AI Influencer Awards
MIT knows great ideas can change the world. Everyday, we are dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s most challenging problems through science and technology. At MIT AI 2020, we will honor innovative and passionate individuals who exemplify MIT’s mission to serve the nation and the world through AI based technology. We want to hear and share the stories of AI game-changers who are committed to creating meaningful change in today’s world.
This year, we’ll honor influencers in four categories:
- Lifetime Achievement - Individual who already achieved several lifetimes’ worth of breakthroughs, founding or funding new innovations and launching new industries.
- Better World - Individual who demonstrates a real commitment to building a diverse and inclusive tech community and making a Better World.
- Trailblazer - This award recognizes individuals for their inspirational breakthroughs, and founding new fields of study.
- Rising Star - It’s never too early to invent groundbreaking technology, start a company, or bring innovations to market. This award recognizes someone under 35 who is already building solutions to create a new world.
AI Influencer Award Winners
Recognizing outstanding achievement and innovation in the field.
Sandy PentlandMIT Media Lab
Kyle VogtCruise and Twitch
Joy BuolamwiniAlgorithmic Justice League
Chazz SimsWise Systems
Future of Infrastructure
With machine learning, design systems that could learn I-O patterns to enable storage optimization and make intelligent decisions
Future of Work
The changing job landscape, remote and on-demand work, and technologies that enhance productivity
Future of Health
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Future of Learning
New modes of education and emerging technologies that enable deeper engagement
Future of Economy
Fintech and the economic forces and that are affecting and affected by technology and what this means for you
Future of Media & Entertainment
New forms of news, modes of entertainment, and what the future could look like according to science fiction
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