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Keynote VC Panel on AI from an Investment perspective


Keynote Panel : AI from Investment perspective 
Who is this presentation for?
All audiences
Prerequisite knowledge:
open to all attendees
What you'll learn?
Insights into what investors look at when considering AI companies, where are we along the AI hype cycle, what the next few years ahead hold in terms of technology advancement


Sarah Fay is Managing Director for Glasswing Ventures, an early stage VC firm investing in next gen AI and frontier technology startups enabling the intelligent enterprise. Sarah has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing services industry, with a track record of leveraging technology to deliver groundbreaking new models for advertising and media. In her role as Managing Director at Glasswing Ventures, Sarah leads and evaluates investments in early stage AI-powered companies, including Narrative I/O. Sarah serves as Independent Director on the Boards of public and private technology and digital media companies including J2 Global (Nasdaq: JCOM), The Street (Nasdaq:TST), Narrative, Celtra, Socialflow, Stella Rising (formerly Women’s Marketing Inc, acquired by Stephens Group), and also served as an Independent Director on the Board of [X+1] (acquired by Rocket Fuel). She served as CEO of Aegis Media North America, a media and digital marketing communications company, where she was also responsible for launching and growing a significant part of that business during her eleven-year tenure. Previously, Sarah served as President of Carat US, and Isobar US, where she was tasked with the integration of digital and traditional media services. Sarah’s contributions to the broader community include serving on the Executive Board of the Ad Club of Boston, as Director on the Board of The Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX) and as Board Advisor to Advertiser Perceptions. She is a board advisor to clypd, Distroscale, AdDaptive Intelligence, Viral Gains, and Wonderlust. Sarah earned a BA in English from the University of Vermont and has received over 30 accolades and awards for her accomplishments such as “Media All Star” (AdWeek), “Top 100 Most Influential People in Media (Media Post), Women to Watch (Ad Age), and “Fast 50” (Fast Company).