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[VIRTUAL] Leveraging ChatGPT & LLMs in the Digital Age

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We are sold out for in-person!

This will be a fun and educational hybrid event for all technology enthusiasts. In partnership with AI LA, Product Hang, PMA.LA, AE.Studio, and Paypal Honey we are bringing some of the brightest AI technologists in LA together to discuss the hottest technology on the market.

The speakers will share the following:

• Overview of Large Language Models (LLMs) Capabilities
• Examples of the best ways to leverage LLMs
• Underlying technology behind LLMs
• How to best structure your prompts for maximum output

Everyone in technology has heard of ChatGPT by now. This Meetup will bring together everyone passionate about leveraging the technology in new and innovative ways.

Special thanks to Paypal Honey for hosting us and all of our wonderful speakers.

Everyone can tune in virtually and view the discussion on-demand via our Youtube channel.


• 6:00 pm - Doors open
• 6:30 pm - Kickoff
• 6:45 pm - Speaker presentations
• 7:45 pm - Q&A Panel
• 8:30 PM - Continue networking
• 9:00 PM - Wrap up


Travis Corrigan, Head of Product & User Research @ Heavy Metal

Travis Corrigan is the founder of Heavy Metal and serves as a fractional head of product for startups specializing in AI. His clientele includes startups backed by Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, NFX, Techstars, and corporate innovation groups at Beachbody, AOL, and Les Mills. Prior to Heavy Metal, Travis was a founding employee of Beachbody's Digital Division where he pioneered AI-driven interactive fitness. He's also the creator of RossGAN, a generative AI that paints like Bob Ross.

Jeff Solomon, COO @ Super Studios

Jeff Solomon is a startup entrepreneur and 5x founder hailing from Los Angeles. Most notably, in 2004 Mr. Solomon co-founded Velocify (formerly Leads360), an enterprise SaaS sales management platform. As CEO, Jeff lead and grew the company to nearly 100 employees and $15 million in annual revenue, ultimately selling the company in 2017 for $128MM. He credits his attention to building a culture that inspired and empowered people to the company's early success.

Dr. Sara Hooker, Head of Research @ Cohere For AI (C4AI)

Dr. Sara Hooker leads Cohere For AI, a research lab that seeks to solve complex machine learning problems and empowers cutting edge research on large language models. Before leading C4AI, Sara was a research scientist at Google Brain, with a focus on ML efficiency, hardware and algorithm co-design and reliable performance of algorithms in the wild.

Dr. Evan Coopersmith, EVP of Data Science @ AE.Studio

Dr. Evan Coopersmith is an expert in generating data-driven insight across numerous predictive and modeling contexts. Applications include corporate data science, hydrology, precision agriculture, futures trading, infrastructure, pricing optimization, margin analytics, and sabermetrics (baseball statistics). The models developed have been published in peer-reviewed journals, deployed for personal profit, used to manage hedge fund risk, and provide decision support in the academic, government, and private sectors. In addition, Dr. Coopersmith has developed curricula to teach data science concepts to doctoral students and senior professionals.


Shira Lazar - Emmy-nominated leading voice of the web3 movement Shira Lazar took the internet by storm with her web-first news brand 'What's Trending'. She's spoken at conferences including SXSW, VeeCon, NFTNYC, and NFTLA and was named Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology.