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Friday, January 25 • 11:25am - 12:25pm
Growth Across Borders: Navigating International Expansion for AI Companies

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In an industry market by rapid innovation and business opportunity, AI and Deep Learning companies need to anticipate and capitalize upon growth opportunities abroad. In this session, an executive panel will lead audience members to a better understanding of the risks, rewards, and thought processes around international expansion for AI companies. Audience members will walk away with a more complete awareness of business considerations for developing a global workforce, including the rationale for globalizing, ecosystem selection, working with strategic partners, navigating labor markets and more.

Session led by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service:
As part of Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service helps Canadian companies and organizations succeed globally. The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service has trade offices across Canada and in 161 offices around the world. We can provide Canadian businesses with on-the-ground intelligence, qualified contacts, partnership opportunities and practical advice on foreign markets to help you make better, timelier and more cost-effective decisions in order to achieve your goals abroad. If you’re looking to do business in Canada, the TCS global network of trade professionals can assist foreign companies in making Canada their next investment destination.

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Jon French

Senior Director of Global Recruitment, Community & Alumni, NEXT Canada
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Ram Shanmugam, AutonomIQ

Co-founder, CEO and President, AutonomIQ
Ram Shanmugam is the co-founder and CEO of AutonomIQ, a company focusing on using AI, machine learning and deep learning innovations to deliver autonomous testing and dev-ops solutions. Ram is a serial entrepreneur, and most recently, he was the co-founder and CEO of appOrbit. Previously... Read More →
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Lloyed Lobo, Boast.AI

Co-Founder, Boast.AI
Lloyed is the co-founder of Boast.AI which helps businesses automate the complicated process of claiming R&D incentives from the government. At Boast, Lloyed is responsible for growth, go-to-market and new product strategy. Lloyed is also the cofounder of Traction which brings together... Read More →
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Thomas Hamilton, Ross Intelligence

VP, Legal Strategy, Ross Intelligence
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Friday January 25, 2019 11:25am - 12:25pm PST
Pacific D-F Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA