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Beyond hype: AI in the real world

Julie Shin Choi (Intel AI), Ariel Pisetzky (Taboola)
8:50am-9:05am Thursday, September 6, 2018
Location: Continental Ballroom 4-6
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From powering AI clouds to changing the way visual effects are created with machine learning, Intel AI is working side by side with a diverse range of organizations across the globe to accelerate their AI transformation. In this keynote, Julie Choi explores three real-world use cases featuring a diverse set of data centric problems and Intel solutions. Julie also welcomes Ariel Pisetzky, the Vice President of IT at Taboola to discuss how AI is transforming their business as they create personalized content through their predictive recommendation engine.

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Julie Shin Choi

Intel AI

Julie Shin Choi is VP and GM of Artificial Intelligence Products and Research Marketing at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for marketing the Intel portfolio of hardware and software products for building enterprise scale AI solutions. She is driving the AI marketing strategy across Intel, helping customers, developers, and the ecosystem understand Intel’s rich set of AI offerings.

Prior to joining Intel, she led product marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mozilla and Yahoo, focused on developer and enterprise audiences.

Julie holds a bachelor’s degree from MIT and a master’s degree from Stanford, both in Management Science.

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Ariel Pisetzky


Ariel joined Taboola as Vice President of Information Technology in February 2014. With over 20 years of experience in Information Security and IT systems, Ariel leads a team of IT professionals that work to implement state-of-the-art solutions, from Open Source to home grown to traditional enterprise software, across the company’s global infrastructure. Ariel has held multiple positions as CISO and CIO for web-facing companies from startups to publicly traded firms including programmatic ad solution provider myThings and casino, poker and gaming provider 888 Holdings. Ariel writes about security, cloud and IT on his blog. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from Mercy College.