NeurIPS 2019 Sponsors
Lambda is an AI infrastructure company, providing computation to accelerate human progress. Our workstations, servers, and cloud services power engineers and researchers at the forefront of human knowledge. Our customers include Apple, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon Research, Tencent, Kaiser Permanente, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Caltech, and the Department of Defense. With Lambda, you simply plug the system into the wall and get started making business and scientific breakthroughs.
Level 5 is Lyft's self-driving division. We’re working toward building the leading self-driving system for ridesharing, because we believe in a future where self-driving cars make transportation safer and more accessible for everyone. With fewer cars on the road and less pollution in the air, we can reshape cities around people, not cars.
Microsoft Research is where leading scientists and engineers have the freedom and support to propel discovery and innovation. Here, they pursue and publish curiosity-driven research in a range of scientific and technical disciplines that can be translated into products. With access to vast computing power, global multi-disciplinary teams tackle complex problems that drive breakthrough technologies and improve lives.
Citadel is a leading investor in the world’s financial markets. For over a quarter of a century, we have sought to deliver industry-leading investment returns to clients including corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, public institutions, and sovereign wealth funds. For more information, visit Citadel.com. Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker, delivering a broad array of fixed income and equity products to banks, broker-dealers, government agencies, corporations, insurers, and sovereign wealth funds. Through innovation and efficiency, the firm provides liquidity with the goal of driving price discovery in more than 35 countries and making markets more competitive, open, and transparent. For more information, visit CitadelSecurities.com.
Graphcore has created a completely new processor, the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), specifically designed for machine intelligence. The IPU’s unique architecture means developers can run current machine learning models orders of magnitude faster. More importantly, it lets AI researchers undertake entirely new types of work, not possible using current technologies, to drive the next great breakthroughs in general machine intelligence. We believe our IPU technology will become the worldwide standard for machine intelligence compute. The performance of Graphcore’s IPU is going to be transformative across all industries and sectors, whether you are a medical researcher, roboticist or autonomous car manufacturer.
Google's mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, and we advance that mission every day in incredible new ways. Research across Google provides new ways of looking at old problems and helps transform how we all work and live, and we think the biggest impact comes when everyone in the world can access it. To that end, we use state-of-the-art computer science techniques to solve problems for our users, our customers and the world, making it easier for you to do things every day, whether it’s searching for photos of people you love, breaking down language barriers, or helping you get things done with your own personal digital assistant.
Salesforce Research advances state-of-the-art AI techniques, developing models and prototypes that pave the path for innovative products at Salesforce. We tackle real-world problems in areas such as image recognition and natural language processing from Salesforce's enterprise customers by harnessing the latest deep learning techniques.
We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV, as well as with services, including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. And the same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.
We fundamentally believe that scientific innovation is essential to being the most customer-centric company in the world. It's this ability to have an impact at scale that allows us to attract some of the brightest minds in artificial intelligence and related fields. Our scientists continue to publish, teach, and engage with the academic community, but one of the unique aspects of research at Amazon is our working backwards method applied to science. Each research project starts with a customer pain point and a description of how a scientific solution will improve the customer experience.
IBM Research has been exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and techniques for decades. We believe AI will transform the world in dramatic ways in the coming years – and we’re advancing the field through our portfolio of research focused on three areas: Advancing AI, Scaling AI, and Trusting AI.
Sony is a major electronics, entertainment and finance conglomerate. Sony continues to innovate in all industries: Mobile Communications, Games & Network Services, Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Semiconductor, Components, Movies, Music, Finance and Other Businesses. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are one of the key drivers in Sony’s business success and the company has been at the forefront of developing Machine Learning technologies for finance, manufacturing, music and entertainment among many others.
Habana Labs is an AI Processor company founded in 2016 to develop from the ground-up processor platforms that are optimized for training deep neural networks and for inference deployment in production environments. We are unlocking the true potential of AI with platforms offering orders of magnitude improvements in processing performance, scalability, cost, and power consumption. Habana is located in Tel-Aviv, San Jose, Beijing and Gdansk, employing over 150 people worldwide.
Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
QuantumBlack, a McKinsey Company, helps companies use data to drive decisions. We combine business experience, expertise in large-scale data analysis and visualisation, and advanced software engineering know-how to deliver results. From aerospace to finance to Formula One, we help companies prototype, develop, and deploy bespoke data science and data visualisation solutions to make better decisions.In today’s competitive environment, organisations that respond faster to change, with better insight and greater precision, hold a sustainable advantage. At the same time, information has gone from scarce to superabundant, affording an unprecedented opportunity for them to do so. Effective decision-making is therefore increasingly underpinned by data processing and technology capabilities.
