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AI Start Up Bootcamp Intro #3 | fast track your AI startup!

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Chicago AI and ML Entrepreneurs
Dec 11
03:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Big Data

A great panel of AI Leaders talking about key aspects of building an AI startup! Attend the third installment of the AI Startup Bootcamp intro series. Don't miss these events if you are building or want to join an AI startup!.

Learn the steps of building AI value propositions | Drive your AI startup forward | Network with the largest AI startup group in Chicago.



3:30pm to 4:30pm – Networking

4:00pm to 4:45pm – Key pointers on how to build an AI startup

4:45pm to 5:15pm Panel discussion : Opportunities and Challenges in building AI Startups

5:30 to 5:45PM Networking



Sam Rusk is a Cofounder and President at EnsoData.

He has a background in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin Madison, he gained an interest in machine learning and healthcare technology at the tail end of his studies. After pursing those interests with EnsoData, he currently leads their AI team to transfer the most recent machine learning advancements to the clinical setting. EnsoData provides artificial intelligence based software-as-a-service that automates complex, arduous, and time-consuming data analysis for frontline clinicians. Their first product, EnsoSleep, is FDA cleared to automate the scoring of in-lab and home sleep studies and aid clinicians in the diagnosis of sleep disorders like sleep apnea

Spencer Allee - VP AI and Data Science

LeadsAscent's Data Science and Engineering team, focused on using Machine Learning to dramatically reduce the cost of regulatory compliance for our customers, making it easier to meet important compliance obligations without having to trade off other business priorities.

I care most about building effective teams and enabling our people to feel excited about their work, make an impact, and grow their careers. I’m also incredibly optimistic about the transformative potential of machine learning and data in the world, so I feel grateful to work at its intersection with industry.

Craig Booth – Head of Engineering at Packback

Experienced software engineer and data scientist. I design and build software, combining predictive analytics with big data solutions. My work has included designing and building APIs and web applications, administrating NoSQL databases and performing predictive analytics on large datasets.



This event is a preview of AI Days ( that will feature a full day AI startup bootcamp.

It is part 3 of a series in which many of following topics will be introduced. They will be covered more in depth in the bootcamp.

1) Data : how to acquire ; build a model and validate
2) Team: Data scientists, developers, domain experts, UX
3) AI stack: Infrastructure/cloud, analytics, applications, open source, visualization
4) Solution Architecture : platforms, workflows, integration
5) Go To Market: channel, industry, testing, value proposition, customer validation, pricing
6) Funding: valuation, term sheet, presentation, pitch
7) Other : Explainability, Hardware, Ethics, Productizing, IP, mentoring, Other
It is an incredible time to be a startup in this space!

Radical change always presents significant opportunities for entrepreneurs to discover, adapt, and optimize new products and business models. With this in mind, our panel of Midwest industry experts will discuss how we can understand the most appropriate commercial applications for AI in the coming years.

Location of Event

200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 200
Chicago, US-IL, 60602
200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 200
Chicago, US-IL, 60602

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