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Bixby: An Open Ecosystem for AI Assistant Developers

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Adam Cheyer
Samsung, VP R&D

Adam Cheyer is currently a Vice President of R&D at Samsung. Previously, he was co-founder and VP Engineering of Viv Labs, an artificial intelligence company acquired by Samsung in 2016.

Adam was also co-founder and VP Engineering of Siri, acquired by Apple in 2010 to build their virtual personal assistant.

Adam is a founding member and first developer at Change.org, the world's largest petition platform with more than 300 million members. Adam also co-founded Sentient Technologies, which applies distributed machine learning algorithms to discover novel solutions to complex problems. Previously, Adam was VP Engineering at Verticalnet (enterprise software) and Dejima (mobile software).

Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 37 patents. At SRI International, he was Chief Architect of CALO, the largest AI project in US history. Adam graduated with highest honors from Brandeis University and received the “Outstanding Masters Student” award from UCLA’s School of Engineering.


Bixby is Samsung's conversational assistant, resident on hundreds of millions of devices ranging from smartphones, refrigerators, TVs, tablets, watches, and more. Bixby offers the most advanced tools and platform available in the space, and has been designed from the ground up to support a more equitable marketplace for 3rd party developers. In this technical session, learn how to quickly build a Bixby capsule for your content and services, and how to offer your service to consumers everywhere in the Bixby Marketplace.