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Listen: The AI Show's Justin Flitter interviews AI Forum's Ben Reid

Listen: The AI Show's Justin Flitter interviews AI Forum's Ben Reid

The AI Show is a new podcast hosted by Justin Flitter and brought to you by Microsoft. We explore the wonderful world of AI and what it means for us now and in the future. We bring you a series of interviews from the who's who of AI in NZ and around the world to showcase to you the practical applications of AI, like how it's being used to increase productivity on business, as well as the impact that’s having on people and society. We separate the science from the science fiction to help you understand the world of AI. 

In this episode, Justin Flitter interviews the NZ AI Forum executive director, Ben Reid. Reid heads up the AI Forum of New Zealand – an independent organisation bringing together business, academia, and the government connecting, promoting and advancing the AI ecosystem to help ensure a prosperous future New Zealand. Reid has a 24-year career background in software development and strategic technology consulting, working with a wide range of organisations spanning multinational software vendors, start-ups and government. 

AI-DAY brings together International Experts, Industry Leaders, Academics and Local Trailblazers to showcase how prolific advancements in AI are changing the world. Come listen to speakers like David A. Heiner – strategic policy advisor and Venky Veeraraghavan – group programme manager at Cloud+AI Division of Microsoft.  

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