Founder & President, AI Technologies
Chair, Future of AI Hardware Track
Sharif Zadeh is a technologist and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Founder and President of AI Technologies, specialized in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML), Computer Vision, Hardware/Software design for Communication Systems, Internet Networks, Semiconductors, as well as Business Development for teams and products, with Strong Leadership and Technology Management Experience.
Trained in academia at Stanford, University of California, Berkeley and Davis, and Sharif University of Technology (SUT) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, he has extensive industry experience with proven track record for generating meaningful Intellectual Property (IP) through publications at top-tier IEEE Conferences/Journals as well as patents.
Sharif has served as chair and executive board member at IEEE Silicon Valley, Computer Society, Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC), program chair of IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium, and Entrepreneurship for AI Ventures at Artificial Intelligence Conferences for ValleyML.ai. Sharif also serves as advisor and mentor for Startups in Silicon Valley and for entrepreneurship graduate courses at Stanford University.