Session 3: Artificial Intelligence is Becoming Ubiquitous: Impacts & Issues

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Artificial Intelligence is becoming Ubiquitous: Impacts and Issues

Artificial Intelligence is starting to have a profound and almost ubiquitous impact on our economy and society. It is disrupting, transforming, and improving industries ranging from advertising to healthcare, cybersecurity, financial services, manufacturing, and transportation. AI applications include advanced web search engines such as Google, speech recognition, recommendation systems, automated decision making, predictive analytics, autonomous vehicles as well as robotics and are transforming functions and processes such as customer service, supply chain management, financial operations, and risk and compliance management. This panel will examine some of the latest developments in AI applications and how they are impacting industries such as healthcare, autonomous vehicle, and robotics, while also discussing the opportunities and challenges that enterprises and entrepreneurs face in developing AI applications. It will also attempt to predict some of the disruptive and transformative impacts that AI could have on business, the economy and society in the future.


Dr. Hans C. Mumm
Senior Intelligence Officer & Cybersecurity Professional
Dr. Mumm has spent a combined twenty-eight years in government and contractor service building teams to address hard problems in the areas of national security, homeland security, and advanced technologies. He was the Division Chief for Cyber Security at the Office of The Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) programming and executing a budget of over $140M. Subsequently, he accepted a Branch Chief position with the CIA and built a unique set of continuous monitoring capabilities in support of the ICD503 Risk Management Framework. Read full profile…


David Auld
Principal Architect (Senior Director) at Microsoft in Technology & Research
David Auld is a Principal Architect in Microsoft’s Data & AI Service Line where he helps Microsoft’s enterprise customers adopt the latest AI technologies like Open AI’s GPT-3 language model. Prior to this role, he worked in the Office of the CTO on machine learning frameworks. He was on the founding incubation team for the suite of AI offerings that would eventually become Azure Cognitive Services and subsequently ran the engineering teams building Microsoft’s Computer Vision API and Custom Vision services. Read full profile…

Joseph Mutschelknaus
Director, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, Electronics Group
Joseph E. Mutschelknaus is a director in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group where he prosecutes post-issuance proceedings and patent applications before the United States Patent & Trademark Off ice. He also assists with district court litigation and licensing issues.
Joe has extensive experience before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), challenging and defending already-issued patents. Read full profile…

Pramod Raheja
CEO & Co-Founder of Airgility, Inc.
Pramod Raheja, is the CEO & Co-Founder of Airgility, Inc., a Washington DC based company bringing artificial intelligence and autonomy to professional applications. He is an entrepreneur of 25+ years and a longtime member and past president of the Entrepreneur’s Organization of Washington DC, He is a graduate/mentor of the Founder’s Institute, Mass Challenge US Air Force Labs and the Fedtech Accelerator Program. Read full profile…