Intelligent Applications Summit 2023

On Oct. 12, 2023, we brought together thought leaders, founders, and experts from the intelligent and generative application community for the second annual IA Summit.

October 10 & 11, 2023

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2023 IA40 Winners

Hear from AI Industry Leaders

Intelligent and generative applications are defining the next generation of innovation. A new GenAI stack is emerging. At the 2023 Summit we heard from founders at the cutting edge and established companies building for the future.

2023 Summit Agenda

8:30 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Matt McIlwain/Madrona
9:15 a.m.
Fireside Chat: Going From POC to Production
Matt Garman/AWS
Ian Cook/Slalom Build
Moderated by Matt McIlwain/Madrona
Session recording
9:50 a.m.
Keynote: The State of Open-Source Models & The Path to Foundation Models at the Edge
Ali Farhadi/Allen Institute for AI
Session recording
10:25 a.m.
10:40 a.m.
IA40 Winner Enabler Company Spotlights
Harrison Chase/LangChain
Nikita Shamgunov/Neon
Bob Wiederhold/Pinecone
11:20 a.m.
PanelEmerging Architectures for Building Intelligent & Generative Applications
Harrison Chase/Langchain
Brian Raymond/Unstructured
Luis Ceze/OctoML
Moderated by Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec/AWS
Session recording
12:00 p.m.
Lunch & Networking
12:30 p.m.
Vertical-Specific Applications
Aamer Baig/McKinsey & Company
Daphne Koller/Insitro
Marco Argenti/Goldman Sachs

Followed by Q & A moderated by Aamer Baig/McKinsey & Company
Session recording
1:30 p.m.
Keynote: Introducing a New Era of Copilots
Sumit Chauhan/Microsoft

Followed by a moderated discussion with Dina Bass/Bloomberg
Session recording
2:10 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)
Consumer & AI | Julie Bornstein/THE YES |  Tony Small/HeyLibby! | Anna Bofa/Crate
Moderated by Scott Jacobson/Madrona
Intersections of Life Sciences & AI | Jacob Berlin/Terray | Gary Glick/Odyseey Therapeutics | David Younger/A-Alpha | Laksh Aithani/CharmTx
Moderated by Kelly Lisbakken/Wedbush
Data is the Driver — Data & AI | Cody Coleman/Coactive | Zaheera Valani/Databricks | Ines Chami/Numbers Station
Moderated by Brendan Burke/PitchBook & Jon Turow/Madrona
Session recording
2:55 p.m.
3:05 p.m.
Panel: Public & Private Market Perpective in Evolving GenAI Ecosystem
Brad Gerstner/Altimeter
Asheem Chandna/Greylock
S. Somasegar/Madrona
Moderated by Michael Harris/NYSE Group
Session recording
3:45 p.m.
IA40 Winner Application Company Spotlights
Arvind Jain/Glean
Jason Warner/Poolside
Travis Addair/Predibase
Session recording
4:15 p.m.
Panel: Gen-native vs. Gen-enhanced Applications
Abhay Parasnis/Typeface
James Phillips/Google
Adam Caplan/Salesforce
Vijaye Raji/Statsig
Moderated by Mark Nelson/Madrona
4:55 p.m.
Closing Remarks, Cocktails & Reception

2023 Speakers

Summit Agenda

Morning Sessions
8:00 – 8:20am
Networking Breakfast
8:20 – 8:30am
Introduction to Intelligent Applications | Matt McIlwain/Madrona
8:30 – 9:15am
Fireside chat | Data is the Driver | Matt Garman/AWS & Matt McIlwain/Madrona
9:15 – 10:00am
Intelligent Application Company Spotlights | WhyLabs, SeekOut, Cresta
10:00 – 10:30am
Break & Networking
10:30 – 10:50am
Keynote | Peter Lee/Microsoft
10:50 – 11:30am
Enablers Panel | What Enables Application Intelligence | Justin Borgman/Starburst, Anu Sharma/Statsig, and Alex Ratner/Snorkel | Moderated by Peter Lee
11:30 - 12:00pm
Lunch Break & Networking
Afternoon Sessions
2:00 – 12:40pm
Fireside chat | Emerging Trends that Matter in AI & ML (Foundation Models, Transformers, and Stable Diffusion) | Oren Etzioni/AI2 and Carlos Guestrin/Stanford | Moderated by Luis Ceze/OctoML
12:45 – 1:30pm
Breakout Sessions
Session A
Intersections of Life Sciences and Innovation | Maddison Maseli/Deepcell, Lucas Nivon/Cyrus Biotechnology, and Jonathan Carlson/Microsoft | Moderated by Charlotte Hubbert/Nanostring
Session B
Applying AI/ML in Robotics | Leo Dirac/, UW Professor/Siddhartha Srinivasa, Amanda Marrs/AMP Robotics | Moderated by Tim Porter/MadronaSession C: Sales Enablement | Craig Hanson/Gong, Prasad Raje/Outreach, Kyle Coleman/Clari | Moderated by Zoe Hillenmeyer/
1:30 – 1:45pm
1:45 – 2:45pm
Keynote | Why we believe the next generation of applications will be intelligent | Charles Lamanna/Microsoft
2:45  – 3:05pm
Fireside chat | Intersections of ML & Life Sciences Applied in Healthcare | Yinhan Liu /Birch AI and Jon Turow/Madrona
3:05  – 3:35pm
Keynote | Intersections of Biology and Technology | Geoff von Maltzahn/Flagship Pioneering
3:35 – 3:45pm
Announce 2022 IA40 winners & PitchBook partnership | Sabrina Wu/ Madrona and Dan Cook/Pitchbook
3:45 – 4:15pm
IA40 2022 Winner Spotlights | Luis Ceze/OctoML and Cristóbal Valenzuela/RunwayML
4:15 – 4:30pm
Closing Remarks | Matt McIlwain/Madrona
4:30 – 5:30pm
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