Brigadier General Matthew Easley, director of the Army Futures Command and the AI Task Force for the U.S. Army, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.
At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss “Starting Your AI Journey” and the challenges that come with that process. You can register for the event here.
BG Easley became the director of Army Artificial Intelligence in the National Capital Region within the Army Futures Command in Sept. 2018. In the position, he leverages and integrates current and future operational AI efforts, as well as AI research and development efforts Army-wide, aligns Army AI efforts with sister services and with the Joint AI Center (JAIC).
In addition, he ensures incorporation of industry and academic cutting edge advancements in support of Army modernization, and institutes agile delivery of AI capabilities across all domains. BG Easley also oversees machine learning, neural networks, big data analytics, deep learning, computer vision, and natural language processing.
His military education includes the Jungle Warfare School, the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Command and General Staff College, the Defense Strategy Course, the Joint and Coalitional Warfighting School, and the Army War College.
BG Easley received a commission and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from the U.S. Military Academy. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University, Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Strategic Studies from the Army War College and a Doctorate Degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.