Dr. Ronjon Nag
Ronjon Nag, Ph.D. is currently a Distinguished Careers Institute Fellow at Stanford University. He is chairman and board member of multiple technology startups, and has founded several companies, which have been sold to Apple, BlackBerry and Motorola. He was awarded the Institution of Engineering and Technology's Mountbatten Medal in 2014 for services to smartphone componentry and ecosystems, and was a winner of the $1M Verizon Powerful Answers Award as board member of Bounce Imaging. He has been a pioneer of smartphones and the app stores they depend on based on his work on touch screens, mobile search, voice recognition, text prediction, handwriting recognition and app stores. Dr. Nag received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from UK's University of Birmingham, a master's degree from MIT Sloan School of Management and an engineering Ph.D. from University of Cambridge. He completed his education with post-doctoral research at Stanford University in the fields of neural networks and Artificial Intelligence.
3 articles by Dr. Ronjon Nag
AI: We Need the Chief AI Officer
It's time to implement artificial intelligence throughout your organization. Companies who deploy AI will leapfrog their competition by taking an "AI first" approach.
Will there be any work for humans in the AI globalized future?
One thing we know for sure is that demographics will change. People over the age of 65 represented 14.5% of the population in 2014, but are expected to grow to 21.7% of the population by 2040. We have had great productivity improvements in the last 20 years, yet this hasn’t led to more jobs or higher inflation-adjusted salaries.
AI for Aging
Can artificial intelligence (AI) help us live longer? Can AI change the way we approach medicine? Can it solve the health care cost crisis? Right now there are millions of people wearing devices to measure steps, movement, distance travelled by walking, running, biking and with advent of optical heart rate monitors, measure heart rate 24x7. These devices have been embodied by wrist bands, watches, and headphone devices that measure heart rate and can be activated by voice assistants.
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