BigSpotlight: Dag Kittlaus, Co-Founder and CEO of Viv and Co-Founder of Siri

New to our roster is Dag Kittlaus, the CEO and co-founder of Viv Labs, and former CEO and co-founder of Siri.

After Apple acquired Siri in 2010 Dag was the Director of iPhone Apps at Apple running the Siri and speech recognition teams. In the fall of 2012 Dag co-founded his next AI company, Viv, with Adam Cheyer, which aims to open artificial intelligence to the world and enable everyone to talk to everything.

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Several months ago, it was announced that Samsung had purchased Viv Labs--though this is just the beginning. Co-Founder Dag Kittlaus’s sights are set further than just mobile devices. He envisions ubiquitous AI interface agents developing into an Internet of Things (IoT) to be  He shares, “It would be essential for Viv to be available across more than just Samsung devices. Our vision requires that Viv be everywhere. Samsung is with us. We share a mutual vision to leapfrog the current state-of-the-art in AI, ushering in a new era.”

Dag addresses issues like:

  • The present and future paradigm shift of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Building billion dollar brands with the help of good marketing
  • Designing and executing scalable brands for worldwide distribution

A keynote or workshop from Dag is enlightening, fascinating, and mind-blowing. Dag’s not so far off predictions of the future of AI and intelligent interface agents will astound you.

For more information about Dag Kittlaus or to book him for your next keynote email us at or call at 805.398.0280

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