Ben Taylor

Co-founder and Cheif AI Officer ZIFF Inc.

Ben Taylor is most well known for his machine learning work with the data science community and with HireVue. With the community, Taylor enjoys posting opinions on jobs and tutorials on ML methods. He also enjoys speaking and presenting to all types of audiences. For HireVue, Taylor joined them as their first data scientist and was able to partner with engineering to build out one of the first video interview prediction engines called HireVue Insights. Since starting there, Taylor was able to help build out a data science team and that went “boldly go where no man has gone before”. That product has been out for the past two years and has seen fantastic use cases and growth where large Fortune companies are dramatically reducing time to hire from 6 weeks to 6 days. Taylor is currently working on and managing a passion project where he combines the power of genetic programming with deep learning to automate network design.

Series

Podcasts

MarketScale Software & Technology 02/01/2019: Can AI Tell Naughty from Nice?

In the futuristic movie Minority Report starring Tom Cruise, the protagonist (played by Cruise) is able to see actions before they happen through a complex system of dreams and technology. This obviously leans strongly towards the fiction side of...

Listen: AI vs. Human Bias with Ben Taylor of ZIFF Inc.

As we’ve come to learn, both humans and artificial intelligence have their limitations. The big difference: compared to humans, it takes AI significantly less time to unlearn and correct for problematic patterns and behaviors. In today's podcast, Ben Taylor,...

AI’s Limitless Future: Scary or Exciting? With Ben Taylor of Ziff.AI

Ben Taylor, Chief AI Officer of Ziff.AI, joins us today to talk about the future of AI and some of its obstacles in terms of adoption. Ben also talks about some specific Deep Learning examples he’s worked on, including:...