Entrepreneurship | episode 616

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact with Sinovation Ventures CEO Kai-Fu Lee

Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sinovation Ventures and the President of Sinovation Ventures Artificial Intelligence Institute, based in Beijing, China. Sinovation Ventures is a leading venture capital firm focused on developing the next generation of Chinese high-tech companies. Prior to founding Sinovation in 2009, Kai-Fu was the President of Google, China, and he also held senior executive roles at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. He is the author of the new book, AI 2041: Ten Visions For Our Future. December 02, 2021

616: Kai-Fu Lee discusses the evolution of artificial intelligence and the 20-year horizon for its implementation. Kai-Fu shares why 20 years was an appropriate time horizon for his book on the future of AI, why Chen Qiufan, a science-fiction novelist, was the perfect person to partner with, and how the two of them originated the idea for ten visions of AI. He also discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on society including the future of work, changes in society, and shaping of opinions. Finally, Kai-Fu gives his perspective on the factors necessary to lead to greater adoption of artificial intelligence and how the global leadership of certain areas of its development and implementation has evolved.

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This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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