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Reality Check: Beyond the Hype. Real Companies Doing Real Business Getting Real Value with AI

Alyssa Simpson Rochwerger (Figure-Eight)
2:35pm-3:15pm Friday, September 7, 2018
Secondary topics:  AI in the Enterprise
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Who is this presentation for?

  • C-level managers, those in business development, enterprise technologists, product managers, marketing leaders, and corporate innovation executives

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of how AI and machine learning function in the real world and the industries in which AI is currently used

What you'll learn

  • Learn how AI can enhance your business, how you can adopt it in your real-world applications and business processes, and how you can take part in the responsible development of the technology


AI – everyone is talking about it but who is actually doing it (and generating business results). This session takes an industry by industry perspective on true AI adoption disambiguating the hype from the reality, the theoretical from the practical and the research labs from ROI.

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Alyssa Simpson Rochwerger


Alyssa is a customer-driven product leader dedicated to building products that surprise, delight and bring new value to market. Her experience in scaling products from conception to large-scale ROI has been proven at both startups and large enterprises alike. As Director of Product Management at IBM Watson, Alyssa saw first-hand how thoughtful, sophisticated use of data has the power to transform industries. During her recent tenure at IBM, she oversaw the development of a large portfolio of AI products including vision, speech, emotional intelligence and machine translation.

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