Day 2 - 18 May 2023

10:00AM

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Cheryl Goodman

Founder/ Contributor

FindGood.tech/ Forbes Technology Council

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Transformational AI: Chairpersons Welcome

09:45 AM - Day 1

View Applied Digital, Data & AI: Chairpersons Welcome

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Transformational AI: Chairpersons Welcome

Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks.

. Cheryl Goodman, Founder/ Contributor, FindGood.tech/ Forbes Technology Council

10:15AM

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Animesh Singh

Executive Director, AI and Machine Learning Platform

LinkedIn

Associated Talks:

10:15AM - Day 2

View Presentation: Scaling Machine Learning Platforms in the age of Generative Models

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Presentation: Scaling Machine Learning Platforms in the age of Generative Models

Generative AI has become one of the most exciting and rapidly growing areas of machine learning. As the demand for more sophisticated models increases, it is becoming increasingly important to develop robust and scalable platforms for training and deploying these models. In this session, we will explore various strategies for scaling ML platforms to support foundation models, including distributed training techniques like model parallelism, cloud based solution and model compression techniques. I will also discuss the challenges and limitations of these approaches, as well as best practices for implementing them in real-world scenarios.

. Animesh Singh, Executive Director, AI and Machine Learning Platform, LinkedIn

10:45AM

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Egor Gryaznov

Co-founder and CTO

Bigeye

Associated Talks:

10:45AM - Day 2

View Presentation: Giving Data Teams More Time – Using AI to Automate DataOps

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Presentation: Giving Data Teams More Time – Using AI to Automate DataOps

Data teams are constantly under increasing pressure to scale the amount of data and  insights they provide to the business. Sadly, DataOps tooling has been lagging, forcing people to perform repetitive tasks that are necessary, but not the most value additive. In this session, we will discuss how we can apply AI to automate many aspects of DataOps, allowing data teams to focus on the things that they are uniquely capable of doing.

. Egor Gryaznov, Co-founder and CTO, Bigeye

11:05AM

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Blake Droesch

Senior Analyst, Retail & Ecommerce

Insider Intelligence

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Christine Shriver

Chief Revenue Officer

Skupos

Associated Talks:

11:05AM - Day 2

View Panel: Personalization in a Commercial App to get Consumers the Best Possible Offers

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Andy Friedland

Chief Revenue Officer

Swiftly

Associated Talks:

11:05AM - Day 2

View Panel: Personalization in a Commercial App to get Consumers the Best Possible Offers

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Kara Pellegrino

Lead Data Enablement (Director), Data Strategy & Ecosystem, Data Innovation

PepsiCo

Associated Talks:

11:05AM - Day 2

View Panel: Personalization in a Commercial App to get Consumers the Best Possible Offers

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Panel: Personalization in a Commercial App to get Consumers the Best Possible Offers

This panel will cover how brands, media and data providers come together to offer consumers the upside from personalization. From simple benefits like surfacing products that fit within consumers’ tastes and values, to providing personalized deals and offers that match their purchasing preferences. Finally, how providers use these insights to enable retailers to create an optimized in-store experience for the consumers that shop there. 

Live streamed presentation 

Moderator: . Blake Droesch, Senior Analyst, Retail & Ecommerce, Insider Intelligence
. Christine Shriver, Chief Revenue Officer, Skupos
. Andy Friedland, Chief Revenue Officer , Swiftly
. Kara Pellegrino, Lead Data Enablement (Director), Data Strategy & Ecosystem, Data Innovation, PepsiCo

11:35AM

Networking Break

11:50AM

(PDT)

Ahmed Banafa

Faculty

San Jose State University

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Rahim Adatia

Former Product Management

Meta

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

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Paco Hernandez

Principal Consultant & Advisory Lead

Infocepts

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

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Christine Park

Head of Design, MedTech XD

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

10:00AM - Day 1

View Presentation: The Intersection of Design & AI

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Iurii Milovanov

AI & Data Science Leader

SoftServe

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

12:25 PM - Day 1

View Keynote Presentation: Disrupt or Be Disrupted – Generative AI’s Unexpected Reality Check

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Karthik Shanmugasundaram,

Senior Engineering Manager, LinkedIn Learning Discovery

Linkedin

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

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Panel: The Future of AI Enabled Experiences

  • AI enabled immersive experiences, what do these look like?   
  • Personalisation – how to capitalise on this key feature. 
  • Discussing the importance of consistency, reliability, and ease of use for customer retention. 
  • Combining AI and other disruptive technologies to create new services e.g. data for hyper-personalization and ML within the Metaverse. 
Moderator: . Ahmed Banafa, Faculty, San Jose State University
. Rahim Adatia, Former Product Management, Meta
. Paco Hernandez, Principal Consultant & Advisory Lead, Infocepts
. Christine Park, Head of Design, MedTech XD, Johnson & Johnson
. Iurii Milovanov, AI & Data Science Leader, SoftServe
. Karthik Shanmugasundaram,, Senior Engineering Manager, LinkedIn Learning Discovery, Linkedin

12:30PM

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Steve Frederickson

Chief Product Officer

Lucy

Associated Talks:

12:30PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Generative AI – Connecting to the Soul of Your Organization

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View Lucy A.I.

