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Beyond The Hype: Artificial Intelligence
43 minutes | 2 months ago
Predicting disease with AI
MMC adviser and Head of Business Development at Current Health, Tom Moon, goes 'Beyond the Hype' with Chris McCann, CEO and Co-Founder at Current Health. Current Health is an MMC portfolio company, using the power of artificial intelligence to provide remote patient monitoring. They discuss how Chris came to launch Current Health, the challenges the healthcare industry will face if they don't make make it more efficient and the role of AI in the shift to at home patient care from hospital only care.
62 minutes | 3 months ago
S02E08. AI and Cybersecurity
MMC Principal, Mina Samaan, goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Red Sift CEO and Founder, Rahul Powar. Red Sift is an MMC portfolio company that delivers products through a novel data platform that prevent cyber attacks. They take a data-driven approach including the use machine learning to analyse and synthesise data from core business processes to help its global customer base better manage online security. They discuss Rahul's journey to founding Red Sift, the role of DMARC and AI in cybersecurity, how Red Sift's AI capability has evolved and the impact of COVID-19 on the industry.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
S02E07. AI's role in Reducing Food Waste
MMC Principal, Mina Samaan, goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Gardin CEO and Founder, Sumanta Talukdar. Gardin is an MMC portfolio company with the bold vision to minimise the waste in food production. The team is developing an optical remote sensing system to measure the biochemistry of plants and improve growing conditions by providing actionable insights. Mina and Sumanta discuss the role of agritech in reducing food waste, the role of AI in Gardin's product and how Sumanta's experience of founding his previous company, WaveOptics, helped him when launching Gardin.
53 minutes | 4 months ago
S02E06. AI and its Impact on the Financial Industry
Magdalena Krön, Rise Global FinTech Platform Director at Barclays, goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with co-founder and Chairman of MMC Ventures, Alan Morgan. Magdalena digs deeper into Alan's career and how he came to co-founding MMC. They discuss his interest in Fintech and how it evolved, AI and its impact on the financial industry, and the main challenges of adopting AI in large enterprises.
45 minutes | 4 months ago
S02E05. AI in the Age of Information Overload
How can AI help decision making in a world inundated with information? MMC's Alexia Arts goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Signal AI, an MMC portfolio company using the power of artificial intelligence to help executives make sense of the information explosion. Miguel Martinez, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist, and Luca Grulla, CTO, discuss what led them to launch Signal, the challenges they encountered developing an AI capability, and how Signal's clients use their platform to supercharge their organisation and commercial activities.
52 minutes | 4 months ago
S02E04. AI in Enterprise
How are enterprises leveraging AI? MMC Partner Ollie Richards goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Peak, an MMC portfolio company, that helps businesses harness the power of their data to improve efficiency. Richard Potter, co-founder and CEO, discusses what prompted him to launch Peak, how Peak's capabilities are transforming key sectors such as retail, and whether COVID-19 is a catalyst in the adoption of AI.
69 minutes | 5 months ago
S02EO3. The Potential for AI in Legal Tech
This episode addresses the potential of AI within the legal industry. MMC’s Asen Kostadinov goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Christopher Grant, Head of Law Tech Innovation at Barclays Eagle Labs, and Rafie Faruq, CEO and co-founder of Genie AI - a legal tech company that is leading the way by deploying AI techniques to assist contract drafting and analysis. Asen, Chris and Rafie discuss the latest trends in legal tech, building and sustaining effective AI capability and the potential for Covid-19 to accelerate the pace of innovation in the legal space.
51 minutes | 6 months ago
S02E01. Transforming Manufacturing
How is AI transforming the manufacturing industry today? MMC Partner Simon Menashy goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Senseye, an MMC portfolio company that has developed a market leading predictive maintenance product. Rob Russell, CTO and co-founder, discusses how he left a multi-decade career in aerospace engineering to launch Senseye, why predictive maintenance is one of the 'killer apps' for AI in manufacturing and how Senseye has built market-leading AI capabilities.
