Chris Benson


  • Artificial Intelligence Strategist
  • Digital Transformation Strategist
  • Deep Learning Solution Architect
  • International Keynote Speaker
  • Co-Host, Practical AI Podcast
  • Organizer, Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
  • Software Engineer • Developer
  • Storyteller • Educator
  • Servant Leader
  • Marketer • Brand Strategist
  • Husband • Father
  • Animal Advocate

Co-host of the
Practical AI Podcast.

Organizer and Host of the
Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
- one of the world's largest AI communities.

Speech Topics

  • Introduction to AI
  • AI Strategy, Execution & Delivery
  • AI & Business
  • AI in the Enterprise
  • AI to Shape the Customer Experience
  • Inspirational AI / Futurism
"The Neil deGrasse Tyson of AI."

Upcoming Talks

  • KEYNOTE
    The Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise
    Wells Fargo DataWise 2018 Conference | San Francisco
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    Internal employee-only conference
  • CLOSING KEYNOTE
    Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Digital Transformation Through Deep Learning
    DataSciCon 2018 | Atlanta
    Friday, November 30, 2018
    Event / Video
  • PANEL MODERATOR
    Panel: Creating a Data Science Flywheel
    Domino Data Science Pop-Up | Chicago
    Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Event / Video
  • AI For Good
    Saving Animals with Deep Learning
    Applied Machine Learning Days | Switzerland
    January 26-29, 2019
    Event / Video

Previous Talks

  • OPENING KEYNOTE
    Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Digital Transformation Through Deep Learning
    Emerge 2018: Artificial Intelligence | Vanderbilt University, Nashville
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    Event / Video
  • INTERVIEW
    AI Industry Status in 2018
    Linaro Connect | Vancouver
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Event / Video
  • OPENING KEYNOTE
    Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Digital Transformation Through Deep Learning
    Linaro Connect | Vancouver
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Event / Video
  • GUEST ON PODCAST
    Digital Transformation & the AI Revolution
    TAG Data Talk
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018
    Event / Video
    Chris was the podcast guest of the Technology Association of Georgia
  • GUEST ON PODCAST
    What’s an AI Strategy?
    The AI Element
    Monday, July 23, 2018
    Event / Video
    Chris was the podcast guest
  • Artificial Intelligence:
    Supercharging Project Management
    Manage This (podcast)
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Event / Video
    Chris was the podcast guest
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Delivering Deep Learning
    Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
    Monday, July 9, 2018
    Event / Video
  • AI & Animal Rights
    Kotecki on Tech (podcast)
    Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Event / Video
    Chris was the podcast guest
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Delivering Deep Learning
    Shared Services & Outsourcing Exchange - Atlanta
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Event / Video
  • KEYNOTE
    State of the Union for AI in the Enterprise
    Robotics & AI Summit - Boston
    Monday, June 18, 2018
    Event / Video
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Delivering Deep Learning
    Artificial Intelligence Conference - New York
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018
    Event / Video
    Produced by O'Reilly and Intel
  • Interview:
    Adobe AI Think Tank
    How will AI in the Enterprise Impact Humans?
    Artificial Intelligence Conference - New York
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018
    Event / Video
    Produced by Adobe
  • Panel Discussion:
    Adobe AI Think Tank
    The Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Enterprise
    Artificial Intelligence Conference - New York
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    Event / Video
    Produced by Adobe
  • Learning Expedition:
    New & Evolving Technologies
    UPS Senior Leadership Development Program
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Strategy deep dive with senior leadership at UPS
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Delivering Deep Learning
    Emory Data Science Club
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Event / Video
  • Summoning the Demon:
    AI and the Future of Life on Earth
    Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    Event / Video
  • Honeywell LIVE:
    Intelligence for the Connected Enterprise
    Honeywell GROW 2018 - Dallas
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Event / Video
    Live broadcast watched by 168,000 online viewers
  • Artificial Intelligence with Chris Benson of Honeywell
    Making the Brand - Customer Experience with Chris Brogan (podcast)
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    Event / Video
    Chris was the podcast guest
  • KEYNOTE
    Summoning the Demon:
    AI and the Future of Life on Earth
    DataSciCon.Tech 2017
    Friday, December 1, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Deep Learning with Go
    DataSciCon.Tech 2017
    Friday, December 1, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    Delivering Deep Learning
    DataSciCon.Tech 2017
    Friday, December 1, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Artificial Intelligence Strategy:
    For Small Business
    Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Deep Learning with Go
    Go User Group Atlanta
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  • Introduction to Deep Learning
    ACM | GSU Chapter
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Deep Learning with Go
    Golang UK Conference
    Friday, August 18, 2017
    Event / Video
    World's first international conference presentation on implementing AI in Go
  • Deep Learning with Go
    Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
    Monday, August 14, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Demystifying Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    Association of Information Technology Professionals | Atlanta Chapter
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Event / Video
  • Introduction to Deep Learning
    Atlanta Deep Learning Meetup
    Monday, March 13, 2017
    Event / Video

Articles Referencing Chris

  • Thomson Reuters | Answers On
    ( AI special report title TBD )
    ( Release date TBD )
    Future publication from Thomson Reuters Answers
  • Linaro announcements at YVR18
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Article
    Linaro Connect
  • Lessons From LiveWorx:
    Highlights of the Robotics & AI Summit
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Article
    Review of presentation at Robotics & AI Summit in Boston
  • AI Is a Tool, Not a Savior or Destroyer, Says Tech Evangelist
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    Article
    Pre-event interview for Robotics & AI Summit in Boston
  • My First Data Science Conference
    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Article
    Republished by 'Women Who Code'
  • My First Data Science Conference
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Article
    Original blog post
  • My experience at DataSciCon.Tech
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Article
    Republished by 'Women Who Code'
  • My experience at DataSciCon.Tech
    Friday, December 8, 2017
    Article
    Original blog post