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Presentation: Generative AI – Connecting to the Soul of Your Organization

If Information is the soul of your organization, are you in touch with it?  Ultimately, companies survive and thrive on their knowledge literacy. Whether you know it or not, there is an information gap in your organization. Leveraging an Answer Engine℠ with Generative AI closes that gap and will help productivity, time-to-market and competitive advantage.

. Steve Frederickson, Chief Product Officer, Lucy

12:40PM

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Venkatesh (Venki) Shivanna

Technical Director II, Data & AI

Electronic Arts Inc.(EA Games)

Associated Talks:

12:40PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Digital Transformation Journey in Gaming Industry

02:20PM - Day 2

View Panel: Real Time Responses through Real Time Intelligence

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Presentation: Digital Transformation Journey in Gaming Industry

  • Current state of Digital platform Journey.
  • Evangelize why it’s critical for gaming companies need continuous improvement in Tech strategy space to adopt ever changing Disruptive trend in Tech and Social media circle.
. Venkatesh (Venki) Shivanna, Technical Director II, Data & AI, Electronic Arts Inc.(EA Games)

01:10PM

Networking Break & Lunch

02:00PM

(PDT)

Mike Finley

CTO & Chief Scientist

AnswerRocket

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Generative AI for Enterprise Analytics – How a GPT-Powered AI Assistant Can Analyze Your Business Performance

02:00PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Transforming Analytics Workflows with a GPT-Powered AI Assistant

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Ryan Goodpaster

Enterprise Accounts

AnswerRocket

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Generative AI for Enterprise Analytics – How a GPT-Powered AI Assistant Can Analyze Your Business Performance

02:00PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Transforming Analytics Workflows with a GPT-Powered AI Assistant

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Presentation: Transforming Analytics Workflows with a GPT-Powered AI Assistant

  • See a demo of Max, an AI assistant that automates advanced analytics, visualizes data, and generates insightful data stories from your enterprise data.
  • Now business users can tap into advanced diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics in an easy, secure, and governed way.
  • Max can help organizations optimize KPIs, make data-driven decisions, and gain a competitive advantage.
. Mike Finley, CTO & Chief Scientist, AnswerRocket
. Ryan Goodpaster, Enterprise Accounts, AnswerRocket

02:10PM

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Chris McDermott

VP of Platform Engineering

Wallaroo

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 2

View Presentation: AI is on the Edge – Getting Ready for the Leap

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Presentation: AI is on the Edge – Getting Ready for the Leap

Many organizations are seeking to extract greater value from their edge data via artificial intelligence (AI). Unfortunately, many myths exist about how to get edge AI into production. This presentation reviews these myths versus the practical steps necessary to successfully operationalize edge AI.

. Chris McDermott, VP of Platform Engineering, Wallaroo

02:20PM

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Abhi Dinkar

President

Acaisoft, Inc. 

Associated Talks:

02:20PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Deciphering the Value and Efficiency of Self-Hosted LLMs

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Presentation: Deciphering the Value and Efficiency of Self-Hosted LLMs

This presentation explores the trade-offs between large and small self-hosted Language Learning Models (LLMs) in terms of their performance, resource requirements, and operational costs. We aim to equip attendees with a nuanced understanding that will inform their decisions about the adoption and usage of these models in various artificial intelligence applications.

. Abhi Dinkar, President, Acaisoft, Inc. 

02:30PM

(PDT)

Pierrick Rugery

Machine Learning Engineer

Pernod Ricard USA

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 2

View Presentation: AI & Data at Scale for Business Growth

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Benjamin Bernstein

Director, Commercial Transformation

Pernod Ricard USA

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 2

View Presentation: AI & Data at Scale for Business Growth

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Presentation: AI & Data at Scale for Business Growth

  • How the group behind premium spirit brands like Jameson, Jefferson or Absolut applies the power of AI to its business.
  • Deed-dive in a concrete use case, with D-Star, an AI powered app for sales teams.
  • How tech and business experts work hand in hand.

Live streamed presentation 

. Pierrick Rugery, Machine Learning Engineer , Pernod Ricard USA
. Benjamin Bernstein, Director, Commercial Transformation, Pernod Ricard USA

03:00PM

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