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JPMorgan’s CEO Makes A Bold Prediction For AI – But What’s The Reality?

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Updated on Thu, Oct 5, 2023

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Hey, future thinkers! Here an eye-opening prediction for you: the CEO of JPMorgan claims artificial intelligence is coming for "every single process."

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, recently discussed his AI-driven future vision for the financial industry in an interview – but before we get into it, here are some relevant stats.

Statista states that in 2023, the generative artificial intelligence industry is expected to be worth $44.8 billion. By 2030, the total value of the market is projected to reach US$207.00 billion, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.40% from 2023 to 2030.

From trading and hedging to research and error detection, Dimon believes AI has the ability to change every area of JPMorgan's business. AI, he said, is a "living, breathing thing" that can revolutionize established procedures and enhance human capacities.

Dimon's optimism for AI stems from real-world use cases in JPMorgan. Equity hedging, idea generation and large language models are just some of the areas he mentioned where AI is already being put to good use.

Dimon is pragmatic about the effects of AI on the labor market despite the heated debate surrounding the topic. He admitted that AI will cause the loss of some employment but he stressed that this is nothing new and is an inevitable byproduct of technological advancement.

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What, Then, Are The Worries About AI?


The possibility for abuse by bad actors, particularly in cyberspace, is one of Dimon's key concerns with AI technology. He emphasized the need for legal protections to prevent the abuse of AI.

According to a Zappia article, 27% of workers worry that technological advancements, robots, or AI would render their employment obsolete over the next five years. Or, as businesses increasingly rely on automation to save money and reduce overhead, 49% of individuals think that AI has taken their employment.

By 2030, it's estimated that anywhere from 400 million to 800 million people throughout the world would have lost their jobs due to automation and will need to find new ones. As many as 375 million may need to acquire new skills in order to transfer careers, some of which have never existed before.

Despite these worries, Dimon is confident in AI's ability to improve both the economy and society. He emphasized the advantages of other technical advances, many of which can be enhanced with the help of AI.

“Your children will live to 100 and not have cancer because of technology, and they’ll probably be working three days a week. So technology’s done unbelievable things for mankind,” said Dimon.
 

So, What Is Being Done?


Dimon also highlighted JPMorgan's preventative measures in response to the threat of job loss from automation. He assured staff that the company would do all in its power to help them through the transition, saying that those who lose their jobs will be offered positions in nearby offices or in other departments.

Dimon's visionary strategy exemplifies the potential for AI to revolutionize the financial services sector and beyond. On the other hand, it stresses again the importance of thinking about ways to lessen unintended consequences like job loss.

As JPMorgan's CEO boldly claims AI's takeover of 'every single process,' are we on the brink of a technological revolution? Will AI change the way we live for better or for worse?
 
Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

First published on Thu, Oct 5, 2023

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