Abstract: AI is driving transformation across organizations, including at Microsoft. Our recent, cutting edge AI innovations have allowed us to enhance the customer experience in all Microsoft products from Teams to Office 365 to Bing. In this session, I’ll share how Microsoft is leveraging AI and packaging some of those innovations to deliver as part of our Azure AI services. I’ll specifically deep dive into use cases for Azure Machine Learning, share examples of customers who have made a transformative impact in their business, and demo some of the capabilities that you can leverage in your organization today.
Bio: John leads Program Management for Microsoft Azure AI and is responsible for designing products and services that data scientists and ML experts around the world love and use. He leads a team of program managers, researchers, and designers responsible for products and services including Azure Machine Learning, Azure Cognitive Services, ML.NET, and ONNX Runtime. Prior to this role, John has led the Program Management team for Microsoft’s Developer Division, including Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, and Azure Notebooks. He has also held positions as director of marketing for Visual Studio, as well as a program manager for Microsoft’s participation in several standards organizations, including ISO, IETF, and ECMA.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 1998, John worked as a writer and editor for several computer and technology publications, including BYTE Magazine, PC/Computing, and Corporate Computing, as well as being the Chief Information Officer for Imagine Publishing.