Principal, Lux Capital
Shahin Farshchi empowers entrepreneurs aiming to accelerate humanity toward a fantastic future through feats of engineering. Shahin’s recent investments at Lux Capital includ e Nervana, the deep learning company recently acquired by Intel; Planet Labs, which is launching the world’s largest fleet of Earth-imaging satellites; Plethora, which is rolling out a fleet of robotic machine shops; Flex Logix, making chips that can reprogram themselves; and Zoox, designing what comes after the automobile.
11:05am–11:45am Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Why we are at the last stretch and early innings of autonomous vehicles: Fireside chat with Shahin Farshchi and Ashu Rege
Location: Yosemite BC
Shahin Farshchi (Lux Capital), Ashu Rege (Zoox)
Frontier technology investor Shahin Farshchi will have a conversation with Ashu Rege, VP of Software at Zoox, where he is reinventing the automobile from scratch to offer consumers an unforgettable, autonomous transportation experience. They will talk about early challenges that turned out to be straightforward, easy problems that turned out to be very hard, and the obstacles that lie ahead.