Lauren Kunze is the CEO of Pandorabots, a leading chatbot platform that powers conversational AI software for hundreds of thousands of developers and top global brands. She’s an expert on state-of-the-art solutions for hard AI problems like natural language understanding and generation with respect to the larger AI ecosystem. Lauren built her first chatbot at age 15, and she speaks and writes frequently about chatbots and AI at conferences like Mobile World Congress and South by Southwest and for publications like TechCrunch and Quartz. Pandorabots has been quoted or covered in outlets like the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, the Guardian, Wired, Quartz, RadioLab, TechCrunch, Reuters, the New Yorker, and the New York Times Magazine. Lauren is the author of four novels published by HarperCollins as well as scripts for film and television. She holds a degree from Harvard in literature and language and neuroscience.