About The Speaker
Helgi Páll Helgason
Dr. Helgi Páll Helgason is CTO of Activity Stream which is developing next-generation business intelligence solutions for the Live Entertainment and Sports domain based on machine learning. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science with a focus on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), having previously completed BSc and MSc degrees in the same discipline. An academic paper he co-authored and was based on his thesis received the Kurzweil Award for Best AGI Idea at the AGI 2012 Conference at Oxford University. Helgi also has over two decades of working experience in software development in a number of different domains, having been a developer and data scientist himself and managed teams of developers and data scientists before becoming CTO. He is currently focused on the application of machine learning to real-world business data to generate actionable intelligence for enterprises at scale.