Kai-Fu Lee holds a rather unique, neutral stance on technology – firmly believing that its potential lies in the hands of its users. Determined to help young entrepreneurs build world-class companies, he is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures – a prominent Chinese technology venture capital firm. Kai-Fu is now available to speak at a wide range of events on AI, its future application, and the risks involved.
New York Times Best-Selling Author of “AI Superpowers”, “AI 2041”, and “My Journey into AI”, Kai-Fu is a leading expert on AI. His TED talk “How AI can save our humanity” encourages humans to take advantage of their compassion and creativity, and thus thrive in the age of AI. Kai-Fu has a glowing CV, having worked as the Vice President of Apple, Google, and SGI, as well as the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, over the course of his career. Having developed the first speaker-independent, continuous speech recognition system, Kai-Fu is a pioneer in the tech and AI industry.
Today, Kai-Fu has trained a slew of Chinese AI leaders in organisations such as Baidu, Tencent, Alibaba, Lenovo, Huawei, and Haier, substantiating his title of Asian Business Leader by Asia House in 2018. He was also included on the 2013 Time 100 list, along with his Columbia University classmate, Barack Obama. A Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, Kai-Fu has been the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global AI Council.
A Fellow of the IEEE, he currently handles over 350 portfolio technology companies in China, amounting to US$2 billion through Sinovation Ventures. An expert on all things artificial intelligence and technology-related, Kai-Fu Lee is someone you should consider hiring for your next AI event. He is knowledgeable, experienced and a one-of-a-kind speaker. Book Kai-Fu Lee today!