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If you’re keen to keep up with all things tech, there’s a good chance the world’s annual tech conference in Saudi Arabia leap Already on your radar.
The latest edition of LEAP is scheduled to take place at Riyadh’s Front Expo Center from February 6-9, 2023, and this year, the event will have a special focus on artificial intelligence (AI) Deep Music Festivalwhich is expected to bring together the world’s leading artificial intelligence companies.
As well as spotlighting government AI-driven initiatives and the latest innovations in the field, DeepFest has been designed as a thought leadership conference, featuring a series of industry-specific tracks, training, live demos and innovation sessions.
Among the experts preparing to attend DeepFest is Ricky Ray Butler, CEO of California-based influencer marketing and product placement agency this laboratory. Butler will be one of three speakers in a 50-minute panel discussion scheduled for February 8, 2023.
With over 18 years of experience in digital entertainment, Butler is known for pioneering the use of artificial intelligence technologies in entertainment and media. BENLabs has unlocked how to better create digital brands and content through the use of artificial intelligence, and is today empowering 13 million influencers, creators, and brands to leverage data-driven systems and processes to grow their audiences and revenue.
“Early in my career, a close mentor taught me to think about tomorrow’s issues,” Butler said in an interview. Middle Eastern Entrepreneur“If you’re solving today’s problems, you’re already behind. BENlabs is focused on applying artificial intelligence to solve tomorrow’s problems.”
According to Butler, so far, advances in artificial intelligence Already being used and seen as a productivity tool in areas such as manufacturing, supply chain and automotive – so far AI has been used as a way to eliminate time spent on manual tasks, BENlabs hopes to expand the application of AI technology to the realm of creativity.
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“We believe that in many cases — like ChatGPT — AI can be as creative as the human mind, which is a shift in cultural thinking,” Butler noted. “Digital creators of all types will use AI technologies to expand their ability to help create more and better content, which in turn will help creators scale their content in this decentralized world of content and platforms .Brands and creators will be able to focus more on what they do best, developing creative strategy (and bringing ideas to life faster), rather than spending time on tedious tasks.”
It is no secret that there are multiple industries across the globe benefiting from the undeniable impact of AI technology.In fact, according to January 2023 Analysis by ReportLinker, by 2027, the global AI market is expected to grow by $125.3 billion. Domestically, Saudi Arabia has been increasingly supporting AI-driven business ideas to boost its economy, with Mordor Intelligence reporting that the country’s big data and AI market is projected to reach $891.74 million by 2026.
“We strongly support investment in artificial intelligence and its transformative power in the Saudi Arabian region,” Butler said. “I look forward to hearing from the region’s AI thought leaders, who we believe are some of the best in the world. We hope to bring our expertise in applying AI to media and entertainment to the region and contribute to an ecosystem of like-minded Contribute to AI enthusiasts.”
As Butler now prepares to make an appearance at DeepFest in Riyadh, he urges AI enthusiasts to remember that while AI offers limitless opportunities, much work remains to be done optimization technology.
“My advice for AI applications is to crawl first, then walk, then run,” Butler said. “AI should be viewed as an extension of the human brain—where AI and human experts can work together to drive scale and efficiency. There are still significant barriers to entry and resource constraints in adopting AI, but I recommend that business leaders find AI can demonstrate success low-hanging fruits of the sciences, and then study how they apply to increasingly complex problems.”
Ricky Ray Butler was one of the speakers Deep Music Festival, the premier meeting place for the global AI ecosystem, comprised of thought leaders, changemakers, tech giants, data scientists, innovators, corporations, academia, start-ups and entrepreneurs leading innovation across industries.The event will be held in conjunction with this year’s LEAP in Riyadh, February 7-9, 2023 – visit deepfest.com Sign up and follow the event on Instagram @deepfestai.
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