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The Future of AI: It’s Not About A Computer That Thinks Like A Human

EVENTS / 11.06.18 / Neelam Sandhu

Last month Michael Jordan, Distinguished Professor, Scientist and Researcher, joined us at the New York Stock Exchange and shared his perspective on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

It was fascinating to hear Michael’s assessment of the emerging challenges of AI and ML and the true value of the associated technologies.  He shared his viewpoint that the future is not about building something to play the role of a human being inside of a computer but, about networked systems where data flows are accompanied by value flows.  For this value to be realized trust is critical, something which he believes few companies appreciate.

BlackBerry has had an unwavering commitment to and placed an emphasis on trust since day one.  It is a core value we live by day in and day out.  As much as we bring this key ingredient to the Enterprise of Things, we are equally grateful for the trust you place in us.

Watch Michael’s full presentation below.


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Neelam Sandhu

About Neelam Sandhu

Vice President of Business Operations and Strategic Accounts, Office of the CEO

Neelam Sandhu is responsible for the operations of the CEO office, including supporting the CEO in managing key customer and government relationships globally, preparation of and for internal and external content and engagements, and driving special cross-functional projects to deliver operational efficiencies.

Neelam also leads Customer Success for BlackBerry’s strategic accounts worldwide, across regulated industries. Additionally, Neelam manages BlackBerry’s travel strategy and operations.

Since joining BlackBerry in 2009 Neelam has held various positions, based out of the company’s United Kingdom, New York and California offices. Her responsibilities have included Brand Management, Brand Messaging, Marketing Operations, Go-To-Market planning and Corporate Strategic Initiatives.   

Neelam Chairs the Consumer Technology Associations Artificial Intelligence Committee. She holds a Bachelor’s degree, with Honors, in Business Management, from the University of Leicester and an Executive Certification in Financial Analysis from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.