Sep 9–12, 2019

Delivering AI vision ecosystem offers with Intel AI: In Production

Lindsay Hiebert (Intel), Vikrant Viniak (Accenture)
4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, September 12, 2019
Location: LL21 C/D
Secondary topics:  Computer Vision



Join Lindsay Hiebert and Vikrant Viniak as they explore challenges for developers as they design a product that solves a real-world problem using the power of AI and IoT, including the complexity of new technologies and the fragmented landscape of players’ lack of hardened developer offerings for specific vertical market needs. To address these challenges and to help the developer community and partners unlock the full potential of AI at the edge, Intel launched its Intel AI: In Production ecosystem to help accelerate prototype to production at the edge with Intel and partner offerings and to achieve scale through various ecosystem programs.

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A working knowledge of AI software, hardware, developer tools, and business needs
  • Familiarity with the commercialization of AI technology products and services in the market

What you'll learn

  • Learn about Intel AI: In Production and the technologies, benefits, and resources available to build AI: In Production, such as Vision ecosystem offers with Intel
  • See an example of the AI Vision ecosystem offers with developers and partners
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Lindsay Hiebert


Lindsay Hiebert is a product line manager for AI at Intel, working with the Intel Neural Compute Stick 2. He’s responsible for product line management and strategic business development with Intel AI, Vision, and technology partners to deliver industry-leading AI, IoT market-ready solutions, and commercial offerings for AI: In Production, market-ready solutions across markets using Intel end-to-end AI, Vision, and IoT products and technologies.

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Vikrant Viniak


Vikrant Viniak is the managing director of strategy at Accenture, focusing on Digital Transformation for Telecom Media and Technology (TMT) clients. He leads the high-tech strategy team globally. With over 18 years of experience in running transformations across various clients, he has proven ability to deliver measurable value and driving tangible results. His expertise includes helping clients on their digital transformation journey and using analytics and AI to drive value, including helping clients move from a pure product selling to subscription-based selling or Everything as a Service model to uncover new revenue streams. He also leads the competitive agility offering for TMT clients and has helped several clients with margin expansion. Over the course of his career, he has led several transformations leading to savings of hundreds of millions of dollars. Professionally, he’s active in various communities—AI, analytics, blockchain, ZBx, etc., and has published various point of views on these topics.

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