Gary F. Marcus is a scientist, author, and entrepreneur. His research interest focuses on Natural and Artificial Intelligence. Marcus is a professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University and was founder and CEO of Geometric Intelligence, a recently-launched machine learning startup that is redefining boundaries by practicing patent-pending techniques. Uber recently acquired the start-up in order to make themselves an AI Company, showing the importance of Gary’s work and how its impact has been recognised on a global scale by the tech giants of the world.
On top of this, Gary has written a lot about deep learning, machine learning and the mind, known for his books, the New York Times Bestseller ‘Guitar Zero’, ‘Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind’, and the collaborative effort with Jeremy Freeman: ‘The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World’s Leading Neuroscientists’. Marcus seems incapable of doing anything without leaving a massive impact and making huge changes, making him one of the most reputed and respected AI geniuses of all time.