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Walter Riviera

Walter Riviera
AI Technical Solutions Specialist EMEA (UK Lead), Intel

Walter Riviera is an AI technical solution specialist (TSS) covering EMEA at Intel, playing an active role on most of the AI project engagements within the data centers business in Europe. He’s responsible for increasing business awareness regarding the Intel AI offer, enabling and providing technical support to end user customers, independent software vendors (ISVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), partners in implementing high-performance computing (HPC) and/or cloud solutions for AI based on Intel’s products and technologies. Previously, Walter collected research experience working on adopting ML techniques to enhance image-retrieval algorithms for robotic applications, conducting sensitive data analysis in a startup environment, and developing software for text-to-speech applications.


9:459:55 Thursday, 17 October 2019
Location: King's Suite
Secondary topics:  Hardware
Walter Riviera (Intel)
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Walter Riviera details three key shifts in the AI landscape—incredibly large models with billions of hyperparameters, massive clusters of compute nodes supporting AI, and the exploding volume of data meeting ever-stricter latency requirements—how to navigate them, and when to explore hardware acceleration. Read more.
16:0016:40 Thursday, 17 October 2019
Location: Westminster Suite
Secondary topics:  Ethics, Security, and Privacy
Walter Riviera (Intel)
What are the essentials steps to take in order to develop an AI solution? How long would this process would take? As machine learning is teaching us, the answers can be learned from previous experience. Walter Riviera walks you through a collection of real-life stories, looking for successful and misleading behavioral patterns. Read more.
  • Intel AI
  • O'Reilly
  • Amazon Web Services
  • IBM Watson
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • AXA

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