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Headline Sponsor: IBM Canada

World Summit AI Americas is delighted to announce IBM Canada as our headline sponsor for our 2020 event in Montreal.

World-changing progress. IBMers believe in progress—that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition.

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Networking Sponsor: The Welsh Government in Canada

World Summit AI Americas is delighted to announce that the event networking facilities are sponsored by the Government of Wales in Canada for our 2020 event in Montreal.

Wales in the UK is rapidly emerging as a leading tech centre with globally recognised blue chip companies working closely with academia, dynamic SMEs and the Welsh Government to grow and enhance the sector in Wales. Wales delivers an infrastructure for technology companies to thrive and some 40,000 people work in the technology sector. 

There are many reasons why doing business in Wales gives you a distinct advantage – from skills to strategic partnerships, and a tailored approach to financial support.

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Quantum Black

QuantumBlack is an advanced analytics firm operating at the intersection of strategy, technology and design to improve performance outcomes for organizations.

In 2015 QuantumBlack became part of McKinsey & Company. Together, combining advanced analytics, design and engineering expertise with McKinsey’s industry knowledge and organizational change management experience.

QuantumBlack was born and proven in Formula 1 – where teams live and breathe data. Today, we are still fascinated by how a marginal gain can have a significant impact on the performance of any company.

quantumblack.com
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Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 492,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

accenture.com
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Amazon

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally.

Artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the customer experience in a contact centre, automate content moderation in media, improve healthcare analytics, forecast demand more accurately, and much more. With AI Services from AWS, you can use add capabilities like image and video analysis, natural language, personalized recommendations, virtual assistants, and forecasting to your applications without deep expertise in machine learning. Each of the services can be used standalone, or you can use them in concert to create sophisticated human-like functionality. Either way, you get instant access to fast, high quality AI tools based on the same technology used to power Amazon’s own businesses

aboutamazon.com
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ManageEngine

Transform the way you work, with a unique and powerful suite of software that runs your entire business.

manageengine.com
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Investissement Québec

Investissement Québec is the go-to partner for foreign and Québec-based businesses seeking to make a go of it in the province. You can count on their experienced team, resources and financial solutions to assist you on the road to success. Working out of 17 offices across Québec and 12 more around the world, their experts have a thorough understanding of your business environment and the unique challenges you face. That is their defining strength and the reason why so many businesses put their trust and faith in them.

investquebec.com
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Montreal International

Established in 1996, Montréal International is a non-profit organization funded by the private sector, the governments of Canada and Québec, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal and the City of Montréal. Its mandate is to attract and retain foreign investment (companies and startups), international organizations, skilled workers and international students to Greater Montréal by providing support services tailored to their needs.

montrealinternational.com
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Cognigy

Cognigy provides an AI-based enterprise platform to build, deploy and maintain conversational automation solutions. Cognigy.AI is a platform for building automated conversations (chatbots and virtual assistants) between end users and the information and applications they need access to. From customer service questions to high-level IT operations management, Cognigy enables the fastest and most effective way to deliver results through the most natural channel – conversation. Learn how to transform the customer experience through the next level of automation at Cognigy.com.

cognigy.com
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Axionable

The Sust[ai]nable Company | Paris & MontrealAxionable is the first sustainable AI services company, we are committed to create Purpose with Artificial Intelligence.Our mission at Axionable is to help companies create sustainable value by using AI responsibly, with positive and measurable impact for their businesses and the communities. We build AI with purpose, working together with our clients and a diverse ecosystem of Academia, NGO & Governments.Ready for AI with purpose? … reach out to discover our unique offering.

axionable.com
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CloudFactory

CloudFactory combines people and technology to provide cloud workforce solutions to prepare data for machine learning. Our managed teams can process data with up to 25% higher accuracy than crowdsourcing using virtually any tool, even the ones you build. Trusted by 170+ companies, we label data for 11 of the world’s top autonomous vehicle companies and process millions of tasks a day for innovators including Microsoft, Drive.ai, Ibotta and nuTonomy. We’re on four continents, with offices in the U.K., U.S., Nepal and Kenya.

