Sentient’s Babak Hodjat Speaks on the Future of AI at CES

Co-founder and chief scientist, Babak Hodjat, is an active speaker on the future of artificial intelligence. After authoring an article in The Huffington Post with his AI predictions for the next twenty years, Babak was invited to participate in an AI panel at the prolific annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.


On the panel, Babak was joined by other AI luminaries discussing how Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing can transform the technology industry. The topics covered included how the commercial business applications of AI will augment human work and how companies can optimize cognitive computing technologies both internally and externally. Babak was joined by:

  • Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz, Cross-IBM Watson Solutions (Collaborative Delivery) Leader, IBM Watson
  • Debi Mishra, Partner Director of Engineering, Machine Learning, Microsoft Corporation
  • Gayle Sheppard, GM, Saffron Technology, Intel Corp.
  • Paul Sallomi, Global Technology, Media and Entertainment and Technology Industry Leader, Deloitte


You can read’s comprehensive write-up of the event here.

If you’re curious to hear more about what’s coming in the future for AI, be sure to read Babak’s blog, and follow us at @SentientDAI for updates.