Daniel Faggella

Daniel Faggella is the founder and CEO at Emerj. Called upon by the United Nations, World Bank, INTERPOL, and many global enterprises, Daniel is a sought-after expert on the competitive strategy implications of AI for business and government leaders.

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The Competitive Dynamics of AI - Now and in the Future (AI Zeitgeist 7)

The Competitive Dynamics of AI – Now and in the Future (AI Zeitgeist 7 of 7)

We’ve made it to article seven of seven in this “AI Zeitgeist” series. It’s been a while building up to this, and I’ve kept the competitive dynamics of AI as the topic of this seventh article because to me everything builds up to this. Everything we do here at Emerj is always about who’s going […]

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What Makes a Successful AI Company? - Perspectives from a Venture Capitalist

What Makes a Successful AI Company? – A Venture Capitalist’s Perspective

Episode Summary: If one wants to start a general search engine, they’re going to have to compete with Google. If one wants to start a general eCommerce platform, they’ll have to compete with Amazon. But the same dynamics play out on a smaller scale. There are going to be some established players, some big tech […]

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The Changing Landscape of AI Priorities of Business Leaders (AI Zeitgeist 6 of 7)

The Changing Landscape of AI Priorities for Business Leaders (AI Zeitgeist 6 of 7)

We come to the sixth installment in the “AI Zeitgeist” series, and this one is about the changing landscape of artificial intelligence priorities for business leaders. We’ve covered all sorts of topics in the series, thus far. We’ve talked about the buying readiness of business leaders. We’ve talked about the AI talent landscape. We’ve talked […]

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Why It's Exceedingly Difficult to Build and Adopt AI in Business

The Challenges of Building and Adopting AI in Business

Episode Summary: A lot of AI in the press is CMOs or marketing people talking about what a company can do in a way that really is aspirational. They’re speaking about what they can do, but in reality, the things that they’re talking about, the capabilities won’t be unlocked for maybe a year or more. […]

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Buying and Adoption Readiness for AI (AI Zeitgeist 5)

Buying and Adoption Readiness for AI (AI Zeitgeist 5 of 7)

This article is part 5 of a 7-part series called “AI Zeitgeist,” where we’ll be mapping out the details of AI adoption over the next 10 years and explore the critical changes in the AI ecosystem that business leaders need to understand. In this installment of the Zeitgeist series, we’ll take a look at how […]

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How to Build Data Science Teams for AI Projects in the Enterprise

Facebook’s Jason Sundram on How to Build Effective Data Science Teams

This week we interview a leader at Facebook. Jason Sundram is the lead of World.ai at Facebook, which is one of their efforts to work with public data around roads and population and other projects of that kind. But Sundram is also highly involved in the Boston office here, where Facebook will soon have around […]

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Accessibility of AI in Business - AI Zeitgeist

The Increasing Accessibility of AI in Business (AI Zeitgeist 4 of 7)

This article is part 4 of a 7-part series called “AI Zeitgeist,” where we’ll be mapping out the details of AI adoption over the next 10 years and explore the critical changes in the AI ecosystem that business leaders need to understand. In this installment of the Zeitgeist series, we’ll be talking about how artificial […]

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How AI and Data Science Could Better Inform Public Policy Decisions

How AI and Data Science Could Better Inform Public Policy Decisions

Episode Summary: One of the promises of artificial intelligence is aiding humans in making smarter decisions. Whether it’s in pharma, retail, or eCommerce companies, the idea of being able to pool together streams of data and coax out the insights that would help make the best call for the organization to reach its goals is […]

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The Evolution of AI Talent and Training - AI Zeitgeist 3

The Evolution of AI Talent and Training (AI Zeitgeist 3 of 7)

This article is part 3 of a 7-part series called “AI Zeitgeist,” where we’ll be mapping out the details of AI adoption over the next 10 years and explore the critical changes in the AI ecosystem that business leaders need to understand. In this installment of the Zeitgeist series, we’ll be talking about how the […]

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The State of Natural Language Processing in the Sales Process

The State of Natural Language Processing in the Sales Process

Episode Summary: Sales is a big part of any sort of B2B firm. We speak this week with Micha Breakstone, co-founder of Chorus.ai. He holds a PhD in Cognitive Sciences from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and prior to starting his own company, he studied for a few years at MIT and was working on […]

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