cloudfactory.com
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DRW

DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW’s maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets, and venture capital. With nearly 1000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and six global offices, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus, and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity, and thoughtful collaboration.

drw.com
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Korem

Korem is a leading seller and integrator of geospatial technologies and data that has been contributing to its client’s success for the past 25 years by optimizing their decision-making and strategic processes. Our goal is to provide and recommend the best available products in the industry to our customers through our team of experts by leveraging our strategic alliances.Korem stands out from the competition through the expertise and experience of its multidisciplinary team of strategic advisors, integrators and consultants that ensure a perfect match between the possibilities offered by the various available solutions and our clients’ business needs.

korem.com
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Zetane

Stop making black-box algorithms and gain better means to showcase your work in AI. Rising beyond code, our software platform enables you to work with advanced data sets and build sophisticated machine learning algorithms in a visual 3D environment. A visual interface makes AI development less abstract and simplified, thus providing several benefits: 1) identify problems with data sets and models faster; 2) understand outcomes and optimize algorithms with ease; 3) gain abilities to collaborate with non-technical experts on AI projects, and; 4) master core concepts in AI without advanced knowledge of data science or python coding.

zetane.com
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Cloud Constable

Cloud Constable provides AI powered social hub to protect against cyber threats.

cloudconstable.com
World Summit Americas

Brain Box

BrainBox AI is the first autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) technology for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. Its vision is to redefine building automation and to be at the forefront of the green building revolution. BrainBox AI’s solution and process leverage AI to predict building energy consumption and enable autonomous HVAC operation, leading to 25-35% energy cost savings, 20-40% carbon footprint reduction and 60% increase in occupant comfort, in less than 3 months.

brainboxai.com
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REMmedy

REMmedy is an AI driven, non-pharmacological, scent triggered medical management platform. The system can be used to, at will reproduce any desired physiologic state with an identifiable biosignal pattern and a modifiable outcome. Initial applications include; Situational Insomnia, Post Surgical Pain management and Situational Anxiety. Other applications in development.

remmedy.org
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Borden Ladner Gervais

As Canada’s law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) provides high value advice to address their clients’ business problems. They are going beyond legal to consult and advise in a digital world.

They have extensive experience acting in specialized and complex deals and disputes. With an emphasis on client service, we harness technology and innovation to improve efficiency and deliver value.

Fully bilingual across all practice areas, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada. They operate in five offices in the largest city centres across Canada, and have a global reach through their international network.

blg.com
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City of Montréal

Montréal, Québec’s metropolis, is the second largest city in Canada. Leveraging knowledge, creativity, and innovation, the economy of the Montréal metropolitan region is remarkably diverse and dynamic. Today, Montréal is Canada’s main high tech centre, as well as an important North American hub of university research, in many key sectors such as artificial intelligence. Equipped with a bold new economic development strategy and its exceptional quality of life, Montréal is the place to be for AI investors, talent and businesses.

ville.montreal.qc.ca
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Flitto

Flitto is the largest multilingual corpus, speech, and image data collection platform. With 10.5 million bilingual users and over 1 million certified translators and annotators on the platform, Flitto creates a massive volume of language data.
All types of AI engine, including Machine Translation, Voice Recognition, and OCR, cannot be improved without a large volume of high quality training data. Flitto can be your reliable partner for developing Machine Translation, voice recognition, AI based chatbots, NLP, OCR and other AI engines with a large volume of customized high quality data.
Flitto! All about HUMAN POWERED Corpus, Speech, and Image Data.

