Category Archives: Machines

Swamy Kotagiri, CTO, Magna International

Listen to Swamy Kotagiri, Chief Technology Officer and also the President of the Power & Vision Division of $40 billion Tier 1 auto supplier Magna International, discuss the future of transportation and the influence of autonomy, connectivity, electrification and sharing.   Hear his insights on a large organization like Magna stays at the cutting edge.  What are Magna’s different styles of partnership with innovators such as Lyft, and why?

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Alysia Green, CIO exploration business, Chevron (energy, oil & gas)

Listen to Alysia Green, Chief Information Officer of Chevron’s upstream energy exploration business, describe the interaction of Information Technology and Operational Technology.  She discusses what’s shared and what’s different, from an IT perspective, between “conventional” exploration and “unconventionals” (such as fracking in the Permian Basin).  Learn about the practical solutions derived from today’s Big Data and artificial intelligence, and machine learning technologies.  Alysia describes the influence of human factors and safety on IT decisions.

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Bill Ruh, CEO, GE Digital

Listen to Bill Ruh, Chief Executive Officer of GE Digital, describe the genesis of GE Digital in 2011 when he joined GE from Cisco.   Bill explains the lessons learned in establishing the leading industrial internet of things player and why GE Digital’s offerings are what they are today.  Listen to Bill describe how to innovate within a large company.

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Eddie Amos, CTO, GE Digital

Listen to Eddie Amos, Chief Technical Officer of GE explain how, since joining GE Digital via its acquisition of Meridium, he has focused on digital products ranging from manufacturing solutions to Asset Performance Management (APM) applications and other technologies that allow customers to digitize their operations and unlock the productivity of industrial equipment.

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Y Combinator: Beanstalk indoor farming

Listen to Y Combinator 2018 Winter Event graduates Mike and Jack Ross, co-founders of Beanstalk, describe their objectives, challenges, and solutions for indoor farming.

Understand how Beanstalk uses spin-offs of technologies outside of agriculture to make its approach successful.

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William Santana Li, CEO & Founder, Knightscope security robots

Listen to William Santana Li, Founder and CEO of Knightscope, and a Ford Motor Company veteran, describe how he’s raised $40MM without venture capital to build the leading security robot company.

Understand how Knightscope focuses on the near-term-possible in autonomy to achieve commercial deployments today.

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Josh Switkes, CEO & Founder, Peloton Technologies

Listen to Josh Switkes, CEO and co-founder of Peloton Technology, describe how his company enables safe tailgating between trucks, helping the industry save fuel and improve safety.   Understand why the company has raised $80MM from the likes of Intel, UPS and Volvo.

What’s unique about trucking? Why is Peloton’s implementation of limited autonomy, a proprietary truck communication technology, and a network operating center proving to be the right approach?  How does regulation influence Peloton?

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Introduction.

Ali Tabibian of GTK Partners will roadmap this series, describing how we’ll help Dear Listeners understand the world of artificial intelligence, data science, connectivity and sensors through their applications in cars and machines.  He’ll answer your burning questions:

  • What is this series about anyway?
  • Why is tech in cars and machines so closely related?
  • Who are these GTK guys anyway, and why should I listen to them?

We’ll make it fun to digest our nutrient-packed, thoughtful content for those of you who like to learn.

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