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I'm also one of the original creators of Apache Wayang (incubating), an open-source platform for cross-platform data processing. I have held executive data leader roles at Cloudera, Allianz, Evariant, e.on., and X, where I built big data cloud solutions, IoT, or AI to drive business outcomes.
He has authored various open-source dev tools millions of developers use worldwide, like his Shades of Purple code-theme or the corona-cli. Awais contributed code to NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter mission. “What an awesome example for developers,” said Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft — featuring Awais’s contribution to NASA & corona-cli. He's a recognized open-source community leader as one of the 12 featured GitHub Stars.
In his entrepreneurial journey at Avataar, Gaurav has set out to deliver meaningful & delightful enhancements to visual experiences by deploying 3D Computer Vision and AI technological advancements. His passion for the consumer tech space started early and he desires to foster a nurturing ecosystem for the next generation.
Rodrigo is also an Engineer and has a Tech-MBA. He also is also a MIT Deep Tech Bootcamp alumni.
Jeff has launched new ventures and models as a tech foudner and consulting companies such as Omnicom, Google, Boston Beer, Nissan, Publicis Groupe, Unilever and AT&T. He spent several years as Centrica's senior advisor to deregulate state energy markets.
Jeff earned his MBA in Strategy from Kelley School at Indiana University Bloomington and a BA from Purdue University. He currently resides in Barrington, Illinois with his three sons and two rescue dogs.
She spent 20 years in leadership roles across engineering, product and data science, founded her own Fintech, and lead product roles for three acquired companies. She led engineering and product for financial web applications globally at Oracle.
Michelle serves on the Advisory Board for Northwestern’s MBAi program. She received an MBA from Kellogg and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern.
He’s an MBA from the European Forum of Navarra Business School, specialized in Deep Learning, Blockchain Revolution and Virtual Education.
His ideas, strategies and models have achieved international recognition and led him to be recognized 'Top 30' by the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF). Felipe maintains that, ""True equality means enjoying the same freedoms; these are only achieved by acting and thinking in accordance with the will and inclusion of all the groups conform our society.""
Proven ability to define robust technical strategy and facilitate corporate success by aligning technology and platforms to enable business goals. Expertise in building and driving high performing teams delivering customer facing digital experiences while maturing engineering practices.
Earned Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Chicago Booth school of Business.
Alpesh focuses on delivering solutions with emerging technology and digital transformation. He advises on how to leverage the use of Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) across all parts of a business and helping companies transform their business models. Specifically focused on Sustainability, Artificial Intelligence and Data. Areas of focus include architectures such as Data Meshes, and Cloud Native applications.
Together with Juliet Kelso and Grace Ng, she has co-founded Oasis Collective, a Women In AI Community which holds private brunches, dinners, and demo days.
To learn more about Gloria Felicia, please visit her website at www.gloriafelicia.com.
- Executive experience in startups, having led product and engineering teams
- 1x successful exit two startups ago
- Experience in product strategy, roadmap development, and shipping software products from ideation to MVP to PMF
- Scaled teams at various stages of growth (4 to 10, 20 to 40 and 50 to 85)
- Super enthusiastic about the potential of AI and what it will bring to the future.
She earned her Masters in Computer Science at University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. She has delivered 45+ talks and workshops at 20+ conferences and universities globally.
She enjoys mentoring and teaching new concepts and help people use data and code to drive change. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and writing.
With his expertise in large scale digital transformations powered by cloud, data, AI, and automation, Shankar is working to catalyze the recent growth in Stantec's digital and technology teams. He oversees technology support for the ideation, incubation, and commercialization of digital products that will be brought to market, while also supporting the development of tools for internal use to drive efficiency in the delivery offerings.
A graduate of the MIT Engineering Systems Division, Kaya was previously a strategy/analytics lead at CloudLock and Cisco Systems. Kaya has a proven track record of translating complex data into actionable insights and leading cross-functional teams towards analytical excellence. In addition to her corporate roles, Kaya is a frequently sought-after keynote speaker and panelist at leading industry events.
He later open-sourced Featureform’s virtual feature store. Featureform's declarative python framework allow ML teams to define, manage, and serve their model features.
He’s also an avid surfer, a mixed martial artist, a published astrophysicist, and ran the SF marathon in basketball shoes.
He is the co-founder of Got It AI. In addition to developing products, he invests in and serves on the boards of cutting-edge technology companies.
Prior to Got-It, Chandra led a number of AI teams at Amazon (AI, Alexa Prize), Uber (Multimodal AI, Conversational AI), and eBay (Recommendation Systems).
He brings over 25 years of experience as Technology executive, Business visionary, and Servant leader - leading Enterprise Architecture, Transformational Change Management, and Delivery Practices with expertise in building world-class Technology and Consulting organizations, Lean business strategies, and digitizing multi-billion-dollar portfolios.
Founder & CEO Doc-E.ai - Grow Developer Adoption by aligning Community Support, Advocacy, Content and Education.
CEO/CTO @Clearedin [acquired by Barracuda Networks]
Software Architect @BladeNetwork [acquired by IBM]
Sr. Software Engineer @AndiamoSystems [acquired by Cisco]
Software Engineer @SycamoreNetworks
B.Tech(H) IIT Kharagpur
Mario’s work consists of the application of the most recent technologies to improve and solve the various problems that big companies face across a range of sectors, to ensure the success of their projects.
A featured speaker at CES, Money 2020, Shop.org, CTIA, and other industry conferences, Maya has been highlighted in outlets such as Bloomberg, Forbes, CNBC, Business Insider, and others. She has authored articles for TechCrunch and Quartz. She has also been an Adjunct Professor at NYU, lecturing on mobile technology.
In the past years, I've founded and sold a startup, built the digital lab of a German Mittelstand company, and now combine both aspects as the CTO of the Venture Builder wattx. Since we're building digital solutions and ventures for other (traditional) companies, I've been part of a team that tackles challenges from building a healthy food store online to engineering an IoT solution that reduces scrap in wet-milling processes.
He writes Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) technical articles for WhyLabs.
He is a technical reviewer for MLOps books at Packtpub.
Stephen is the lead volunteer and a founding member at AI School Africa.
Azmath with prior "BIG 4" high-performance technology consulting experience, had key responsibilities including help drive value/business initiatives for several large programs and projects across various industries.
Prior to that he led the engineering and R&D groups at 3 start ups and was a captain in the Israeli military intelligence.
He is a father of 3, who likes to travel and read whether he has time for it or not.
Currently she is heading everything tech related at a Stealth Mode startup, organizing tech conferences (Security, SRE, AI and Go), and the Berlin chapters of the Go and Women Techmakers user groups.
She worked in 4 continents as a Lead Developer Advocate, Engineering Manager, Software and Hardware Engineer, and a Co-Founder of a mobile start-up. In her free time, she is wondering if there is life on Mars.
I have an extensive knowledge in natural language processing, machine learning, information retrieval, web search engines, data mining, personalization, and distributed large-scale systems. Recently, I've been focusing on developing generative AI for financial transactions to explore its applications beyond text and images.
In my free time, I enjoy reviewing machine learning books, papers, and conferences for select publications and events.
Prior to founding Heuro Labs, Mohamed contributed to designing and implementing large scale distributed multi-billion users systems as well as constrained embedded security systems.
Mohamed co-authored the policy brief to the G20 on labor market transformation focusing on AI and its socioeconomic impact.
He enjoys learning and discovering new things, literature, writing, chess, Go.He recently started learning to compose music.
Akram has done cutting edge AI/ML early stage startup work with DL, tinyML along with EDA, fabless semiconductor companies globally.
He specializes on different wireless protocols, IoT software stacks, AI/Machine learning, Enterprise WiFi, IoT architectures, and the Cloud networking domain.
Akram is also a frequent presenter in many Internal Cisco Live, Devnet , APJC SecCon -2020 and external conferences in topics related to AI/ML, Wireless Networking , IOT and Cloud technologies.
Have always been working on data-problems from an ML/AI and analytics point of view. Extracting insights from the data and enabling users to get answers for various questions on the data is my expertise.
Vivek has worked in the tech industry for top global companies, such as IBM, AT&T and Schlumberger. He is currently a Co-Founder at CellStrat (www.cellstrat.com) – a leading AI firm that is developing cutting-edge Generative AI products for global enterprises.
Vivek runs one of the largest AI research communities via CellStrat, focussed on GenAI, NLP and Computer Vision.
Vivek holds a B.E. from IIT Roorkee and an MBA from Georgia State University, Atlanta.
• 10+ years of experience as a Lead Data Scientist
• Expertise in Forecasting, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Fraud Detection and Prevention, and Risk Assessment
• MSc. Computer Science
My mission is to bridge the gap between digital and physical worlds, and to understand how people make decisions in different environments, such as online, offline, and AR/VR.
He serves as the PMC Member on Apache Samza, an open-source project. His work on Samza has been widely adopted at LinkedIn, Uber, TripAdvisor, Slack, Intuit, Netflix, Ebay, Optimizely and other companies.
A former CTO, and Technology VP, Richard brought new technologies to market, and was responsible for strategy, partnerships and product research.
Richard served on Splunk’s Technology Advisory Board through their Series A, and more recently co-chaired the ONUG Monitoring & Observability Working Group.