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"Applications of A.I. & Mobility in the Pursuit of Truth & Justice"

Originating Calendar Illinois ECE Explorations
Speaker Chris Brown, Chief Product Officer, Relativity
Date: 10/9/2019
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: ECEB 1002, Grainger Auditorium
Event Contact: Bridget Hillier | Office of Advancement | 1070 ECE Building
Sponsor: ECE Illinois
Event Type: Seminar/Symposium

Abstract:  RELATIVITY, Chris Brown, Chief Product Officer. “Applications of AI & Mobility in the Pursuit of Truth & Justice.” Join ECE Illinois alum Chris Brown as he discusses how the same disruptive technologies shaping human behavior in our times can be harnessed to transform how we approach solving new unstructured data problems – at massive scale – to empower organizations to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Chris’ discussion will span market forces driving innovation to specific applications of multi-sourced data sets, concept clustering, keyword expansion, email threading, short message viewing and active learning for reactive and proactive workflows. 

Bio:  Chris Brown is chief product officer (CPO) at Relativity, a global legal technology company whose e-discovery platform is used by thousands of organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Relativity’s e-discovery platform is used by more than 180,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and 198 of the Am Law 200. Headquartered in Chicago, Relativity has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for eight consecutive years.

Prior to Relativity, Chris was CEO and a board director of Kapow ( and The Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Orbitz Worldwide.

Chris earned his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1998 and was appointed to the ECE Illinois Alumni Board in July 2017. He and his wife have four children and live in the Chicago suburbs.


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