As Korea’s No.1 internet company, NAVER Corporation accounts for over 76 percent of the country's search market, and operates a diverse range of services and products related to news, blogging, music, translations, webtoons, video and more. Based in Japan, LINE Corporation launched the LINE messaging app in June 2011 and since then has grown into a diversified platform, offering a variety of services and content for more than 200 million users around the globe. NAVER LABS Europe is the European research division of NAVER and is the largest industrial research organization in AI in France.
Good things happen when people can move, whether across town or towards their dreams. Opportunities appear, open up, become reality. What started as a way to tap a button to get a ride has led to billions of moments of human connection as people go all kinds of places in all kinds of ways with the help of our technology.
Borealis AI, a RBC Institute for Research, is a curiosity-driven research centre dedicated to achieving state-of-the-art in machine learning. Established in 2016, and with labs in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Waterloo, and Vancouver, we support open academic collaborations and partner with world-class research centres in artificial intelligence. With a focus on ethical AI that will help communities thrive, our machine learning scientists perform integrated research in areas such as reinforcement learning, natural language processing, deep learning, and unsupervised learning to solve ground-breaking problems in diverse fields.
PDT Partners has had significant success over the past 26 years as a quantitative investment manager by using a scientifically rigorous approach to develop and deploy trading strategies. We’re looking for people who love digging into challenging, data-driven problems. We have a supportive, collaborative culture, and are committed to being a fantastic place to work!
XPRIZE is a nonprofit organization that designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit humanity. XPRIZE mission is to bring about "radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity" through incentivized competition. It fosters high-profile competitions to motivate individuals, companies and organizations across all disciplines to develop innovative ideas and technologies that help solve the grand challenges that restrict humanity's progress
Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is what’s happening and what people are talking about, all around the world. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, from big events to everyday interests. If it's happening anywhere, it's happening first on Twitter. Twitter is where the full story unfolds with all the live commentary and where live events come to life unlike anywhere else.
SigOpt empowers experts to build world-class models. By designing solutions that automate the most challenging tasks in the modeling workflow, SigOpt accelerates the impact of experimentation on machine learning, deep learning, simulation and other AI models. These API-enabled experiment management and cutting-edge hyperparameter tuning solutions are critical for any team building a modeling platform or scaling their models in production. Modeling leaders like Two Sigma from finance, technology, consulting, government, media and industrial sectors, among others, rely on SigOpt to maximize the return on their AI investment. SigOpt was founded by the creator of the Metric Optimization Engine and is advised by the creator of BayesOpt. We are supported by leading investors from Andreessen Horowitz, DCVC, Y Combinator, SV Angel, Blumberg Capital, and In-Q-Tel, and has earned awards from CBS, O'Reilly, Barclays, CB Insights, and Gartner. Our community includes users from MIT, Stanford, Berkeley, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon and Harvard, and our partners include Amazon, Google, Intel and Nvidia.
Weights & Biases is an experiment tracking platform for deep learning. With a few lines of code, explore how hyperparameters affect model performance in real time, record and visualize every detail of your research, compare across 1000s of runs, reproduce and share results and collaborate more easily.
The MATLAB and Simulink product families are fundamental applied math and computational tools at the world's educational institutions. Adopted by more than 5000 universities and colleges, MathWorks products accelerate the pace of learning, teaching, and research in engineering and science. MathWorks products also help prepare students for careers in industry worldwide, where the tools are widely used for data analysis, mathematical modeling, and algorithm development in collaborative research and new product development. Application areas include data analytics, mechatronics, communication systems, image processing, computational finance, and computational biology. mathworks.com
XTX Markets is a leading quantitative-driven electronic market-maker partnering with counterparties, exchanges and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Commodity markets. Machine learning is at the heart of what we do and we are leading the world of financial technology for fair and efficient markets.
Squarepoint is a systematic investment manager with deep functional expertise in Quantitative Research, Trading & Technology. We design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main offices in New York, London, Singapore & Montreal we emphasize true global collaboration by aligning our teams functionally.
VinAI Research is the first AI research lab located in Hanoi, Vietnam, focusing on top-tier research and publications. Funded by VinGroup, the largest enterprise in Vietnam by capitalization, our mission is to conduct high-impact research that pushes the knowledge frontier in AI and to accelerate applications of AI in Vietnam, the Asia Pacific region, and beyond.
At Edgestream, we are devoted to fully-systematic, widely-diversified, absolute-return institutional investment management. Operating since 2003, our investment process has attracted some of the world’s most discriminating institutional investors, establishing us as a highly regarded quantitative firm within the alternative investment industry.