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Who Is Winning The Race In AI?

Despite the recent slowdown in hiring, the race for premier talent is only heating up. Top tech companies are aggressively competing for AI engineers to secure their future from the pervasive risks of automation. Skills in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Neural Networks are reaching new levels of demand as industries are preparing for the next industrial revolution.

Revelio Labs

9/16/20

Despite the recent slowdown in hiring, the race for premier talent is only heating up. Top tech companies are aggressively competing for AI engineers to secure their future from the pervasive risks of automation. Skills in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Neural Networks are reaching new levels of demand as industries are preparing for the next industrial revolution.

Check out the companies who employ the most AI talent:

We can see that the growth rates in these companies have diverged tremendously over the last 10 years, suggesting that the leaders of today may not be the leaders of tomorrow:

As AI continues to permeate every aspect of our economy, it is important to track the AI leader in each industry:


Takeaways:

  • Facebook AI Research (FAIR), led by Turing Award winner (and NYU Professor), Yann LeCun, has been dominating the market in attracting AI skills.
  • Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and Netflix used to employ an outsize share of AI skills but have been growing these skills more slowly in recent years. Whereas, Facebook, Google, and Amazon have accelerated their hiring in AI.
  • AI skills are becoming important in industries outside of pure technology. Companies like Lockheed Martin, Merck, JLL, Goldman Sachs, and ExxonMobil employ a significant and growing number of AI engineers.

If you have any ideas of other metrics to track or would like to hear more, please feel free to reach out.

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