MONTREAL, Canada — C2 Montreal announced that future-focused tech entrepreneur will.i.am presented by Stradigi AI, as part of the world-class roster of dynamic speakers partaking in the 8th edition of the creativity and business conference.
With experience extending far beyond the music industry, the Founder & CEO of i.am+ (also Black Eyed Peas co-founder and frontman) will discuss the future of artificial intelligence and its importance in today’s world. Presented by Stradigi AI, this is a unique opportunity to hear from the creative innovator in a city widely recognized as the second global artificial intelligence hub.
will.i.am is a futurist with a passion for technology. As founder and CEO of i.am+, he is disrupting the industry by merging voice computing, artificial intelligence, and intelligent devices, with the goal of creating technology that assists and empowers across consumer and business applications. As an active member of two World Economic Forum (WEF) boards: the Global Artificial Intelligence Council and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Advisory Committee (4IR), will.i.am is the only entrepreneur and business sector leader on the 4IR committee who works outside of a Fortune 100 company.
“We are excited to welcome tech entrepreneur, creative innovator, global music artist, producer and philanthropist will.i.am to our stage,” said Richard St-Pierre, President of C2 Montreal. “As Montreal continues to grow as a leader in artificial intelligence, we look forward to hearing from an accomplished innovator who has successfully and fluidly moved between the creative and tech worlds.”
will.i.am joins the lineup of acclaimed conference speakers that includes revolutionary filmmaker Spike Lee, top chef Marcus Samuelsson, marketing powerhouse Bozoma Saint John, trailblazing creative Guy Laliberté and ground-breaking entrepreneur Dr. Martine Rothblatt.
The award-winning event will take place May 22-24, 2019.
Tickets to the three-day conference are available here.