On December 15, Derek delivered the keynote address at the "I'm not a robot. Wrong answer!" interdisciplinary art installation in Kaluga. Derek spoke on the topic of "Technology and Beauty" during the “Artificial Intelligence and Our Life in the Next 10 Years" forum.
"I always enjoy speaking alongside other successful and driven tech entrepreneurs, and I had the opportunity to do that here," said GSD Venture Studios COO and Co-founder Derek Distenfield. "Every one of the speakers on the program brought incredible knowledge and experience to the audience, and it was inspiring to be part of it."
"Derek's selection for delivering this keynote is just more evidence that he is a thought leader in the fields of AI and business technology," said GSD Venture Studios CEO and Co-founder Gary Fowler. "GSD's portfolio companies are lucky to have them on their teams."
GSD Venture Studios travels the world inviting resilient teams to establish partnerships that ensure organizations grow the right way, without games or gimmicks. Unlike traditional investors, GSD executives take senior operational (often co-founder) roles in these companies, capitalizing on their trusted reputation, experiences and network to drive explosive growth.