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

Ted Way
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft


Ted Way is a senior program manager on the Azure Machine Learning engineering team at Microsoft, where he works on bringing machine learning to the edge and hardware acceleration of AI. He’s passionate about telling the story of how AI will empower people and organizations to achieve more and has been invited as a keynote speaker for two Microsoft partner conferences. He has twice received the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center’s Distinguished Speaker Award, awarded to only five out of over 1,000 speakers. He holds BS degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering, MS degrees in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, and a PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor. His PhD dissertation was on “spell check for radiologists,” a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system that uses image processing and machine learning to predict lung cancer malignancy on chest CT scans.


4:55pm5:35pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Implementing AI
Location: Trianon Ballroom
Secondary topics:  Computer Vision, Edge computing and Hardware, Platforms and infrastructure
Ted Way (Microsoft), Maharshi Patel (Microsoft), Aishani Bhalla (Microsoft)
Deep neural networks (DNNs) have enabled AI breakthroughs, but serving DNNs at scale has been challenging: Fast and cheap? Won’t be accurate. Fast and accurate? Won’t be cheap. Join Ted Way, Maharshi Patel, and Aishani Bhalla to learn how to use Python and TensorFlow to train and deploy computer vision models on Intel FPGAs with Azure Machine Learning and Project Brainwave. Read more.