Leonardo De Marchi holds a Master in Artificial intelligence and has worked as a Data Scientist in the sports world, with clients such as the New York Knicks and Manchester United, and with large social networks, like Justgiving. His previous experience includes Head of Data Science and Analytics in Bumble, the largest dating site with over 500 million users, heading the team through an acquisition and an IPO.
He is also the lead instructor at ideai.io, a company specialized in Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning and Machine Learning training. He is also a contractor for several companies and for the European Commission, as an expert in AI and Machine Learning. As an author he wrote “Hands On Deep Learning” and he authored an online training course for O’Reilly, Introduction to Reinforcement Learning. In the academic world, he also helped set up the PhD center on Interactive Artificial Intelligence and will take part in the Inner Assessment Board to assign funding to Irish research in AI.
NLP Fundamentals(Full-Day Training)
A former theoretical physicist turned machine learning engineer, Olga is now building a smart data annotation platform at Scaleway as a technical product manager. On the community side, she enjoys blogging about the latest advancements in AI both in and out of working hours. Some of her writing can be seen on medium.com/@olgapetrova_92798.
Chandra Khatri is the Chief Scientist and Head of AI at Got It AI, wherein, his team is transforming the AI space by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies in order to deliver Self-Discovering, Self-Training, and Self-Optimizing products. Under his leadership, Got It AI is democratizing Conversational AI and related ecosystems through automation. Prior to Got-It, Chandra was leading various kinds of applied research projects at Uber AI such as Conversational AI, Multi-modal AI, and Recommendation Systems.
Prior to Uber AI, he was the founding member of the Alexa Prize Competition at Amazon, wherein he was leading the R&D and got the opportunity to significantly advance the field of Conversational AI, particularly Open-domain Dialog Systems, which is considered as the holy-grail of Conversational AI and is one of the open-ended problems in AI. Prior to Alexa AI, he was driving NLP, Deep Learning, and Recommendation Systems related Applied Research at eBay. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a specialization in Deep Learning in 2015 and holds an undergraduate degree from BITS Pilani, India.
His current areas of research include Artificial and General Intelligence, Democratization of AI, Reinforcement Learning, Language Understanding, Conversational AI, Multi-modal and Human-agent Interactions, and Introducing Common Sense within Artificial Agents
Guglielmo is part of MSD (Merck & Co. in North America). He is currently busy unlocking business value through Computer Vision and other ML/DL/AI applications to the biotech manufacturing space. He has an extensive background in Software Engineering and Data Science across other big organizations including IBM, Optum and FAO of the UN in diverse contexts (such as Healthcare, DevOps, Cyber Security). Guglielmo has been recognized as DataOps Champion at the Streamsets DataOps Summit 2019 and awarded as one of the Top 50 Tech Visionaries at the 2019 Dubai Intercon Conference. Since 2018 he is also an international speaker (almost 30 international conferences so far, including Big Things 2019 and 2020, Spark+AI Summit 2019, Annual Cyber Security and AI Summit 2019 and 2020), author of a tech book on distributed Deep Learning with Apache Spark and planning about a second tech book which should be probably released at the end of 2021.
Alex Peattie is the co-founder and CTO of Peg, a technology platform helping multinational brands and agencies to find and work with top YouTubers. Peg is used by over 1500 organisations worldwide including Coca-Cola, L’Oreal and Google.
An experienced digital entrepreneur, Alex spent six years as a developer and consultant for the likes of Grubwithus, Huckberry, UNICEF and Nike, before joining coding bootcamp Makers Academy as senior coach, where he trained hundreds of junior developers. Alex was also a technical judge at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
Kamila Hankiewicz is a Managing Director of Untrite, an AI company helping companies make better use of data they already have; we provide an AI engine which pulls data from silos and understands the links and relevance between them. Kamila is a vivid advocate for diversity and empowering women in technology; she co-founded NGO Girls in Tech London and Poland. The local chapter has an active member base of more than 9 000 people, with more than 125 000 globally.
Kamila’s past life includes working as a Management Consultant with a focus on banking, where she was involved in digital transformation projects (such as Santander’s £1.65bn worth project Rainbow). Kamila is a frequent speaker on the subject of humanising work with use of AI. Her latest talks include those for BigDataLDN, Rasa, Future of AI and Women in AI. She hosts “Humans of AI” video interviews with prominent people solving some of the world’s toughest problems with the use of AI – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7qPUVnjrzb4oFwtAmDOTtw. Some of her guests include: Lord Tim Clement-Jones from House of Lords, David Barber from UCL, Rana el Kaliouby from Affectiva and many more.
Julia Schulte-Cloos is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded LMU Research Fellow at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science at LMU Munich. Her main research interests lie in comparative politics, political behavior, research methodology, and reproducibility. Julia Schulte-Cloos has earned her PhD from the European University Institute.
Anuj is a seasoned Machine Learning leader, having incubated and led multiple ML teams. During his career, he has worked in academia, early stage startups as well as Fortune 100. He has successfully led efforts for building commercially viable products in a wide spectrum of verticals and functions. He has authored over a dozen research papers and patents.
Anuj is a major speaker at various international forums. He has delivered technical talks, bootcamps and participated in panel discussions at prestigious forums like ODSC, Anthill inside, PyData DC, Fifth Elephant, ICDCN, PODC, to name a few. He was Co-editor of “Anthill inside 2018”. He is a well-known name in the Machine Learning ecosystem.
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A Teaching Associate Professor in the Institute for Advanced Analytics, Dr. Aric LaBarr is passionate about helping people solve challenges using their data. There he helps design the innovative program to prepare a modern work force to wisely communicate and handle a data-driven future at the nation’s first Master of Science in analytics degree program. He teaches courses in predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, financial analytics, and risk management. Previously, he was Director and Senior Scientist at Elder Research, where he mentored and led a team of data scientists and software engineers. As director of the Raleigh, NC office he worked closely with clients and partners to solve problems in the fields of banking, consumer product goods, healthcare, and government. Dr. LaBarr holds a B.S. in economics, as well as a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in statistics — all from NC State University.
Currently Senior (Big) Data Scientist at InPost and Lecturer at Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, previously Head of Data Science at Objectivity, with background in Mathematical Statistics. For almost 10 years, she has been discovering the potential of data in various business domains, from medical data, through retail, HR, finance, aviation, real estate, logistics, … She deeply believes in the power of data in every area of life. Articles’ writer, conference speaker and privately – passionate dancer and hand-made jewellery creator.
The Colours of Cleaning(Talk)
Yaron Haviv is a serial entrepreneur who has been applying his deep technological experience in data, cloud, AI and networking to leading startups and enterprise companies since the late 1990s. As the co-founder and CTO of Iguazio, Yaron drives the strategy for the company’s data science platform and leads the shift towards real-time AI. He also initiated and built Nuclio, a leading open source serverless platform with over 3,400 Github stars and MLRun, Iguazio’s open source MLOps orchestration framework.
Prior to co-founding Iguazio in 2014, Yaron was the Vice President of Datacenter Solutions at Mellanox (now NVIDIA), where he led technology innovation, software development and solution integrations. He was also the CTO and Vice President of R&D at Voltaire, a high-performance computing, IO and networking company which floated on the NYSE in 2007. Yaron is an active contributor to the CNCF Working Group and was one of the foundation’s first members. He presents at major industry events and writes tech content for leading publications including TheNewStack, Hackernoon, DZone, Towards Data Science and more.
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