Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Ron Bodkin

Ron Bodkin
Technical Director, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Google

Website | @ronbodkin

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.


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Verticals and applications
Location: Gramercy East/West Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Financial services, Machine Learning
Ron Bodkin (Google), Nadeem Gulzar (Danske Bank Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Fraud in banking is an arms race with criminals using machine learning to improve their attack effectiveness. Ron Bodkin and Nadeem Gulzar explore how Danske Bank uses deep learning for better fraud detection, covering model effectiveness, TensorFlow versus boosted decision trees, operational considerations in training and deploying models, and lessons learned along the way. Read more.
3:20pm4:00pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Location: Table 1
Ron Bodkin (Google), Nadeem Gulzar (Danske Bank Group)
Rona and Nadeem will discuss deep learning, fraud detection, and how Danske Bank fought fraud with artificial intelligence. Read more.