Monish has more than 25 years of experience in application and systems software development and the architecting of enterprise distributed systems. He co-founded Websym Technologies in 1998. He also set up and headed the India R&D operation of Storability, an enterprise storage management startup from Boston. Storability was eventually acquired by Sun Microsystems, after which Monish founded and led the India R&D of BladeLogic, helping build a highly scalable enterprise platform for server management in the data center. BladeLogic was acquired by BMC Software after a successful IPO, and Monish contributed to BMC’s cloud management vision, laying the foundation for some of the early pioneering work on cloud resource management and provisioning.
Title of Talk 1: The Ethics of AI: Musk versus Bezos
Synopsis: Elon Musk has gone on record several times to state that artificial intelligence will turn into an evil, immortal dictator. Jeff Bezos has a more optimistic view that the tech will benefit humans in ways we never imagined. As science takes over fiction, here is a fascinating look at what AI has already achieved and is quickly moving into the realms of endless possibilities!
Qualifications: BE in Mechanical Engineering, Savitribai Phule Pune University; MS in Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University
Title: Icertis Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer