Applied AI: Separating the Hype from Impact with Artificial Intelligence

Applied AI: Separating the Hype from Impact with Artificial Intelligence


Over the past six years, AI has entered into the collective consciousness of every c-suite and executive boardroom. In this engaging session presented by Sean Alexander, Principal Director of Engineering for Microsoft AI, we will discuss the history, answer why AI is already changing business fundamentals, why you probably don’t know it’s there, and where the cutting edge of AI will quickly lead us in the next few years.


Sean Alexander is Principal Director of Engineering for Microsoft AI, responsible for business and technical strategy. Over the past 20 years, Sean has led multi-disciplinary teams working on voice and vision solutions in Windows, Xbox and enterprise platforms, receiving multiple patents and a technical Emmy® award for his work.  Residing in Seattle, WA with his wife and two sons, Sean is also a Trustee at his alma mater The University of Tulsa and a graduate of the joint Microsoft/Kellogg Executive Leadership Program.