Chief Executive Officer, Coursera
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Fireside chat: The Future of AI in Education: Navigating Opportunities and Challenges
Jeff Maggioncalda, Chief Executive Officer, Coursera
Dr. Plamen Russev, Founder and Executive Chairman, Webit.Foundation
Why you should not miss Jeffs’s speech?
Thought leadership in AI and education: Jeff's leadership role at Coursera, a platform that leverages AI for personalized learning experiences, makes him an authority on the subject. He is likely to share valuable insights on the role of language models like ChatGPT in shaping the future of online education, as well as the specific features and capabilities of AI that can benefit students who lack access to in-person instruction.
Strategic vision for the future: By attending Jeff's speech, you will gain valuable insights into the future of AI in online education. Jeff's perspectives on how Coursera plans to navigate the opportunities and challenges presented by AI will provide you with a glimpse into the strategic direction of one of the leading platforms in the industry.
What you will learn?
The role of AI in shaping online education: Jeff will share his vision on how AI, specifically language models like ChatGPT, can revolutionize online education. He will discuss the potential applications of AI in improving learning experiences, enhancing content delivery, and personalizing instruction for learners. Specific benefits of generative AI for students without in-person instruction: Jeff will delve into the specific features and capabilities of generative AI that can be most beneficial for students who lack access to traditional classroom settings or personalized guidance. He may touch upon how AI can provide tailored learning materials, adaptive assessments, and virtual tutoring to bridge the gap for these students
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Bio:Jeff Maggioncalda joined Coursera as CEO in June 2017 and since then helped the company grow to over 124 million learners and 7,000+ institutions, served by high-quality learning content from 300+ of the world’s top universities and industry educators. He previously served for 18 years as the founding CEO at Financial Engines Inc, a company co-founded by economist and Nobel Prize winner William Sharpe. Financial Engines grew rapidly under Jeff's leadership, providing high-quality online investment advice that has helped millions of people save and prepare for retirement. Jeff has also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and Cornerstone Research. He holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Economics and English from Stanford University. In his free time, Jeff is a lifelong learner and proud dad, and enjoys studying music theory and spending time with his wife and three daughters.
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