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OREN ETZIONI NAMED GEEKWIRE'S HIRE OF THE YEAR

5/9/2014

OREN ETZIONI NAMED GEEKWIRE'S HIRE OF THE YEAR

5/9/2014

Seattle tech-media outlet Geekwire held it's annual awards event at EMP on Thursday night and Dr. Oren Etzioni, Chief Executive Officer of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), was named Hire of the Year

Etzioni was tapped by Vulcan Chairman Paul Allen to lead his effort to realize the vision of a "Digital Aristotle" – AI software that utilizes large amounts of knowledge in machine-understandable form to answer questions, explain those answers, and discuss those answers with users.

Etzioni thanked his mother and wife after accepting the award.

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