AI Commercialization

Speaker:        Mrs. Jennifer Zhu Scott
                Radian Partners

Title:          "AI Commercialization"

Date:           Monday, 23 October 2017

Time:           4:00pm - 5:00pm

Venue:          Lecture Theater F (near lift 25/26), HKUST


Under the backdrop of growing impact of deploying AI technology within
businesses, the speaker is going to share her expert insights on the
opportunities and challenges of commercializing AI, and that why Hong Kong


Jennifer Zhu Scott is the founding principle of Radian Partners, a private
investment firm focusing on Artificial Intelligence, the Blockchain, and
renewable energy. She is also the co-founder of Radian Blockchain
Ventures, using the blockchain technology to transform physical
infrastructures starting with the solar industry. Prior, she was head of
business development and strategy in APAC for Thomson Reuters and led the
firm's speech-to-text, deep search, video-indexing projects. She
co-founded one of the first education companies in China and exited before
moving to the UK as a senior advisor to the education subsidiary of Daily
Mail & General Trust.

Jennifer served the 2014-16 term as one of the 18 council members of China
Council convened by the Global Agenda Council, the World Economic Forum's
think tank. She is currently serving as one of 24 members of the Council
of The Future of Blockchain at WEF. In 2013, Jennifer was honored by WEF
as a Young Global Leader. Jennifer studied Applied Mathematics at Sichuan
University and holds an MBA in Finance with Manchester Business School,
where she earned distinction with her research on PE/VC in China and was
awarded as a Distinguished Alumni. She completes the public policy and
leadership program at Yale University in 2013 and Harvard Kennedy School
in 2016. Jennifer is China Fellow of Aspen Institute and a permanent
member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Jennifer is a board and
advisory board member of numerous AI and blockchain empowered companies,
including RNDR of OTOY, which is advised by Dr. Eric Schmidt of Google,
Ari Emanuel of WME IMG, and director JJ Abrams.