#7 – Jennifer Jordan on Building Data Driven Startups with Human Centered AI
In AI Simplified Episode 7, Jennifer Jordan and Amjad Hussain discuss Building Data Driven Startups with Human Centered AI.
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2:40 Techstars & early stage investing
6:40 Muscles of building a company
8:20 Comparing Techstars / YC
11:29 Successful startups
13:13 Attributes of successful founders
14:00 Amjad’s experience bootstrapping companies
15:43 Customer engagement with data
17:55 The Algo Journey
21:28 Value of a technical founder + ear for customer
23:08 Venture Studio Models
27:37 Techstars expansion
29:31 Diversity in ventures
33:57 Biases with investing
38:51 Data trusts & cybersecurity
42:24 Data stores, blockchain & diverse founders
46:39 Dangerous uses of AI, ethics & autonomous drones
52:35 Holding humans & AI accountable
53:53 Oaths to use AI for the good
55:46 Limitations of narrow AI, humans giving away autonomy & self driving vehicles
1:02:02 Human-centered AI, keeping human in the loop
1:05:16 Mentors for entrepreneurs
1:07:09 AlgoFace & diverse facial analysis capabilities
1:07:51 Closing thoughts
Why a podcast about human-centered AI?
People are either talking about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep learning, etc. in a very technical way or not at all. Having studied Computer Science and Advanced Analytics and created an AI – advanced analytics supply chain company, I understand first-hand how valuable the field is, but not everyone does. I want to change that. We can all learn principles of AI and implement them in very practical ways. Whether you want to automate a part of your business or create a new business altogether, AI can help you. My goal through this podcast is to simplify AI.
Calling it a podcast gives you a broad understanding of how we’ll communicate, but the format will be much more engaging than just audio. However, you can listen to AI Simplified like a traditional podcast too.
Founder + Chief Executive Officer, Algo