[2017-04-07] Mr. Ethan Tu,Taiwan AILAB,"Catching the AI”
Title: Catching the AI
Date: 2017-04-07 2:20pm-3:30pm
Location: R103, CSIE
Speaker: Mr. Ethan Tu, Taiwan AILAB
Hosted by: Prof. Chia-Ling Yang
In this presentation, I am going to introduce how we started up PTT and how the interesting decisions continue impacted my later career path for NIH and Microsoft including the story of Cortana AI team in Microsoft.I will talk about my vision of AI trend, and the momentums driving me to set up world-class AILAB in Taiwan.
Ethan Tu is a founder of PTT in 1995. He cofounded yam.com in 1998. In 2003 he got Senior Program Lead position at Human Genome Institute, NIH (美國國家衛生研究院).Ethan joined Microsoft in 2006 and became Senior Research Developer in Internet Service Research Center MSR Redmond. Later on Ethan became founding Dev Manager (首席研發總監) for Microsoft Cortana (微軟小娜) at Microsoft AI and Research group.(微軟人工智慧與研究團隊) Ethan came back to Taiwan and started up Taiwan AILAB (台灣人工智慧實驗室) in Feb 2017.