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EXIST, the STEMM initiative from Exeter Chamber welcomed over 100 delegates to its first in its series of Leadership Editions events at Winslade Park on Thursday 7 December.

Navigating the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Frontier event was hosted by the new EXIST Chair, James Cater and EXIST steering group member Sarah Brooks. The event set inspire and inform delegates on the very topical subject of AI.

The event saw leading global tech experts share their knowledge and experience with business leaders from across Exeter.

The event speakers included:

Dominic Mac, CTO at PwC

Richard Potter, Director of Digital Strategy at Microsoft

Michelle Fabienne Bieger, software engineer at digLab (based in Exeter, but now internationally renowned)

Charles Courtenay, the Earl of Devon, and Partner at Michelmores

Tom Morgan, of C-Suite Fundamental and formerly of Accenture

Tom Meyer, of Personio and former Principal Software Engineer at Meta

James Moffat, CEO of New Future Ventures

From AI and ML Business Implementation to the ethics of AI and ML in business, the experienced and knowledgeable panel delivered a series of informative talks around the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the business landscape.

If you missed this excellent event, fear not, you can watch the whole thing on YouTube here, thanks to our sponsor Bitpod.

You can now also download our speaker presentations below:

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of our sponsors for helping us to deliver “one of the best AI events” (testimonial from Caroline Orr, Tech Southwest).