Futurist speaker Nell Watson is an inspirational public speaker and an engineering technologist with a great deal of expertise on how robotics and artificial intelligence will influence our civilisation in the near future. As an engineer, Nell provides a solid scientific background to present her ideas in a digestible yet informative manner.
Nell Watson teaches and lectures globally on various topics such as human-machine relations, machine intelligence, AI philosophy and the future of our society. She delivers inspiring and thought-provoking presentations by approaching complex issues with intelligence, insight and humanity. In addition, to educate people on how to implement such technologies, Nell also does video lectures for O’Reilly.
In 2010 Nell founded Poikos (now QuantaCorp), an innovative learning-driven AI technology focusing on providing 3D body measurement data. The service allows customers utilising fast and accurate personalisation services in mass customisation, retail or telemedicine. Furthermore, she is a co-founder of EthicsNet, a non-profit organisation committed to improving the understanding of human values and behaviour for machines.
She has presented for the multinational telecommunications company Ericsson, the Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her work is frequently covered by media outlets such as The Guardian, BBC, Forbes, Wired and others.
In her free time, Nell enjoys developing her life simulator, “Founder Life” the game is designed to teach entrepreneurs the necessary psychological and mindfulness habits to be able to perform well consistently under pressure.
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