Title: Leveraging advanced technologies and operation excellence to build a global on demand platform for knowledge.
Dr. Hung Tran is the founder of GotIt!, a Silicon Valley based venture backed high tech startup developing an on demand platform for knowledge. GotIt! instantly connects a user with a question to a vetted expert for 10-minute chat session where the expert will interact with the user to help the user find the answer. The company has raised over $10 million from well known investors from Silicon Valley like Capricorn Investment Group, Intel Capital, Guy Kawasaki, etc. It has been also attracted top talents from tech giants like Google, Facebook, Oracle, etc. Dr. Tran founded GotIt! while working on his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Iowa where he did research on data mining and big data analytics. He also worked as a Visiting Professor for a year at the Department of Computer Science, the University of Iowa. Previously, Dr. Tran led an international collaboration among MIT, Rice University, Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, VASC, and the Vietnam Foundation to develop a nation wide OpenCourseWare program to serve millions of college students in Vietnam. Before that Dr. Tran worked as a software engineer developed the first Vietnamese distribution of Linux.
Nguyen Kim Cuong
Director, CMC Institute of Technology Research and Application
Title: Cooperation between research institutions and enterprises: challenges and solutions.
The Industry 4 is taking place at unprecedented speed. It has both positive and negative impacts on every economic and social aspect. One of the most important components of Industry 4 is AI. Big corporates and research institutions in developed countries are investing a lot of resources in this field, and amazing results have been achieved.
In Vietnam, universities, research institutes are showing great interests in the field of AI. One of the problems in the country, however, is that it takes so long from research to applications.
This talk mentions challenges in cooperation between research institutions and enterprises; it then proposes some solutions that can advance the efficiency of cooperation, benefiting all parties.
Qualifications: Ph.D in Science and Technology
Graduated from Gruzia Technology University, Soviet Union
Joined CMC in 1998
CEO of CMC Software Solution Ltd., co
Director of CMC Institute of Technology Research and Application
Member of BOD of CMC Corporation
The key person in CMC’s essential projects related to software; playing an important role in research and development core products such as: eDocman, iLib, IU, CPC...
Hoang Anh Tuan
CTO Admicro – VCCORP
Title: BigData insights, Machine learning and AI in VCCORP
"We think the future of coding is no coding at all" - CEO Gitub Chris Wanstrath has predicted recently, opening many debate questions about the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Will artificial intelligence replace humans?. It is highly possible. Nowadays, computer vision algorithms - automated translation, image recognition - have surpassed others in the industry even humans. AI technology improves human life, facilitating their working performance, thanks to the breakthroughs in computational technology with the rapid development of hardware (CPUs/GPUs). In this presentation, we will be discussing AI platforms in VCCORP, the challenges and possibilities.
Tuan Hoang is the Chief Technology Officer of Admicro - VCCORP - a company pioneer in technology and software development in Vietnam. Tuan has over 10 years of experience in the field of intelligence and large-scale processing system. His numerous contributions mainly focus on the AI applications, big data processing services which are able to server millions of customers and internet users in Vietnam.