Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY

Executive Briefing: From cutting-edge AI research to business impact

Larry Carin (Infinia ML), Michael Eagan (Korn Ferry)
1:00pm1:40pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  AI in the Enterprise
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Executives, managers, and project managers

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of the potential of machine learning

What you'll learn

  • Understand how the latest machine learning and artificial intelligence advances are applicable to business data challenges

Description

Larry Carin, one of the world’s most published machine learning researchers, discusses the state of the art in machine learning and how it translates to business impact. Along the way, Larry shares examples of how modern machine learning is transforming business in several sectors, including healthcare delivery, security, and back-office business processing.

Join in to see what others are accomplishing with their data—and get excited about what you can accomplish with yours.

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Larry Carin

Infinia ML

Lawrence Carin has been a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke University for the past 22 years, and he has served as the vice provost for research at Duke for over three years. An IEEE fellow, Lawrence is one of the most widely published machine learning researchers in the world: he’s coauthored over 350 papers affecting fields as diverse as bomb detection, neuroscience, and voting behavior. He holds a BS, MS, and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. Outside of the office, Lawrence spends every possible minute with his family and works hard to keep his body as fit as his mind.

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Michael Eagan

Korn Ferry

Michael Eagan has 18 years of Project Management experience providing leadership for consulting clients on developmental and organizational issues.

As Vice President Product Development at Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, Eagan is responsible for enabling new and existing suites of products to operate in a cloud-based SaaS environment and driving excellence in the company’s fastest growing business segment. Prior to his work at Korn Ferry, he served in multiple roles at Aon Hewitt, most recently as Senior Director HR Services Workday.

Eagan is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.