michael riesen

Michael Riesen is an Intellectual Property Attorney, and partner at Smith Gambrell and Russell. Michael is also the Executive Director of SGR Labs, a legal tech initiative that provides a platform for research and collaboration, focusing on software implementation, data analytics, and automation. Michael is a former Physics and Electronics teacher and has over fifteen years’ experience in technology and law. Michael holds a J.D. from the University of Toledo, an M.S. degree in Engineering (Machine Learning) from the University of Toledo, and a B.S. in Physics from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. His areas of research were Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and now focuses on technology and the law. Michael’s academic work has been published in various journals including Artificial Intelligence and the Law.

My Sessions

Fri, September 23

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Testing with AI Panel (Panelist)

For most of us, the evolution of IT started with the invention of the PC and internet. The next major innovation came with the advent of smartphones. Today we are engulfed with IoT and AI solutions everywhere you turn. AI and ML technologies are being used in platforms for digital assistants, home entertainment, medical diagnosis, customer support, and autonomous vehicles. Testers are recognizing the potential for advances in AI and ML to be leveraged for automated testing. But where do we get started? In some cases the term AI is overused - so what is defined as true AI vs. "something else"? Join us for this 90-minute interactive panel to explore these questions and more.


  • Learn how AI is currently being leveraged for testing today

  • Where to get started with using AI in your testing organization

  • What are the challenges and limitations of testing with AI?

  • How will AI impact the entire IT industry?