A list of Influencers who you can follow on LinkedIn for latest AI updates
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is evolving at an exponential rate. Today, it has expanded beyond tech and geographical constraints and is slowly bringing massive changes worldwide. In recent times, AI influencers are driving conversations about AI news and trends across social media and beyond while also offering advice to numerous enterprises. Plus, they also help us keep updated with the recent innovations and information about AI. Analytics Insight brings 10 LinkedIn influencers who share the latest trends in the AI domain through insightful articles on their LinkedIn blogs.
Allie Miller: 774,211 Followers
Allie Miller is the US Head of AI Business Development for Startups and Venture Capital at Amazon, advancing the world’s greatest AI companies. Allie was named by Forbes and AI Summit as 2019’s “AI Innovator of the Year” and LinkedIn Top Voice for Technology 2019. Previously, she was the youngest-ever woman to build an artificial intelligence product at IBM—spearheading large-scale product development across computer vision, conversation, data, and regulation. Allie is also the Founder of The AI Pipeline to build stronger diversity in ML, an ambassador for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an ambassador for the 10,000-person organization Advancing Women in Product, and has won the Grand Prize in three national innovation competitions.
Andrew Ng: 323,744 Followers
Andrew Ng is a Chinese/English computer scientist and entrepreneur. He was the co-founder of Google Brain and has served as the VP & Chief Scientist of Baidu. He is Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Coursera; and an Adjunct Professor (formerly associate professor and Director of the AI Lab) at Stanford University. Moreover, in 2011 he led Stanford University’s main MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform. He has conducted an online class on ML for over 100,000 students. Andrew worked on deep learning and its applications of computer vision and speech, including applications like autonomous driving. He is also the Founder and CEO of Landing AI, an organization that helps businesses become entirely AI-driven.
Bernard Marr: 1,459,796 Followers
Bernard Marr is an internationally bestselling author, futurist, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to companies and governments. He advises and coaches many of the world’s best-known organizations on strategy, digital transformation, and business performance. LinkedIn has recently ranked Bernard as one of the top 5 business influencers in the world and is the No. 1 influencer in the UK. He has authored 16 best-selling books, is a frequent contributor to the World Economic Forum, and writes a regular column for Forbes.
Fabio Moioli: 115,246 Followers
Fabio Moioli is Consulting and Services Head at Microsoft, with 20+ years of general management experience in bringing innovation to diversified industries and markets. Previously Vice President and Head of BU Telecom & Media at Capgemini, Associate at McKinsey, Account and Delivery Manager at Ericsson. He is also faculty at Singularity University, Harvard BR, and Extended Faculty at MIP Politecnico di Milano and Luiss, and board member of Italia4Blockchain (especially interested in Liquid democracy concepts).
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro: 347,306 Followers
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro is the president of KDnuggets, a leading discussion and learning website for Business Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science, with over 500,000 visitors per month and over 250,000 followers. Gregory is also the Founder of KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining conferences) and Co-founder and past chair of ACM SIGKDD, the professional association for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. He has been ranked no. 1 in LinkedIn Top Voices 2018: Data Science & Analytics and was included in Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers to Follow in 2019. Gregory was the first recipient of the ACM SIGKDD Service Award (2000). He also received the IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award (2007) for contributions to the data mining field and community.
Kirk Borne: 59,697 Followers
Kirk Borne is a principal data scientist and advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton, a US technology and consulting company. He has also been an astrophysics and computational science professor at George Mason University for over twelve years. His work has majorly contributed to various projects, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. He consults and imparts knowledge on many disciplines, including Machine Learning, Data Mining, Data Analytics, X-Informatics (Discovery Informatics, Science Informatics, and more), Computational-X (Computational Science, and more), Astroinformatics (Data Science for Astronomy), Observational Astronomy (ground-based and space-based), Computational Astrophysics.
Mike Quindazzi: 27,764 Followers
Mike Quindazzi is the Managing Director leading sales for US Digital Alliances for PwC. He consults on emerging technology, including blockchain, 3D printing, drones, robotics, big data, virtual reality, mobile strategies, augmented reality, Internet of Things, predictive analytics, fintech, cybersecurity, and insurtech. According to Mike, recent advances in AI and robotics automation have been instrumental in overcoming the challenges of and in revolutionizing supply chains.
Ronald van Loon: 47,088 Followers
Ronald van Loon is the Principal Analyst and CEO of the Intelligent World. Prior to that, he was director of Adversitement, which helps data-driven companies create business value. He is also an advisory board member for Simplilearn, an educator in cybersecurity, cloud computing, project management, digital marketing, data science and others. Ronald has been recognized for his work in the field of digital transformation by such publications and organizations as Onalytica, Dataconomy, and Klout. In addition to these recognitions, he is also an author for several leading big data websites, including The Guardian, The Datafloq, and Data Science Central, and he regularly speaks at renowned events and conferences.
Tamara McCleary: 23,641 Followers
Tamara McCleary is the creator of Thulium, a social media analytics, and consulting agency. She offers analytics, management, marketing campaigns, and strategies for B2B and enterprise. She believes that AI combined with machine learning helps in understanding consumers better, which in turn contributes towards personalized marketing. She has been named as the #1 Most Influential Woman in MarTech by B2B Marketing, and ranking by Klear in the Top 1% of global thought leadership including Top 5 in AI, robotics, IoT, and digital transformation.
Yann LeCun: 46,876 Followers
Yann LeCun is a French computer scientist, focused in the fields of machine learning, mobile robotics, computer vision and computational neuroscience. He is the Silver Professor of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. And also holds the position of Vice President, Chief AI Scientist at Facebook. He is well known for his work on optical character recognition and computer vision using convolutional neural networks (CNN) and is a founding father of convolutional nets.He is also one of the main creators of the DjVu image compression technology (together with Léon Bottou and Patrick Haffner). He co-developed the Lush programming language with Léon Bottou.
Yoshua Bengio: 20,347 Followers
Yoshua Bengio is a Canadian computer scientist, known for his work on artificial neural networks and deep learning. Since 1993, he has been a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Operational Research at the Université de Montréal. CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains Program Co-Director, he is also the Founder and Scientific Director of Mila, the Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, the world’s largest university-based research group in deep learning. Over the years, he made several contributions to deep learning in Boltzmann Machines, Helmholtz Machines, etc. In 2019, he received the ACM A.M. Turing Award, “the Nobel Prize of Computing”, jointly with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing.