Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Shivon Zilis

Partner and Founding Member, Bloomberg Beta

Shivon is a partner and founding member of Bloomberg Beta, a $75 million venture fund backed by Bloomberg L.P. that invests in startups transforming the future of work. Shivon focuses on entrepreneurs using machine intelligence to solve problems that matter. Beta has invested in 40 machine intelligence companies in areas such as agriculture, education, health care, and enterprise intelligence. She is known for an annual report that researches thousands of machine intelligence companies and selects the most promising real-world problems they are solving. She's an advisor at OpenAI, a fellow at University of Toronto's machine learning accelerator, and board member at University of Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute.


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