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PRO: Artificial Intelligence Dev Summit [clear filter]
Thursday, June 20
 

11:30am EDT

PRO TALK: AI Robots
Sawyer can address several topics including:  -- Lessons learned from using AI robots -- How to build a robotics and data science team (Easypost has a team of 20 robotics and industrial engineers tackling AI robots) -- Will robots replace humans ‚Äì a perspective from a company doing exactly that -- Building a predictive analytics model from scratch including common mistakes. Easypost has built a machine-learning cluster that predicts when packages will arrive based on a number of factors. When a FedEx facility was bombed last year, they saw the data/interruption before the event was made public. -- How to design a warehouse for AI/robots from the ground up (e.g. everything has bar codes, everything is in tubs, etc.)

Speakers
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Sawyer Bateman

CTO, Easypost
Sawyer studied Computer Science at the University of Alberta in 2001 before joining Dreammates - an early dating website as their CTO. After his stint in matchmaking he ran MaxGames.com and one of the largest networks of online flash gaming websites. In early 2013 he met Jarrett and... Read More →


Thursday June 20, 2019 11:30am - 11:55am EDT
Workshop Stage 2

1:30pm EDT

PRO TALK: Python and R for Advanced Analytics
As the complexity and volume of data grows, data teams are optimizing their analytics workflows to support more complex logic, advanced transformations and customized visualizations that will be crucial in future proofing your business. There isn’t an abundance of external conversation about the languages used to analyze these massive quantities of data, but analysts and developers are becoming more sophisticated as their field matures, evolving to work with bigger datasets and integrating new techniques into their workflow. This means more than just finding new ways to innovate with SQL — advanced languages like R and Python have become a more critical part of everyday analysis and should be a centerpiece in the developers “day zero” strategy when building any technology stack. In this presentation,Britton Stamper, Senior Sales Engineer at Periscope Data by Sisense , will discuss the advantages of implementing SQL vs. Python & R as part of your developer tech stack strategy and explain how to bring the workflows of all three together on one platform. To illustrate how SQL and Python work together to answer complex data questions, Britton will share real-life examples of how adopting this strategy can impact your business now and in the future.



Speakers
avatar for Britton Stamper

Britton Stamper

Senior Sales Engineer, Periscope Data by Sisense
Britton Stamper is a Senior Sales Engineer at Periscope Data by Sisense. He's a data visualization evangelist who empowers data teams to build easy to understand and actionable data tools. Prior to Periscope Data he served as a BI analyst in the financial services industry.


Thursday June 20, 2019 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Workshop Stage 2

2:00pm EDT

PRO TALK: Applying Machine Learning Across Dow Jones
In this workshop, Alex Siegman and Kabir Seth from the Dow Jones AI Center will explore the use of machine learning at Dow Jones Businesses like the Wall Street Journal. The workshop will include specific examples, including the use of machine learning to develop a propensity to subscribe model at the Wall Street Journal and the use of AI to catch potential fraud accounts on the Virtual Stock Exchange on the MarketWatch website. Each case study will review the goal, the tools used as well as the results and next steps for the project.

Speakers
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Kabir Seth

Director, Operations and AI Strategy, Wall Street Journal
Kabir Seth is currently the Director of Operations for the Wall Street Journal Product, Design and Engineering lead and the co-lead of the AI Center at Dow Jones. He has worked in a variety of industries including apparel, travel and children’s media. He enjoys spending time with... Read More →
avatar for Alex Siegman

Alex Siegman

AI Technical Program Manager, Dow Jones
While his focus today is Artificial Intelligence, Alex’s expertise is in successfully managing projects, products and people. In studying and perfecting the constants – those skills and techniques necessary to design, develop and deploy revenue-driving technologies across place... Read More →


Thursday June 20, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Workshop Stage 2