flitto.com/business

Our previous event sponsors

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LEAD LEGAL PARTNER

BCF is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies and well-established global enterprises who have chosen Québec and Canada as a stepping stone to growth and success. BCF understands its clients’ commercial activities and is well-positioned to partner with organizations: from first-time entrepreneurs to well-established public or private organizations to brokerage, venture capital or private equity firms. BCF’s team helps turn clients’ dreams into viable and innovative businesses. With humility, creativity, generosity, intensity and authenticity, BCF has earned the trust of companies in all sectors of activity in Québec, throughout Canada and elsewhere in the world, developing close relationships with renowned firms, and helps clients reach their growth objectives by providing pragmatic and forward-thinking solutions.

www.bcf.ca
World Summit Americas

SQUIRREL AI LEARNING

Squirrel AI Learning by Yixue group is the leader of AI teaching in China which has developed a platform to provide better future education for every child. As the first company in the Asian-Pacific region, Squirrel AI Learning created an advanced algorithm-based adaptive learning engine with independent intellectual property rights. Squirrel AI Learning now has over 1800 learning centers in over 300 cities in China. Squirrel AI Learning has raised over 150 million US dollars and is already an AI education Unicorn.

squirrelai.us
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DELOITTE

We believe AI has the power to improve Canadian organizations in transformative ways— and we’ll work with you to support your AI journey from strategy to scalable implementation. At Omnia AI, we provide end-to-end solutions to complex challenges. We see new opportunities in emerging technologies that others don’t. And because we’re Deloitte, we’re trusted advisors who work to understand your organization’s objectives from all angles.

As AI is poised to rapidly change the world, we’re here to:

  • Show you AI’s potential to tackle core organizational priorities—revenue, cost, risk, and experience— head on
  • Demonstrate how AI can bring new value to your organization starting today, and set the foundation for growth tomorrow
  • Bring the right people and advice to your challenges, along with the right technology to maximize the benefits

www.deloitte.ca/OmniaAI
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THALES

A national leader in research and technology, Thales Canada combines its more than 50 years of experience with the talent of 1,800 skilled people located coast-to-coast. With revenues of $500 million, Thales Canada offers leading capabilities in the urban rail, civil aviation and defence and security sectors that meet the needs of customers’ most complex requirements across every operating environment.

www.thalesgroup.com/canada
World Summit Americas

Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.

www.willistowerswatson.com
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Artificial Solutions

Artificial Solutions® is the leading specialist in enterprise-strength Conversational AI, a form of Artificial Intelligence that allows people to communicate with applications, websites and devices in everyday, humanlike natural language via voice, text, touch or gesture input.

Designed for the global enterprise, the company’s advanced conversational AI platform, Teneo®, allows business users and developers to collaborate on creating sophisticated, highly intelligent applications that run across 35 languages, multiple platforms and channels in record time. The ability to analyze and make use of the enormous quantities of conversational data is fully integrated within Teneo, delivering unprecedented levels of insight that reveal what customers are truly thinking.

Artificial Solutions’ conversational AI technology makes it easy to implement a wide range of natural language applications such as virtual assistants, chatbots, speech-based conversational UIs for smart devices and more. It is already used daily by millions of people across hundreds of private and public sector deployments worldwide.

www.artificial-solutions.com
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MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL

Established in 1996, Montréal International is a non-profit organization funded by the private sector, the governments of Canada and Québec, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal and the City of Montréal. Its mandate is to attract and retain foreign investment (companies and startups), international organizations, skilled workers and international students to Greater Montréal by providing support services tailored to their needs.

www.montrealinternational.com
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DARKTRACE

Darktrace is the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense. Created by mathematicians, the Enterprise Immune System is relied on to detect and fight back against cyber-attacks for thousands of customers worldwide. The self-learning AI protects the cloud, SaaS, corporate networks, IoT and industrial systems against cyber-threats and vulnerabilities, from insider threats and ransomware, to stealthy and silent attacks. The technology requires no set-up or training; instead, it learns ‘on the job’, identifying novel threats that would otherwise go unnoticed by traditional tools.

