After talking to over a hundred organizations about artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning over the last 18 months, Jana Eggers knows that we are not expanding how we are looking at our data. We have become stuck in a data rut, where we’re still grappling with the organization of and, yes, even size of our data rather than thinking beyond the current framework. Drawing on examples spanning various industries, Jana explains why it’s hard to advance to the next level when we are boxing ourselves in with what we currently know and offers the following lessons:
Jana’s a math and computer nerd who took the business path for a career. Today, she’s CEO of Nara Logics, a neuroscience-inspired artificial intelligence company, providing a platform for recommendations and decision support. Her career has taken her from 3-person business beginnings to 50,000-person enterprises. She opened the European logistics software offices as part of American Airlines, dove into the internet in ’96 at Lycos, founded Intuit’s corporate Innovation Lab, helped define mass customization at Spreadshirt, and researched conducting polymers at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her passions are working with teams to define and deliver products customers love, algorithms and their intelligence, and inspiring teams to do more than they thought possible.
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