JORDI RIBAS, CVP, MICROSOFT
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER EUA)
THE AI REVOLUTION
Jordi Ribas will cover the current AI landscape and will discuss why, when AI has been around for many years, there is suddenly so much buzz around it. He’ll also cover advanced applications of AI developed at Microsoft, some of AI’s complex ethical challenges, and how AI can have real impact on our work and our world.
Jordi Ribas is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft in the AI + Research organization in the US. He has studied in the Escola d’Enginyeria La Salle, Barcelona, the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering on signal processing and AI. Dr. Ribas joined Microsoft in 2000 where he has worked in the Windows, Xbox, and Bing divisions. In recent years, he has led multiple product and engineering teams focused on AI-powered products such as Search, Speech and Vision services, and is currently responsible for Bing product and core teams in Microsoft Search for enterprise in Office 365, digital agents and Azure Cognitive Services. He’s published over 50 technical and research contributions and holds over 20 patents.