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Jun 24, 2020

Rizwan “Riz” Virk is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, bestselling author, video game industry pioneer, and independent film producer. Tonight we are going to discuss A.I.: The good, the bad and the ugly.

Riz currently runs Bayview Labs and Play Labs at MIT, a startup accelerator held on campus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Riz received a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT, and a M.S. in Management from Stanford’s GSB.

Riz is a Silicon Valley angel investor and his startups include Tap Fish, Bingo Run, Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, Grimm: Cards of Fate, Tapjoy, Telltale Games, Discord, Funzio, Pocket Gems, Moon Express and many others.

Riz has produced many indie films, including Turquoise Rose, Thrive: What On Earth Will It Take?, Sirius, and the cult classic Knights of Badassdom, starring Peter Dinklage.

Riz's books include: Tresure Hunt, the Simulation Hypothesis, Startup Myths and Models.

Air date: June 24, 2020