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William Swartout

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Chief Technology Officer, USC Institute for Creative Technologies and Director of Technology, USC Institute for Creative Technologies.

Chief Technology Officer, USC Institute for Creative Technologies and Director of Technology, USC Institute for Creative Technologies.

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US Navy
Shoah Foundation
Smithsonian Institution
US Army
Amavitae

Positions

Chief Technology Officer USC Institute for Creative Technologies November 2013 - present
Director of Technology USC Institute for Creative Technologies August 1999 - present
Director, Intelligent Systems Division USC Information Sciences Institute 1989 - 1999
Director, Intelligent Systems Division University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute 1989 - 1999

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science 1974 - 1981
Stanford University Mathematical Sciences 1970 - 1974

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Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Games
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Content

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James Hendler
We worked together  •  Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Chief Scientific Officer, Avagen Ventures. Brown grad. Yale grad.
Bill is a longtime member of the AI community with knowledge in a number of AI areas, he has run a large institute, done ground breaking wor ... k, been involved with a number of startups, and pretty much anything you could ask for in an advisor
Paul Cohen
We worked together  •  Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Professor, The University of Arizona. Stanford grad.
Bill has vast experience in AI technologies
Arno Hartholt
We worked together  •  Computer Scientist & Project Director, USC Institute for Creative Technologies and Games Journalist, Gameplay Magazine.
William (Bill) has a deep background in computer science, artificial intelligence, intelligent tutoring and virtual humans. He is very exper ... ienced in applying this knowledge to a wide range of domains, including training, education and medicine. Bill brings with him a positive attitude and puts collaboration at the center of his efforts. All this makes him an excellent advisor.
George Bekey
We worked together
We have collaborated at the USC Information Sciences Institute on AI related issues and computer programs at USC.

James Hendler
Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Chief Scientific Officer, Avagen Ventures. Brown grad. Yale grad.
Jim Hendler is a major player in AI research. He is one of the movers behind the semantic web and also made seminal contributions to agent- ... based software. Jim has been a computer science professor at the University of Maryland, where he was Director for Semantic Web and Agent Technology, and he is now at RPI where his is Director of the RPI Institute for Data Exploration and Applications. His energy and enthusiasm inspire those he works with and make him a great advisor.