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AI in Action


February 20, Tuesday

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM GMT+8

Kickstart Ventures Investment Office

55 Paseo de Roxas, Urdaneta Village, Makati City

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How Is AI Influencing Product Innovation & Operational Excellence?

We are thrilled to invite you to an AI conversation brought to you by Swarm, DeepLearning.AI, and Kickstart Ventures – our goal is to bring together people from tech startups, corporates, and institutions directly responsible for the implementation of AI in their organizations.

By the end of the event, attendees shall have:

🎯  Formed a more comprehensive view of the AI landscape, its dominant players, and upcoming development;

🎯  Built relationships with other attendees of varying levels of awareness and subject matter expertise relevant to AI adoption, development, or regulation;

🎯  Participated in an Open Space Technology where they self-organize and formulate their personalized AI agenda; this approach ensures the insights and strategies developed here are not only relevant but also directly applicable to AI teams’ projects and delivery objectives.

Register now, slots are limited!

  • When: Tuesday, 20 February, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Where: Kickstart Ventures Investment Office, 55 Paseo de Roxas, Urdaneta Village, Makati City (map here; for Grab users, enter “Kickstart Ventures Paseo de Roxas.”)
  • The conversation will cover topics on —
                  ✅ Generative AI and the advancements in the last 2 years
                  ✅ Insights on building a company’s AI core capabilities
                  ✅ Real-world AI Use cases

Who should attend

  • Startups: Senior leaders who are evaluating how to leverage AI for their Product Strategy (examples: CEO, CTO, Heads of Product)
  • Corporates: Senior IT Leaders, Business Unit Heads, and Operation Leaders tasked with building an AI practice, and/or setting a digital transformation agenda using AI (examples: CIO, Digital Transformation Lead, VP of Information Technology, IT Director, IT Project Manager, VP/Director/Manager of Data Science, Head of Innovation, Head of Digital Transformation)
  • Developers who want to learn how to work with AI tools and technologies and offer in-demand services
  • Decision-makers: If your role has influence over the planning, implementation, and building the team for your company’s AI agenda, this session’s for you!

Meet our speaker

TIM SANTOS | Tim is a event ambassador and a Hive Leader on Swarm; the Director of Product for AI Cloud Solutions at Graphcore where he leads product strategy and vision for enabling developers and AI & ML software organizations to build and deploy cutting-edge AI models and solutions in production; and a Visiting Fellow at Zinc Impact VC. Tim has over 15 years of experience in data science, AI, and MLOps. He is passionate about delivering impactful and scalable AI products and services that solve real-world problems and create value for customers and stakeholders.

JOSHUA ARVIN LAT | Arvs is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of NuWorks Interactive Labs, Inc and a Hive Leader on Swarm. He previously served as the CTO for three Australian-owned companies and as director of software development and engineering for multiple e-commerce startups. He is the author of three books on AI, ML, and Cybersecurity. Years ago, he and his team won first place in a global cybersecurity competition with their published research paper. As an AWS Machine Learning Hero, Arvs has shared his knowledge at several international conferences.

Meet the partners

Convenor: Swarm is a network-based platform that enables senior consultants to form consulting teams. Consultants on Swarm have worked at the cutting edge of AI—including on projects with HuggingFace,, Cisco, IBM, Unilever, Samsung, HSBC, and other Fortune 500 and YC-backed companies.

Host: Kickstart Ventures manages the Philippines’ largest technology venture capital funds, investing globally in early- and early-stage tech startups via three funds, including the Ayala Corporation Technology Innovation Venture Fund (“ACTIVE Fund”).  Kickstart, one of Southeast Asia’s biggest and most active corporate venture capital (CVC) firms, is the wholly-owned corporate venture capital firm of Globe Telecom, the Philippines’ leading mobile operator.

Organizer: DeepLearning.AI is an education technology company that is empowering the global workforce to build an AI-powered future through world-class education, hands-on training, and a collaborative community.

Pie & AI is a series of DeepLearning.AI meetups independently hosted by our global AI community. Events typically include conversations with leaders in the world, thought-provoking discussions, networking opportunities with your fellow learners, hands-on project practice, and pies (or other desserts you prefer.)

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