Dr. Lance B. Eliot, MBA, PhD, is a serial entrepreneur, having launched, run, and sold three high-tech businesses, and currently serves as CEO of Techbrium Inc.. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Cybernetic Self-Driving Car Institute. He is currently a regular contributor as our AI Trends Insider, where he has recently authored over 60 articles. Dr. Eliot has published several recent books on the future of driverless cars, including:
– “Advances in AI and Autonomous Vehicles: Cybernetic Self-Driving Cars”
– “Innovation and Thought Leadership on Self-Driving Driverless Cars”
– “Self-Driving Cars: The Mother of All AI Projects”
Dr. Eliot has been a high-tech consultant for major companies including Disney, NYSE, Pepsi, Nasdaq, Paramount, Nissan, Apple, Fox, Kubota, Mazda, IMF, Dell, Taco Bell, Snap-on Tools, and many other enterprises. He is especially known for his expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Lance serves as a mentor for several incubators in Silicon Beach and Silicon Valley, is an angel investor in high-tech startups, and he used to host the popular Technotrends radio show. Author or co-author of 10 books and over 300 articles, he has made appearances on CNN and has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He formerly was a professor at the University of Southern California (USC) where he founded the AI & Business research lab, and today serves on several boards and committees at USC. Dr. Eliot has also served as a corporate officer and Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for major companies, and a high-tech Partner in the nation’s largest executive services firm.