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The AI-Powered Car

Roberto Sicconi

Before autonomous cars become the norm on American freeways, many cars will incorporate aspects of AI to keep drivers and passengers safe. Roberto Sicconi, Co-Founder and CTO of Telelingo and former Program Director of IBM’s Watson team, discusses AI software that learns drivers’ behaviors to keep their attention on the road.

About Roberto Sicconi

Roberto Sicconi is the Founder and CTO at TeleLingo. From 1985 to 2013, he worked at IBM in a variety of different roles, including Manager of Multimedia Products Development, Program Director of IBM’s Consumer Speech Market, and Program Director of Business Development of IBM Watson. Sicconi directed speech user interface (UI) integration for Watson’s avatar in the 2011 Jeopardy! Grand Challenge.