Top Seminar: “How Quora is Using AI to Build a Knowledge Sharing Platform”

Tuesday, June 05, 2018
19:00 - 21:00
with Adam D'Angelo Register Now Details

Meet Facebook first Chief Technology Officer and learn more about his own knowledge platform, in this interactive dialogue with GLOBIS President Yoshito Hori.

We are honored to welcome Adam D'Angelo, CEO and founder of Quora and former CTO of Facebook. Quora is a knowledge sharing platform used by many experts like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Sheryl Sandberg to share their expertise. Quora has more than 200 million monthly unique visitors and is known for utilizing AI technology. It’s also among the unicorn tech companies, with a valuation of more than $1 billion US dollars.

At this event, you will hear how AI is ushering in the next stage of innovation. In this age of connected societies where information is key, Mr. D’Angelo will draw on his experience at Quora to share his vision of how of AI will drive entrepreneurship and business in the future.

At the end of the event, Quora would like attendees to answer a short questionnaire about Quora. If you haven’t already, please register for Quora (Click English if you want the site to be in English) and explore its content.

*Please note that our Professional Seminars are paid events - the registration fee for this event is 2,000 yen.


  • 18:30
    Doors Open
  • 19:00
    Seminar Begins
  • 19:05
    Presentation by Mr. Adam D'Angelo
  • 19:50
    Dialogue Session with President Yoshito Hori
  • 20:20
  • 21:00
    Wrap Up
If you are a GLOBIS student or alumni please register from the Virtual Campus

Keynote Speaker

Adam D'Angelo
CEO & founder of Quora and former Facebook CTO Adam D'Angelo is the founder and CEO of Quora, the platform that empowers people to share and grow the world's knowledge. Since 2009, Quora has grown to serve more than 200 million monthly unique visitors from around the world. Adam previously served as chief technology officer at Facebook, where he oversaw new product development and managed the engineering team. In addition, he guided the site’s architecture and infrastructure and started the company's growth team. Prior to serving as CTO, he led the Facebook Platform team and, as an engineer, built the initial infrastructure for news feed and the first generation of the company's advertising targeting and delivery systems. Adam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology.

Dialogue Partner

Yoshito Hori
President, GLOBIS University / Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners MBA, Harvard Business School Mr. Yoshito Hori established GLOBIS Management School in 1992 and GLOBIS Capital Partners in 1996. In 2003, GLOBIS started its original MBA program which, in 2006, gained “university” status. GLOBIS started a part-time MBA program in English in 2009 and a full-time MBA program in English in 2012. In 2008, he launched the G1 Summit – a Japanese version of the WEF’s annual Davos forum, which he serves as Representative Director. Mr. Hori received his BS in Engineering from Kyoto University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
If you are a GLOBIS student or alumni please register from the Virtual Campus


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  • Date
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • Time
  • Where
    GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
  • Registration Fee
    2,000 yen for general public
  • Language

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