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Channel Debate: Will AI Live Up to Its Hype or Fizzle?

Ed Soo Hoo  (WW CTO Global Accounts, Lenovo)

Jay McBain  (Chief Analyst, Canalys)

Alex Pujols  (VP of WW Partner Solutions Engineering, Cisco)

Greg Maxson  (Global Lead, AI GTM, MongoDB)

Tom Wall  (High Performance Computing & Artificial Intelligence Specialist, HPE)

Location: Level 2 (Main Level), Keynote Room, The Venetian Ballroom F

Date: Monday, March 11

Time: 9:10 am - 9:30 am

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Session Type: Keynote

Track: AI Symposium

Vault Recording: TBD

Join this friendly channel debate on whether generative AI will live up to its hype and be truly transformative. Has the disruptive potential of this technology and the hype around it gone too far? Channel leaders will delve into what the technology can and cannot do, then assess AI's impact on channel sales and customer engagements. Our panel of experts will discuss where the most compelling opportunities lie today for channel partners and also weigh in on the near-term risk and what leaders should most watch out for going forward. Hear from leading AI providers in software, infrastructure, cloud computing and security on how they're preparing their channel partners to take advantage of this build phase of AI. Our speakers will help attendees discern between AI marketing and AI reality amid all the current enthusiasm, no easy task.