Feb 23

The Power of AI

Palo Alto, CA

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The Jewish High Tech Community
Join Americans for Ben-Gurion University and the Jewish High Tech Community for a special event exploring recent algorithmic developments in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Social Network Analysis (SNA). Hear from Ben-Gurion University's breakthrough researcher in Software and Information Systems, a BGU alumnus who is making an impact on the high-tech field, and the industry's leading experts.
Nir Peled, Moderator
General Manager, Private AI and Sr. Director, Product Management at Intel and BGU Alumnus
Eric Amram, Panelist
CEO, Evenium, Inc
Prof. Oren Tsur, Panelist
Assistant Professor, BGU's Department of Software and Information System Engineering and Chair, Center for the Study of Digital Politics and Strategy
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Thursday, February 23, 2023

6:30 p.m.
Oshman Family JCC
Freidenrich Hall - 4th floor
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

To register, click here.

Nir Peled serves as the General Manager and Senior Director for Intel’s data center and AI group, with over a decade of experience building high-performance teams that bring new, innovative products to the market. Nir’s expertise lies in Artificial Intelligence (AI), security, and privacy products. Nir served 7 years as an officer of an elite unit in the IDF. He holds a BSc in Communication system engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and an MBA from Reichman University. He is a proud member of the Americans for Ben-Gurion University (A4BGU) National Alumni Council. Nir enjoys mountain biking, Yoga and telling dad-jokes.



Eric Amram is the founder & CEO of Evenium, a global technology leader for corporate meetings & events,
serving thousands of corporations worldwide. Eric graduated from M.I.T. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, after French Ecole Polytechnique. His career began as a researcher in Robotics and Computer Vision, while lecturing computer science and doing consulting for corporations. He has been an avid practitioner of Deep Learning and AI, applying models to meeting transcripts and videos.



Prof. Oren Tsur serves as a professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering. He also co-leads a new Centre for the Study of Digital Politics and Strategy. The Centre researches and addresses an array of social online phenomena, ranging from election interference to the proliferation of hate-speech. Prof. Tsur and his team use computational methods to scan the internet and analyze the digital space, social networks data and political data influencing the public. Prof. Tsur’s academic focus, along with the interdisciplinary nature of this research center, only exists among a select group of universities, including Northeastern University, Harvard University and Stanford University.