Today’s guest is the CEO & Founder of x.ai, Dennis Mortensen. He’s a pioneer and expert in leveraging Data and a serial entrepreneur who has successfully delivered a number of company exits on that theme. Dennis’s long term vision of killing the inbox triggered the formation of x.ai and the creation of an artificial intelligence personal assistant to schedule meetings. He’s an accredited Associate Analytics Instructor at the University of British Columbia, the Author of Data Driven Insights from Wiley and a frequent speaker on the subject of AI, intelligent agents, and the future of work. A native of Denmark, Mortensen currently calls New York City his home.
Topics we spoke of in this episode include:
The difference between deep learning and machine learning
Adjusting to customer feedback during the product development process
Approaches to reaching out to initial customers
Strategic advice on building relationships with investors
I present to you, the man himself… Dennis Mortensen!