 

The company has over 800 employees and 40 offices worldwide, and is dual headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK.  Darktrace was named in Fast Company’s ‘The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2018’, CNBC’s ‘Disruptor 50’ 2018, and ranked fourth in Deloitte’s ‘Technology Fast 50’ 2018.

www.darktrace.com/en/
World Summit Americas

SPORTLOGIQ

Sportlogiq has developed the world’s first and only fully automated, real-time player tracking system, offering our partners unparalleled levels of data to engage with fans, tell powerful stories, and drive team performance. Our AI Engine can operate without the need for tracking chips on players or venue hardware.

Sportlogiq works with 28 NHL teams and is the Official Data Provider of the SHL. We also work with 5 major broadcast networks and 61 pro sports teams across the NFL, Premier League, and more.

www.sportlogiq.com
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Axionable

At Axionable AI, we help our clients gain positive impact of Artificial Intelligence for their business, with our end to end AI services relying on a simple equation:

  • Vision: Tailor your strategy with AI opportunities for your business
  • Research: Apply the best of AI Research from Montréal & Paris
  • Delivery: Execute your AI vision with strategic agility
  • Talents: Unleash the AI potential of your organization
  • Risks: Manage Cyber, Compliance & Ethics AI risks
  • Scale: Industrialize AI with the best of cloud & open source technologies to reach the full potential

https://axionable.ai
World Summit Americas

ERICSSON

The combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and 5G wireless technologies will drive next-generation networks and solutions towards economic and social transformation in all aspects of society.

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world. The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York.

www.ericsson.com
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PURESTORAGE

Reaching $1B faster than any enterprise technology company in history, Pure is recognized by analyst as the industry top all-flash storage leader five years running and their customers rank the in the top 1% of B2B companies. Recently awarded the Best Innovation in AI Hardware by delivering 50 racks of performance in 50 inches and the only true Evergreen™ model, Pure helps organizations eliminate forklift upgrades, data migrations and 50% of their costs.

www.purestorage.com
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XTREME-D

XTREME-D Inc. was established in February 2015, with headquarters in Shinagawa-City, Tokyo, Japan, and an office in Palo Alto, California.

The company is an award-winning, well funded Japanese startup whose mission is to make HPC cloud computing access easy, fast, efficient, and economical for every customer. Our leading product XTREME-Stargate is a High Performance Computing Platform on bare-metal cloud and AWS for AI Era.

Its simple and robust component is optimal for both HPC (High Performance Computing) and HPDA (High Performance Data Analytics)

https://xtreme-d.net
World Summit Americas

DYMAXION LABS

Dymaxion Labs is developing an AI-powered geospatial analytics platform to help companies do large scale surveying cheaper and faster.

With a few clicks, our users can create tailor-made deep learning models to extract analytics from satellite and aerial imagery without requiring knowledge of machine learning.

We also deliver ready-to-use indexes like crop yield and floods for large rural areas.

Based in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the company was funded by the Unicef Innovation Fund within the AI/Data Science Cohort.

analytics.dymaxionlabs.com
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TOWI/PIX FRAME STUDIOS

Towi develops software tools to help children reach their highest potential. Towi Island, which is its main product, is a game-based learning tool to assess and strengthen children’s cognitive skills such as attention, working memory, planning, inhibition, cognitive flexibility and mental speed. Through different activties presented as videogames for children, the tool evaluates children’s skills and develop personalized training paths. Since learning disabilities are directly related to cognitive skills, Towi is using Data Science to be able to predict a learning problem from children’s performance metrics.

www.pixframestudios.com
World Summit Americas

DATAWHEEL

Datawheel is a leader in the development of end-to-end digital solutions that integrate, visualize and distribute data.The successful operation of organizations is historically linked to their ability to understand the world through data. In recent years, however, the ability to collect vast amounts of data has outpaced the ability for users to easily extract meaning from the troves of data they collect. Datawheel’s goal is to help governments and organizations make data-driven decisions by providing tools that help derive insights from the available data.

www.datawheel.us

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