Ilya previously co-founded Dialogflow (formerly known as API.
AI), a developer platform for building conversational experiences, and served as its CEO before Google acquired the company in September 2016. AI, the company built Assistant.ai, the highest rated independent voice assistant in the world with 40M users.
The company grew to become the world’s largest independent guidebook publisher and today has close to 150 million books in print in English as well as digital versions and a busy website.
Despite the completion of the sale of the company in 2011 Tony still contributes to their publications, most recently Epic Drives and the new edition of The Cities Book.
Ilya earned his MBA from the University of Brighton, and a BSc in Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University.
Ilya’s areas of interest are in natural language processing, artificial intelligence and conversational interfaces.
With 2,500 founders and investors attending, and over 100 European startups exhibiting, this year's Europe [London] Conference will be the biggest yet.
With more than 75 speakers across three stages, we'll feature a range of sessions including thought-provoking keynotes, educational workshops, and intimate VC Q As highlighting this year's topics, including Blockchain, AI, fintech, to name a few.
Jess is the recipient of numerous female entrepreneur and tech awards including BBC’s Top 100 Women and Fortune’s Most Powerful female entrepreneurs and is a passionate start-up mentor, public speaker and writer on subjects as diverse as women in technology, female entrepreneurialism, digital innovation, digital detox and work-life balance.As Chief Robotics Officer, Boris is responsible for the Ui Path product vision and management.He has over 27 years of IT experience in Software Engineering, Application Management, SAP Basis Operation, Data Centre Operations, System and Storage operations.He has also sat on on public company boards including Money Supermarket and Zoopla.Robin is on the Tech City Advisory board and an advisor to Silicon Valley Bank.