Speaker "Will Murphy" Details Back



AI & Business: Opportunities and Dangers


AI will create new opportunities for businesses. In this talk we'll cover some models for how businesses can think about AI in order to spot business opportunities. Also, AI will create dangers to the old way we've done business. I'll cover the new dangers ahead and some potential solutions.


Will is a technology entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He's the founder and CEO of Cognifyd, the AI-augmented communication platform. Will was a co-founder of BotChain, the blockchain platform for AI intelligent agents. Will was also the founding VP of Product and Business Development for Talla, the AI knowledge-base and digital assistant. Previously, he was a Principal and corporate entrepreneur within FedEx Innovation, where he led new emerging tech venture development initiatives. He was a co-founder of SenseAware, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which was later operationalized by FedEx. Products Will has worked on have impacted hundreds of millions of users and earned over a billion in revenue.

He has led initiatives concerning big data, applied AI, e-commerce, the collaborative economy, and sustainable technologies. Additionally, he has been involved in autonomous vehicle, drone, blockchain, and 3D printing research.

Will holds several patents in the areas of intelligent agents and IoT. He has earned a B.S. in Economics from Christian Brothers University as well as an M.S. in Information Systems from the University of Memphis.