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Shivon Zilis

Partner, Bloomberg Beta

Shivon is a partner and founding member of Bloomberg Beta, a $75 million venture fund backed by Bloomberg L.P. that invests in startups transforming the future of work. Shivon is obsessed with the most important force changing work, machine intelligence. She is known for an annual report that researches thousands of machine intelligence companies and selects the most promising real-world problems they are solving. Bloomberg Beta has invested in more than 25 machine intelligence companies to date. She graduated from Yale, where she was the goalie on the ice hockey team. She is an advisor to OpenAI, a fellow at the Creative Destruction Lab, on the advisory board of University of Alberta’s Machine Learning group, and a charter member of C100. She co-hosts an annual conference at the University of Toronto that brings together the foremost authors, academics, founders, and investors in machine intelligence. She was one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital.