This week we have Laurence Liew he shares with us the state of AI today, hopefully removing the myth and hype, and how the potential impact of AI on the working population in Singapore and what we must do to meet this new revolution.
Laurence is a veteran of the open source, Linux and High Performance Computing, Grid and Cloud community and has been promoting the use of Linux/HPC/Grid/Cloud since 1998.
Laurence is currently the CEO and Founder of REAL Analytics Pte Ltd and also an Adjunct Associate Professor with NUS SCALE leading the Data Analytics Programme.
Laurence introduced enterprise R analytics into Asia when he was the General Manager of Revolution Analytics for Asia Pacific. He was responsible for Revolution's business in Asia and its Centre of Excellence for Analytics in Singapore in partnership with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). He also ran Revolution's development team responsible for putting Revolution R in the Cloud. Revolution was acquired by Microsoft in 2015.
Laurence was involved in building the very first commercial Linux cluster for an A*STAR research institute in 1999 and has since implemented and consulted for many organizations in APJ, Europe and US, on HPC, Grid, Cloud and now big data analytics.
Laurence is a member of the Singapore IT Masterplan 2025 committee, and mentor to several startups in Singapore and a long time Editor of Transactions on Computational Sciences by Springer Journal.
Laurence graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) with First Class Honours in Engineering, and holds a Master in Knowledge Engineering from NUS.
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