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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.


10:00am–10:05am Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Ron Bodkin (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Ron Bodkin explains WTF a tensor is and why you should care. Along the way, Ron details some real AI products from Google. No cats or dogs. Read more.
11:05am–11:45am Wednesday, May 2, 2018
AI Business Summit, AI in the Enterprise
Location: Sutton South
Ron Bodkin (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
Ron Bodkin explains how Google is using AI internally to enhance understanding and experiences for its digital customers and enabling external businesses, such as Spotify and Netflix, to do the same. Along the way, Ron shares examples of deep learning use cases that enable improved recommendations, help companies better understand their customers, and drive engagement in the customer lifecycle. Read more.