Richard Socher is the fifth most-cited researcher in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and the CEO of you.com, an ad-free, privacy-preserving search engine. Prior, he was the Chief Scientist (EVP) at Salesforce. He joins Scale AI CEO Alexandr Wang in a fireside chat to discuss how leaders should apply research to production applications. Richard discusses the shrinking gap between pure research and the building of revenue-generating products, where enterprises can avoid the common pitfalls of AI adoption (regardless of industry sector), and the areas of research he is most excited about. He discusses how the changing shape of the internet that led him to create You.com, a new type of intelligent and privacy-preserving internet search engine.