Amplero CEO Olly Downs, PhD was recently quoted in the U.S. News & World Report article, "FANG Stocks: Which One Is Leading in AI?" by reporter John Divine.
Interviewing experts throughout the field, the article focused on which of the Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (FANG) companies are leading the AI revolution. Covering everything from research and development budgets to specific products, such as Amazon's Alexa, the writer attempts to rank the giants based on their company-wide applications of AI.
See below for an excerpt from the piece:
Artificial intelligence is the next big thing – and Silicon Valley isn't planning to miss the boat when it arrives. In fact, the so-called FANG stocks – an acronym for the large-cap growth stocks Facebook (ticker: FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX) and Google (GOOG, GOOGL) – are rapidly incorporating AI into their own operations and offerings, helping to bring the technology mainstream.
The potential applications for AI are tremendous, and span across almost every discipline and industry imaginable, from warfare and drug discovery to autonomous vehicles and portfolio management.
Read the full article here.
About Olly Downs, PhD
Olly Downs is CEO and chief scientist at Amplero, an Artificial Intelligence Marketing (AIM) company that enables B2C marketers in large enterprises to optimize customer lifetime value at scale. As a machine learning scientist and serial technology entrepreneur, he led predictive analytics and data science teams at INRIX, RocketFuel, Blab, AdReady, Farecast, MSN, HERE, SiriusXM, Globys, L1 Partners, D-Wave Systems, Apollo Data Technologies, Microsoft Research, Barnes & Noble, Knight Ridder, Ryder and IGT. He holds a PhD in Applied & Computational Mathematics from Princeton University.
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