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Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe Joins Wharton AI for Business as Faculty Co-Lead

Wharton’s AI for Business welcomes Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions at the Wharton School, as the newest member of its senior leadership. Working alongside Faculty Co-Lead Kartik Hosanagar, John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business and a Professor of Marketing, Professor Tambe will guide AIB in its mission ...Read More

AI for Business Invests in Wharton Startup, Félix

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Technology is a critical component of Félix, a chat-based platform for sending money from the United States to Mexico that will launch later this year. However, founders Bernardo Garcia and Manuel Godoy believe trust in the product is just as essential. Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Sifting the Facts

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Artificial intelligence continues to attract strong interest from investors and entrepreneurs alike, even during the global pandemic. But where is the sector headed? Which recent developments have been most overhyped or underplayed? In this AI Roundtable, Coller Venture Review speaks with IBM’s Aya Soffer and Wharton’s Kartik Hosanagar to do a reality check. Read More

Artificial Intelligence’s Implications for Business and Society

Kartik Hosanagar discusses how Artificial Intelligence is permeating our society and everyday life, influencing what we do whether we realize it or not. Kartik Hosanagar is an expert in the field of applied AI, combining research from his academic roles as professor at Wharton and the faculty director of Wharton’s AI for Business with an ...Read More

How the Pandemic Has Fast-Tracked AI’s Impact

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Rajen Sheth, VP, Google Cloud AI and Industry Solutions at Google, joins Dan Loney on Wharton Business Daily to discuss how the pandemic has fast-tracked AI’s impact on a range of sectors including supply chains, healthcare, retail and small business. Read More

How Can Financial Institutions Prepare for AI Risks?

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Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies hold big promise for the financial services industry, but they also bring risks that must be addressed with the right governance approaches, according to a white paper by a group of academics and executives from the financial services and technology industries, published by Wharton AI for Business. Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Can Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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A new machine learning approach to COVID-19 testing has produced encouraging results in Greece. The technology, named Eva, dynamically used recent testing results collected at the Greek border to detect and limit the importation of asymptomatic COVID-19 cases among arriving international passengers between August and November 2020, which helped contain the number of cases and ...Read More

How to Kickstart an AI Venture Without Proprietary Data

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Despite the tremendous innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities around AI, breaking into AI can be a daunting task for entrepreneurs as they face a chicken-and-egg problem before they even begin, something existing companies are less likely to contend with. Read More

Artificial Intelligence Risk & Governance

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Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Risk and Security (AIRS) believes there are significant potential benefits of AI and that its adoption within financial services presents opportunities to improve both business and societal outcomes when risks are managed responsibly. This white paper provides AIRS views on potential approaches to AI governance for financial services including potential risks, risk ...Read More

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