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8-9 Oct 2018: Training
9-11 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Francesca Lazzeri

Francesca Lazzeri
Machine Learning Scientist, Microsoft

Website | @frlazzeri

Francesca Lazzeri is Senior Machine Learning Scientist on the cloud developer advocacy team at Microsoft. Francesca has multiple years of experience as a data scientist and data-driven business strategy expert; she is passionate about innovations in big data technologies and the applications of machine learning–based solutions to real-world problems. Her work on these issues covers a wide range of industries, including energy, oil and gas, retail, aerospace, healthcare, and professional services. Previously, she was a research fellow in business economics at Harvard Business School, where she performed statistical and econometric analysis within the Technology and Operations Management Unit and worked on multiple patent data-driven projects to investigate and measure the impact of external knowledge networks on companies’ competitiveness and innovation. Francesca is currently a mentor for PhD and postdoc students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and enjoys speaking at academic and industry conferences to share her knowledge and passion for AI, machine learning, and coding.


11:05–11:45 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Secondary topics:  AI in the Enterprise
Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Jaya Susan Mathew (Microsoft)
With the growing buzz around data science, many professionals want to learn how to become a data scientist—the role Harvard Business Review called the "sexiest job of the 21st century." Francesca Lazzeri and Jaya Mathew explain what it takes to become a data scientist and how artificial intelligence solutions have started to reinvent businesses. Read more.