keen focus on new ways to commercialize media content to appeal to discerning, demanding consumers as well as B2B audiences.

Prior to joining MIT Technology Review, Elizabeth was the global managing director of the Economist Corporate Network (whose parent company publishes The Economist magazine), where she led editorial content creation, sales, marketing, and event operations. She also spent a decade working as a consultant.

Elizabeth holds an executive MBA from the London Business School, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College.