Founder and CEO
Ad Astra Media
José Morey, M.D., also known as the first Intergalactic Doctor, and a leader in technology innovation. Dr. Morey is Founder and CEO of Ad Astra Media; a S.T.E.A.M. Edutainment company providing role models and educational S.T.E.A.M. content to encourage more diversity in S.T.E.A.M. related fields. Focusing on making S.T.E.A.M. resources and educational content accessible for underrepresented communities. He is an advisor to the Forbes Technology Council, NASA and a Fellow for the Eisenhower Foundation. He has served as Associated Chief Health Officer for IBM Watson Health where he led the research and development of advanced medical AI technologies in the US and internationally from idea stage to commercialization. He has served as Chief Medical Innovation Officer for Liberty BioSecurity and Chief Innovation Officer for Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. Dr. Morey is faculty at Singularity University where he leads exponential technology, innovation and human augmentation curricula. He sits on the education admission committee for the Space Foundation and on the admissions committee for the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
He is an international speaker on AI and technology innovation and has co-authored over 75 abstracts, book chapters, peer reviewed articles and is often featured on Forbes, Univision, CNBC and NASA360. Recently, a book he authored “LatinX Business Success” hit #1 on Amazon in several categories. He serves as a technology and business advisor for MIT, NASA, UVA, African Innovation Alliance, US-Polish Alliance for Innovation and has served as special envoy to the Polish Space Agency.
Wednesday, August 17
US/Eastern from 11 :00 AM to 11 :40 AM ( 40 mins )
[Welcome and Opening Keynote] AI, Insights and Conversations In the New Machine Age
Artificial intelligence, big data, and deep learning are going to change the way we work, live, and love. Predictive tools and machine learning neural networks have the capability to not only take on routine tasks but to tackle bigger problems. In this talk, Morey talks about the new challenges and opportunities awaiting businesses who take advantage of these new tools.