Dr. Lamia Youseff, our founder and leading AI expert and advisor, recently lent her insights during an AI-focused panel discussion hosted by StartX at Stanford University. As both a longtime academic member and tech industry veteran, Dr. Youseff provided a unique dual perspective.
Moderated by Darsh Singh Mann, the panel convened Dr. Youseff with executives from J.P. Morgan, CHANEL, and Stanford Medicine. Reflecting on AI's immense potential to transform enterprises, the panel fielded broad questions on AI strategy, positioning solutions to large companies, data privacy, and more.
Fellow panelists Naren Chittar of J.P. Morgan, Gregory Baratte Waidlich of CHANEL, and Nikesh Kotecha of Stanford Medicine Partners highlighted the need for startups to solve real enterprise problems and to focus on the customers, echoing the customer obsession value emphasized earlier by presenters from Amazon AWS BedRock product team earlier in the event.
When asked what most excites her about AI's future, Dr. Youseff emphasized the need to implement AI ethically to create business value while benefitting society. She highlighted AI's role in augmenting human strengths rather than replacing jobs.
Dr. Youseff also offered startup founders in the audience strategic advice on positioning their AI solutions to enterprises. She outlined key factors startups should consider as they scale, from data privacy to determining optimal in-house vs vendor development tradeoffs.
Here at JazzComputing, Dr. Youseff's guidance and technical acumen help inspire our mission of building responsible, trustworthy AI.