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Meet the Experts with Ron Bodkin (Teradata) and Nadeem Gulzar (Danske Bank Group)

Ron Bodkin (Google), Nadeem Gulzar (Danske Bank Group)
3:20pm4:00pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Location: Table 1

Rona and Nadeem will discuss deep learning, fraud detection, and how Danske Bank fought fraud with artificial intelligence.

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Ron Bodkin


Ron Bodkin is a technical director on the applied artificial intelligence team at Google, where he provides leadership for AI success for customers in Google’s Cloud CTO office. Ron engages deeply with Global F500 enterprises to unlock strategic value with AI, acts as executive sponsor with Google product and engineering to deliver value from AI solutions, and leads strategic initiatives working with customers and partners. Previously, Ron was the founding CEO of Think Big Analytics, a company that provides end-to-end support for enterprise big data, including data science, data engineering, advisory, and managed services and frameworks such as Kylo for enterprise data lakes. When Think Big was acquired by Teradata, Ron led global growth, the development of the Kylo open source data lake framework, and the company’s expansion to architecture consulting; he also created Teradata’s artificial intelligence incubator.

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Nadeem Gulzar

Danske Bank Group

Nadeem Gulzar is the head of advanced analytics and architecture at Danske Bank Group, a Nordic bank with strong roots in Denmark and a focus on becoming the most trusted financial partner in the Nordics. Nadeem has taken the lead in establishing advanced analytics and big data technologies within Danske. Previously, he worked with Credit and Marketrisk, where he headed a program to build-up capabilities to calculate risk using Monte Carlo simulation methods. Nadeem holds a BS in computer science, mathematics, and psychology and a master’s degree in computer science, both from Copenhagen University.