Generative AI has brought about a new wave of innovation unlike we’ve ever seen before and with over 100 million downloads of Llama models to date, a lot of this innovation is being fueled by open models. Joe Spisak, Product Director at Meta talks about how open generative AI has had incredible impact and how you can leverage the Llama ecosystem to build cutting edge generative AI at scale including hands-on, engaging content that gives attendees a basic understanding of the latest Llama models, how to access and use them, build core components of the AI chatbot using LangChain, support plug-ins and leverage Purple Llama components to build responsibly.
Joe Spisak is Product Director and Head of Open Source in Meta’s Generative AI organization. A veteran of the AI space with over 10 years experience, Joe led product teams at Meta/Facebook, Google and Amazon where he focused on open source AI, open science and building developer tools such as PyTorch to help the community scale up AI in an open and collaborative way. As the leader of product for PyTorch, he and the team built an amazing platform and community that made PyTorch the leading open source AI development framework in the industry and took it to the Linux Foundation where it now resides in partnership with Microsoft, Nvidia, AMD, Google, Amazon and more. Joe is also an angel and advisor to companies like Anthropic, Lastmile.AI (former FB), EvolutionaryScale (former FB), Udacity, Lightning.AI and others.