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Dr. Maya Ackerman

Expert on Computer Creativity, WaveAI CEO & Computer Science Professor

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 Dr. Maya Ackerman Biography

Artificially intelligent machines are now creating music and art, and democratizing human creativity in unprecedented ways. Dr. Maya Ackerman, a highly-regarded computer science professor, leading expert on computer creativity, and opera singer, is upending the songwriting industry with the first AI-based technology that makes songwriting widely accessible to everyone. Dr. Ackerman’s research allowed her to develop ALYSIA, a machine learning based system that creates original melodies and lyrics, allowing anyone, regardless of their musical expertise, to create original songs in minutes.

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Speaking Topics
  • Can Computers Be Creative?

    Computational creativity in an emergent field in artificial intelligence, centering on fundamental questions such as: What is creativity? Can computers be creative? Instead of using the computer as a tool, can it be an equal collaborator, or even an independent artist? This talk will discuss goals of computational creativity as well as present notable systems at the intersection of computing with visual art and music.

  • Why Technology Needs More Female Leaders

    Being an AI professor and female CEO is an exhilarating journey, but sometimes it can be a lonely one. Why aren't more women leading the tech revolution? What can we do to change this drastic gender imbalance? In addition to sharing her personal experiences, Dr. Ackerman discusses the benefits of gender-balanced leadership in artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies and what we can do to achieve it.

  • Composed by Machine: AI & the Future of Music

    Can soulless machines engage in the creative art of musical composition? Indeed, computer systems have been writing music for decades. Dr. Ackerman will discuss developments in algorithmic composition and improvisation. The talk will then focus on a recent system where a computer takes on songwriting, including both the creation of lyrics and vocal melodies. Full compositions, created together with machines and independently by computer systems will be presented. A live performance of songs composed with AI will be included.

  • What is Artificial Intelligence, Really?

    Artificial Intelligence is shrouded in mystery. What is it, and what is it capable of? We will address the origins of AI, showing that it has existed before the rise of Deep Learning, and will continue beyond it. The aims of AI, notable accomplishments, and the next steps in this exciting field will be discussed. This talk will address ethical questions and challenges in artificial intelligence, particularly as applied to general AI.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dr. Maya Ackerman?

    Booking fees for Dr. Maya Ackerman, 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Maya Ackerman 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman for your next private or corporate function.
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Dr. Maya Ackerman Biography

Artificially intelligent machines are now creating music and art, and democratizing human creativity in unprecedented ways. Dr. Maya Ackerman, a highly-regarded computer science professor, leading expert on computer creativity, and opera singer, is upending the songwriting industry with the first AI-based technology that makes songwriting widely accessible to everyone. Dr. Ackerman’s research allowed her to develop ALYSIA, a machine learning based system that creates original melodies and lyrics, allowing anyone, regardless of their musical expertise, to create original songs in minutes.

Dr. Maya Ackerman Speaking Topics

  • Can Computers Be Creative?

    Computational creativity in an emergent field in artificial intelligence, centering on fundamental questions such as: What is creativity? Can computers be creative? Instead of using the computer as a tool, can it be an equal collaborator, or even an independent artist? This talk will discuss goals of computational creativity as well as present notable systems at the intersection of computing with visual art and music.

  • Why Technology Needs More Female Leaders

    Being an AI professor and female CEO is an exhilarating journey, but sometimes it can be a lonely one. Why aren't more women leading the tech revolution? What can we do to change this drastic gender imbalance? In addition to sharing her personal experiences, Dr. Ackerman discusses the benefits of gender-balanced leadership in artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies and what we can do to achieve it.

  • Composed by Machine: AI & the Future of Music

    Can soulless machines engage in the creative art of musical composition? Indeed, computer systems have been writing music for decades. Dr. Ackerman will discuss developments in algorithmic composition and improvisation. The talk will then focus on a recent system where a computer takes on songwriting, including both the creation of lyrics and vocal melodies. Full compositions, created together with machines and independently by computer systems will be presented. A live performance of songs composed with AI will be included.

  • What is Artificial Intelligence, Really?

    Artificial Intelligence is shrouded in mystery. What is it, and what is it capable of? We will address the origins of AI, showing that it has existed before the rise of Deep Learning, and will continue beyond it. The aims of AI, notable accomplishments, and the next steps in this exciting field will be discussed. This talk will address ethical questions and challenges in artificial intelligence, particularly as applied to general AI.

FAQs on booking Dr. Maya Ackerman

  • How to book Dr. Maya Ackerman?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Maya Ackerman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Maya Ackerman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Maya Ackerman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Maya Ackerman?

    Booking fees for Dr. Maya Ackerman, 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman, 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Maya Ackerman 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman 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 Dr. Maya Ackerman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Maya Ackerman 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.

Dr. Maya Ackerman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Maya Ackerman for your event is available upon request. Dr. Maya Ackerman generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sofia Elizondo, Evan Schnidman, Jean-François Gagné, Matt Beane and Manu Sharma. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Maya Ackerman for an upcoming event.

Dr. Maya Ackerman Speaking Topics

  • Can Computers Be Creative?

    Computational creativity in an emergent field in artificial intelligence, centering on fundamental questions such as: What is creativity? Can computers be creative? Instead of using the computer as a tool, can it be an equal collaborator, or even an independent artist? This talk will discuss goals of computational creativity as well as present notable systems at the intersection of computing with visual art and music.

  • Why Technology Needs More Female Leaders

    Being an AI professor and female CEO is an exhilarating journey, but sometimes it can be a lonely one. Why aren't more women leading the tech revolution? What can we do to change this drastic gender imbalance? In addition to sharing her personal experiences, Dr. Ackerman discusses the benefits of gender-balanced leadership in artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies and what we can do to achieve it.

  • Composed by Machine: AI & the Future of Music

    Can soulless machines engage in the creative art of musical composition? Indeed, computer systems have been writing music for decades. Dr. Ackerman will discuss developments in algorithmic composition and improvisation. The talk will then focus on a recent system where a computer takes on songwriting, including both the creation of lyrics and vocal melodies. Full compositions, created together with machines and independently by computer systems will be presented. A live performance of songs composed with AI will be included.

  • What is Artificial Intelligence, Really?

    Artificial Intelligence is shrouded in mystery. What is it, and what is it capable of? We will address the origins of AI, showing that it has existed before the rise of Deep Learning, and will continue beyond it. The aims of AI, notable accomplishments, and the next steps in this exciting field will be discussed. This talk will address ethical questions and challenges in artificial intelligence, particularly as applied to general AI.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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