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

Ted Way
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation


Ted Way is a senior program manager on the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning engineering team. He’s passionate about telling the story of how AI will empower people and organizations to achieve more. He currently works on bringing machine learning to the edge and hardware acceleration of AI.

He received 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.

He has been invited as a keynote speaker for two Microsoft partner conferences, and has twice received the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center’s Distinguished Speaker Award, awarded to only 5 out of over 1,000 speakers.


4:55pm5:35pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Implementing AI
Location: Rendezvous
Secondary topics:  Computer Vision, Edge computing and Hardware, Platforms and infrastructure
Ted Way (Microsoft Corporation), Aishani Bhalla (Microsoft)
Deep neural networks (DNNs) have enabled breakthroughs in AI. Serving DNNs at scale has been challenging: fast and cheap? Won’t be accurate. Accurate and fast? Won’t be cheap. You’ll learn how Python and TensorFlow can be used to easily train and deploy computer vision models on Intel FPGAs with Azure Machine Learning and Project Brainwave, getting performance such as ResNet 50 in under 2 ms. Read more.