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Expert and Project Leader for Watson Computer System

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Dr. David Ferrucci is the award-winning AI researcher who built and led the IBM Watson team from its inception in 2006 to its landmark success in 2011 when Watson defeated the greatest Jeopardy! players of all time.

In 2013, Dr. Ferrucci joined Bridgewater Associates. His nearly 30 years in AI and his passion to see computers fluently think, learn, and communicate inspired him to found Elemental Cognition LLC in 2015.

Ferrucci serves as Founder, CEO, and Chief Scientist of Elemental Cognition. The company is focused on creating novel AI systems that dramatically accelerate automated language understanding and intelligent dialog.

Ferrucci graduated from Manhattan College, with a B.S. degree in biology and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in 1994 with a Ph.D. degree in computer science specializing in knowledge representation and reasoning.He has over 50 patents and published papers in the areas of AI, Automated Reasoning, NLP, Intelligent Systems Architectures, Automatic Story Generation, and Automatic Question-Answering.

Ferrucci was also interviewed in the 2018 documentary on artificial intelligence, "Do You Trust This Computer?"

Dr. Ferrucci was awarded the title of IBM Fellow (fewer than 100 of 450,000 hold this technical distinction) and has won many awards for his work creating UIMA and Watson, including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Innovation Award and the AAAI Feigenbaum Prize.

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David Ferrucci

Expert and Project Leader for Watson Computer System

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David Ferrucci Biography

Dr. David Ferrucci is the award-winning AI researcher who built and led the IBM Watson team from its inception in 2006 to its landmark success in 2011 when Watson defeated the greatest Jeopardy! players of all time.

In 2013, Dr. Ferrucci joined Bridgewater Associates. His nearly 30 years in AI and his passion to see computers fluently think, learn, and communicate inspired him to found Elemental Cognition LLC in 2015.

Ferrucci serves as Founder, CEO, and Chief Scientist of Elemental Cognition. The company is focused on creating novel AI systems that dramatically accelerate automated language understanding and intelligent dialog.

Ferrucci graduated from Manhattan College, with a B.S. degree in biology and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in 1994 with a Ph.D. degree in computer science specializing in knowledge representation and reasoning.He has over 50 patents and published papers in the areas of AI, Automated Reasoning, NLP, Intelligent Systems Architectures, Automatic Story Generation, and Automatic Question-Answering.

Ferrucci was also interviewed in the 2018 documentary on artificial intelligence, "Do You Trust This Computer?"

Dr. Ferrucci was awarded the title of IBM Fellow (fewer than 100 of 450,000 hold this technical distinction) and has won many awards for his work creating UIMA and Watson, including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Innovation Award and the AAAI Feigenbaum Prize.

David Ferrucci Videos

  • David Ferrucci - Natural Learning - YouTube
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  • AI - In and Out of Jeopardy: David Ferrucci at ...

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    Booking fees for David Ferrucci, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Ferrucci, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Ferrucci?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Ferrucci for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Ferrucci for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Ferrucci or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Ferrucci or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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