16.00 Welcome by Paul van Son of the AI Innovation Center and moderator Ingelou Stol
16.05 AI everywhere: How embedded Machine Learning transforms our everyday life by Clara Otero Pérez, Senior Director of System Innovations at NXP Semiconductors
Clara Otero Pérez is Senior Director System Innovations for Automotive at NXP Semiconductor in Eindhoven (NL). She is responsible for scouting new systems and applications where NXP’s products would play a role and build proof of concepts and demonstrators for those new applications such as cooperative connected car, autonomous driving and UAV. After graduating in Physics by the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, she started to work for Philips Research in Eindhoven (NL) as a research scientist in the field of real-time systems and multimedia processors. In 2006 she moved to NXP and started working on automotive and secure connectivity related projects. In 2008 she became department manager driving innovation activities both internal as well as with partners in subsidy projects in the areas of IoT, connected car and cooperative mobility.
16.25 : Adopting AI in your business strategy requires more than technology by Arnaud Hubaux, AI Trailblazer, Product Cluster Manager at ASML
Arnaud Hubaux is a product cluster manager at ASML. He works closely with chip manufacturers on new generations of AI solutions that improve production yield, equipment uptime, and service costs. With a PhD in Software Engineering on applied constraint solving, Arnaud has deep experience in software platform architecture, product lifecycle management, and AI application development.
16.45 Accelerating AI at the edge – the story of a fast growing AI startup by Fabrizio Del Maffeo, CEO and co-founder Axelera AI
Axelera AI is developing a powerful, efficient, competitive and user friendly Artificial Intelligence platform for a safer, greener and trusted world. The company was incubated by Bitfury Group in 2019, formerly operating as Bitfury AI - co-founded by Fabrizio Del Maffeo - until the company came out as an independent entity this year. Building on its extensive research and development focused on integrating world-class hardware and software technologies for edge and cloud-to-edge enterprise solutions, Axelera AI joined forces with imec in early 2020 to develop groundbreaking computing architecture for high-performance AI. Headquartered in the AI Innovation Center of the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, Axelera AI also has R&D offices in Leuven (BE) and Zurich (CH). The company has already recruited an elite team of more than 30 senior engineers and developers from world-leading AI companies and research centers, including Intel, Qualcomm, IBM, and imec.
17.05 AI startup pitches
Jacqueline Kazmaier, CEO and co-founder Autoscriber