ICML 2018 Sponsors
We gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors of ICML, whose exceptional generosity has ensured the continued success of the conference, particularly in making it possible for students to attend and present their research. Thank you for your kind support.
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.
Tencent AI Lab is a leading AI research and application lab of Tencent, China's largest internet company. AI Lab was founded in 2016 and backed by 50 world-class research scientists and 200 experienced engineers in China and US. With a vision of "Make AI Everywhere", the Lab aims at continuous improvement of AI's capabilities in understanding, decision-making and creativity. Its research focuses on four areas: machine learning, computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing. To serve the needs of Tencent's core business, it's looking at four areas of AI application: content, game, social and platform AI.
Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance—the hardest such problems anyone seriously attempts to solve. 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.
Criteo Research is pioneering innovations in computational advertising. As the center of scientific excellence in the company, Criteo Research delivers both fundamental and applied scientific leadership through published research, product innovations and new technologies powering the company’s products. We are looking for outstanding machine learning research scientists whose skills span the entire spectrum of scientific research and are interested in revolutionizing the world of online and computational advertising.
The Element AI Fundamental Research Scientists form an independent research lab focused on advancing the state of the art in various areas of machine learning. In collaboration with the leading universities and research labs like MILA and UBC, we’re working on advancing artificial intelligence in a direction that’s beneficial for everybody.
Insilico Medicine is committed to extending human performance and longevity using the latest advances in AI. It employs over 40 deep learning scientists and bioinformatics experts in 6 countries and is responsible for the many “firsts” in drug discovery, biomarker development, and aging research. CB Insights's global top 100 AI companies 2018 and Nvidia top 5 AI companies for social impact 2017.
At Two Sigma we imagine breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields by pushing the boundaries of what open source and proprietary technology can do. In the process, we work to help real people. Through our investors, we support the retirements of millions around the world and help fund breakthrough research, education and a wide range of charities and foundations. Our engineers and modelers harness data at tremendous scale, using machine learning, distributed computing and other technologies to build powerful predictive models. Come build with us!
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, operating Russia’s most popular search engine. We provide user-centric products and services based on the latest innovations in information retrieval, machine learning and machine intelligence to a worldwide customer audience on all digital platforms and devices.
The Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, founded in early 2017, deploys cutting-edge AI technologies to generate real-world impact across Bosch products and services. The center’s goal is to achieve a leading position for Bosch in AI by attracting top talent, conducting differentiating research, and applying AI for the transformation of Bosch towards an AI-driven IoT company.
At JPMorgan, technology innovation is driven by a shared commitment to stay ahead of our customers’ needs globally. In our worldwide tech centers, our team of 40,000 technology professionals collaborate to design, build, & deploy solutions that include strategic technology initiatives, big data, mobile solutions, electronic payments, machine learning, cyber security & cloud development.
The D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with more than $46 billion in investment capital as of October 1, 2017, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since our founding in 1988, our firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff.