John Desmond Featured Author, AI Trends As Editorial Director, John engages with industry experts who focus on the critical business and technology implications of artificial intelligence. John has more than 20 years experience as editor and writer for business and technology publications. He has worked at IDG (Computerworld), Sentry Publishing (Software Magazine), SPG (Application Development Trends), SIGS Publications (Object Magazine, Component Strategies, Java Report, Journal of Object Oriented Programming), JupiterMedia (esecurityplanet.com) and others. John acquired Software Magazine and subsequently sold it to Rockport Publishing. In conference content development, John has developed programs for several events, including Enterprise Linux Forum, Enterprise Wireless Forum, Software Marketing Perspectives and now AI World.
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Eliot Weinman Executive Editor, AI Trends Founder & Chair, AI World Eliot is a successful serial entrepreneur and veteran high tech market expert for over two decades. During this time, he has built and sold four leading publishing firms whose products had become the largest in their respective industry. His diverse areas of expertise include robotics, mobile commerce, telecommunications, 4G networks, mobile internet, IT, enterprise software and app development. Eliot has developed and chaired dozens of major industry conference and tradeshow series including AI World Conference & Expo, 4G World, RoboNexus, Mobile Commerce World and Application Development Conference & Expo. He founded Application Development Trends magazine, authored a book, “Harnessing the Mobile Internet“, written for publications such as Forbes, Washington Post, The New York Times and co-authored several major technology research reports. He earned an MS in Computer Engineering and a research fellowship in AI on a joint project with BU, MIT and GE on implementing AI in the inspection process of turbine blades. Before founding his first publishing firm, he headed AI and advanced software engineering teams at MIT Draper Labs and Hanover Insurance.