Speakers

Meet the 2023 Reinforce Conference line-up!

Reinforce 2023 - Vlad Iliescu
Vlad Iliescu
Head of AI at Strongbytes

By day, Vlad works at Strongbytes as Head of AI, and by night he's building NRGI.ai, an upcoming B2B energy marketplace powered by a proprietary AI forecasting engine.The rest of the time he's a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on AI, plays the ukulele with a vengeance, and blogs about life, the universe and software development at vladiliescu.net...

Reinforce 2023 - Francesca Belli Novak
Francesca Belli Novak
Lawyer and founder at BelliLS - International Legal Services in Life Sciences

Francesca is an experienced attorney in the field of innovative technologies. Throughout the past 15 years, she has been supporting several forward-looking biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies both as a in-house lawyer and as a consultant. Francesca currently runs her own legal practice and is a mentor at Health Hub Vienna, a platform for open innovation, managed by INiTS, Vie...

Reinforce 2023 - Bas Geerdink
Bas Geerdink
Tech Lead & CTO at Aizonic

Bas is a technology leader in the AI and big data domain. His academic background is in Artificial Intelligence and Informatics. Trained as a software engineer and architect, he has 15 years experience in delivering successful data-driven projects with a wide range of companies and technologies. He occasionally teaches programming courses and is a regular speaker on conferences and informal meetin...

Reinforce 2023 - Sharon Zhou
Sharon Zhou
Co-Founder at Stealth Startup

Sharon Zhou most recently was a computer science (AI) faculty member at Stanford, where she received her PhD in generative AI and taught generative AI classes to over 80K students on Coursera. Prior to this, she was a PM at Google and various startups, and was the first to major in Classics and Computer Science in Harvard University's history. She is now working on democratizing access a...

Reinforce 2023 - Erik Schluntz
Erik Schluntz
CTO at Cobalt Robotics

Erik is the co-founder and CTO of Cobalt Robotics. Founded in 2016, Cobalt has raised nearly $100M in venture funding to build friendly security guard robots that spot facility and security anomalies. Cobalt operates a large fleet of robots across 5 continents, protecting offices, warehouses, and data centers. Erik leads the engineering team, focusing on new robotics hardware and software developm...

Reinforce 2023 - Abhilasha Ravichander
Abhilasha Ravichander
Ph.D. candidate at Carnegie Mellon University
Reinforce 2023 - Miklós Tóth
Miklós Tóth
Machine Learning Engineer at Neuron Solutions

Miklos is a senior IT professional with strong business-related skills, he has an entrepreneurial mindset combined with "the Advocate" (INFJ) personality. He started to learn software development when he was 15, therefore he studied Information Technology and Mathematics at University of Szeged. During the 3. semester he founded his first company with other fellow students where they were working ...

Reinforce 2023 - Levente Szabados
Levente Szabados
Senior consultant, Lecturer at AI Partners, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Neuron Solutions

Levente is a long time enthusiast of anything cognitive. Originally a programmer, but finished his masters as a Buddhist Theologian, with cognitive science specialization. He started to do AI related work in the early 2000s in knowledge representation, then switched over to become the lead of research for a quantitative finance research group. He later founded an award winning startup (Best Chatbo...

Reinforce 2023 - Dr. George Tilesch
Dr. George Tilesch
President at PHI INSTITUTE for Augmented Intelligence

DR. GEORGE A. TILESCH is President of the PHI Institute for Augmented Intelligence, specializing in global AI strategy, ethics, policy, talent, and governance. He is a senior global innovation and AI expert, executive, and consultant, primarily in the transatlantic space. For over 20 years, George has been active as a cross-sector and cross-industry conduit between AI ecosystems worldwide and as a...

Reinforce 2023 - Sipos Róbert
Sipos Róbert
Machine Learning Engineering Lead at Turbine.ai
Reinforce 2023 - Zoltán Bálint Biczó
Zoltán Bálint Biczó
Senior Data Scientist, AI consultant, Host at Adatépítész podcast
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Reinforce 2023 - Gyula Kovács
Gyula Kovács
Managing Director, Co-Founder at Neuron Solutions
Reinforce 2023 - Milán Janosov, PhD
Milán Janosov, PhD
Research Affiliate, Chief Data Scientist at CEU, Baoba Insurance

With a background in physics and biophysics, I earned my PhD in network and data science in 2020. I studied and researched at the Eötvös Loránd University and the Central European University in Budapest, at the Barabási Lab in Boston, and the Bell Labs in Cambridge. Forbes 30u30 in 2020. NFT sales contributions on SuperRare and Foundation. Alumni at Eötvös Colleg...