Bergquist, Yves

Bergquist, Yves

CEO of AI Research Company Corto, Leads AI & Neurosciences Project at Entertainment Technology Center (ETC)

Yves is a data scientist and the CEO of AI engineering firm Novamente, which builds Artificial General Intelligence applications for clients including DARPA, IARPA, Raytheon, NIH, the CDC, and Intel. Novamente is the AI developer behind Aidyia, an autonomous AI hedge fund, as well as Hanson Robotics' "Sophia", profiled around the world. The Novamente team manages the OpenCog Foundation, which aims to develop open source, neural-symbolic Artificial General Intelligence, and is a practice leader in AGI across the world. Yves is also the founder and director of the "Data & Analytics" Project at USC's Entertainment Technology Center, where his team develops next-generation AI and machine learning applications for the media and entertainment industry. He also oversees the development of "Corto", the world's very first AI-driven knowledge engine for the media and entertainment industry. At ETC, Yves and his team manage a half dozen research and development projects applying advanced AI and machine learning methods to the challenges facing the entertainment industry, including: semantic audience intelligence, semantic "content genomics" and classification using deep neural networks, data-driven windowing/scheduling, and AI-driven post-production. The Data and Analytics Project is also working on applying machine intelligence to model algorithmic structures of narrative and "interestingness" in film.

Sessions
Skynet or Bust: How Machine Learning Can Serve Film Making
Saturday, April 6 11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
Cinematography at scale: The Impact of Massive Multi-Player Games on Cinema and Entertainment
Saturday, April 6 2:15 PM - 3:05 PM
The State of Global Cinema
Sunday, April 7 10:50 AM - 11:25 AM
Influencers in AI: The Ethical implications of AI in Entertainment
Monday, April 8 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM