Xona Partners Executive Workshop: AI Investment

 

Optimise your AI Investment strategy, and increase knowledge of the AI corporate landscape
 

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/xona-partners-ai-workshop-singapore-tickets-41412291278

08.15 - 08.30

Welcome Reception & Coffee

 
08.30 - 09.00

Opening Remarks

 

by Speaker TBC

09.00 - 10.00

Session 1: AI Introduction

 

Recent estimates report that AI is a burgeoning industry, generating over $5B USD in revenue in 2015, with industry experts expecting this to grow 4X to $20 B USD by 2020. In this session we will provide an overview of the industry, the Top 10 AI market trends in 2017 and beyond, and how this wave of AI currently flourishing is different than previous boom-bust cycles of AI in the past.

  • Speaker

    Riad Hartani

    Riad Hartani
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    James Shanahan

    James Shanahan
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    Etienne Piciocchi

    Etienne Piciocchi
    Partner
    Xona Partners

10.00 - 11.00

Session 2: Investment and Entrepreneurship: Driving AI Investment, M&A and Valuations

 

Investing in AI has been one of the hottest sectors of late, with Venture Capital, Private Equity and even Government funding all sorts of opportunity. What exactly is being invested in? Meanwhile, Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook, Alibaba, Softbank and many others have been on a buying spree, snapping up AI startups. What exactly are they buying to bolster their portfolio? In this session, we will review some of the strategies and provide insight.

  • Speaker

    Riad Hartani

    Riad Hartani
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    James Shanahan

    James Shanahan
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    Etienne Piciocchi

    Etienne Piciocchi
    Partner
    Xona Partners

11.00 - 11.15

Coffee Break

 
11.15 - 12.15

Session 3: AI Case Studies

 

In this session, we will explore two case studies on how companies implemented AI and their outcomes. This will be an interactive session where you can draw some of your own conclusions about what could have or should have been done to fully realize AI and its potential.

12.15 - 12.30

Session Closing Remarks

 
  • Speaker

    Riad Hartani

    Riad Hartani
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    James Shanahan

    James Shanahan
    Founding Partner
    Xona Partners

  • Speaker

    Etienne Piciocchi

    Etienne Piciocchi
    Partner
    Xona Partners

12.30 - 13.30

Networking Lunch