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SXSW 2019

AI and the Democratization of Work

The American labor market is broken. Most companies rely on antiquated success indicators, such as college degrees or work experience as part of their hiring process. Artificial intelligence is creating a level playing field for all candidates, regardless of socioeconomic background. 

Our panel will discuss how AI can remove subjective bias from the hiring process and create a more diverse and productive workforce.

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Takeaways

  1. Aptitude is equally distributed but opportunity is not.
  2. AI can create a more diverse and productive workforce.
  3. Relying on resumes and pedigree for hiring hinders the full economic potential of companies, individuals and communities.

Speakers

Organizer

Jacob Hsu, CEO, Catalyte

Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Future Workplace
  • Level: Intermediate
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