77 minutes | 6 months ago
S02E02. The role of AI in a Circular Economy
If we are going to transition to a more circular economy, we need a smarter approach to recycling. MMC's Dele Akinyemi goes ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Victor Dewulf and Peter Hedley, co-founders of Recycleye (an MMC portfolio company that is deploying the latest computer vision technology to revolutionise waste recycling). This discussion covers a lot - from the key trends in the waste management industry and how Covid-19 is catalysing major shifts to the role of machine learning in reducing the waste that ends up in landfill.
52 minutes | 2 years ago
S01E06. Quantum Leap
What is quantum computing? How will it impact AI? When? In our series finale we go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Ilyas Khan KSG, CEO and Co-Founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing. Enjoy a fascinating, accessible introduction to the emerging frontier of quantum computing and quantum-enabled AI. Quantum computing is progressing faster than people realise and will reshape AI, technology and our conception of the possible. Tune in to learn about tomorrow's 'quantum leap' today.
53 minutes | 3 years ago
S01E05. Reasoning & Revolution
Why does AI differ from previous technology revolutions? Has adoption of AI moved beyond the ‘innovators’ to become mainstream? What’s different about IBM’s Watson AI platform and how will it evolve? Join us as we go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Rob High, Chief Technology Officer of IBM Watson, as he discusses the paradigm shift to AI, IBM’s vision for AI and how AI technology will surprise us in the decade ahead.
54 minutes | 3 years ago
S01E04. Understanding AI Technology
How does AI work? When does AI break down? Will artificial neural networks start to resemble biological neural networks (animals’ brains)? We go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Dr. Janet Bastiman, who provides an accessible introduction to the workings, limits and future of AI technology. Tune in for everything you wanted to know about AI technology but were afraid to ask. Dr. Bastiman also shares her secrets for building successful AI products, recruiting AI teams and managing AI developers.
52 minutes | 3 years ago
S01E03. Adopting AI
How can today’s leading companies survive, and thrive, in the age of AI? We go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Barclays, a bank serving half the UK population. Get twice the insight as we speak with Barclays’ Steven Roberts (Strategic Transformation Director) and Rob Otter (Head of Machine Learning). How can executives better understand AI? How can companies develop an AI strategy and attract talent? Should capability be built or bought? And how will AI impact banking in the decade ahead?
48 minutes | 3 years ago
S01E02. Healing Healthcare
How can AI put accessible, affordable healthcare into the hands of every person on Earth? We go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Dr. Ali Parsa, Founder and CEO of Babylon Health. As Babylon develops cutting-edge AI for medical diagnosis, Ali describes the opportunities, challenges and implications of reinventing a $10 trillion industry using AI. With Babylon valued at over $200m, Ali also provides an entrepreneur’s perspective on how to build a world-class AI company. How can organisations recruit top AI talent? How can startups sell to the NHS? What personal characteristics are key for entrepreneurial success?
51 minutes | 3 years ago
S01E01. Democratising Artificial Intelligence
What impact will AI have in the decade ahead? What’s most misunderstood about AI? As AI enters the ‘plateau of reality’, how can companies take advantage? We go ‘Beyond The Hype’ with Dr. Joseph Sirosh, the global leader of Microsoft’s Cloud AI Platform and enterprise AI strategy. Joseph describes how AI will drive a ‘Cambrian Acceleration’ in software, how Microsoft’s AI platform will democratise AI and evolve in the years ahead, the next paradigm shift in human-computer interaction…and what might be the next big disruptor after AI.
1 minutes | 3 years ago
Introducing Beyond The Hype: AI – a second sneak peak
A second preview of “Beyond The Hype: Artificial Intelligence”, the new podcast series from MMC Ventures. David Kelnar, MMC Ventures Partner and Head of Research, talks with the world’s leading AI executives, entrepreneurs and technologists to discuss the reality of AI today, what is to come, and why it matters. Episode 1 launches 13th March 2018. Subscribe now.
1 minutes | 3 years ago
Introducing Beyond The Hype: AI
Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Beyond The Hype: AI, the new podcast series from MMC Ventures. In each episode host, David Kelnar, will be going ‘Beyond The Hype’ with the world’s leading AI executives, entrepreneurs and technologists to discuss the reality of Artificial Intelligence (AI) today, what is to come, and why it matters. Episode 1 launches 13th March 2018. Subscribe now.
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