WEBINAR - Interview with the Inaugural Innovation Challenge Winner, Tyler Sweatt of Calypso AI

On Monday, the Loudoun Economic Development Authority and Department of Economic Development announced the grand prize winner for the inaugural Loudoun Innovation Challenge. Now we will host an interview with the winner, Tyler Sweatt of Calypso AI, as he discusses what it was like to win the $75,000 grand prize and his company’s plans for Loudoun County.

About the Speaker: Tyler Sweatt, Calypso AI

Tyler is the Managing Director of Calypso Labs, a division of Calypso AI that focuses on bringing innovation and increased security to critical AI/ML systems. Tyler has spent the past decade working on emerging technology and security challenges, helping organizations to identify, customize, and scale critical technologies within their organizations. Prior to Calypso, Tyler worked at futurist firm Toffler Associates where he led the emerging technology and security practice, working with organizations around the globe to understand and adapt to drivers of change, and founded consulting firm Future Tense, which was acquired in 2019. A former military officer, Tyler is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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