AGL 131: IBM Master Inventor, Neil Sahota (萨冠军)

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AGL 131: IBM Master Inventor, Neil Sahota (萨冠军)

Neil Sahota

About Neil

Own-the-AI-RevolutionNeil Sahota (萨冠军) is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, Faculty at UC Irvine, and author of Own the A.I. Revolution. With 20+ years of business experience, he works with organizations to create next generation products/solutions powered by emerging technology. His work experience spans multiple industries including legal services, healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media/communication, and government. Moreover, Neil is one of the few people selected for IBM’s Corporate Service Corps leadership program that pairs leaders with NGOs to perform community-driven economic development projects. For his assignment, Neil lived and worked in Ningbo, China where he partnered with Chinese corporate CEOs to create a leadership development program.

In addition, Neil partners with entrepreneurs to define their products, establish their target markets, and structure their companies. He is a member of several investor groups like the Tech Coast Angels and assists startups with investor funding. Neil also serves as a judge in various startup competitions and mentor in several incubator/accelerator programs.

He actively pursues social good and volunteers with nonprofits. He is currently helping the Zero Abuse Project prevent child sexual abuse as well as Planet Home to engage youth culture in sustainability initiatives.


Today we talked about:

  • AI
  • Fear of New Things
  • Advising the United Nations
  • AI vs Machine Learning
  • How far away from AI are we?
  • What’s next?
  • AI for non-profits
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Social Good
  • Eco-Sprint

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