Industry Leadership Forum

Driving Innovation With Data + AI

North America

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Available on-demand

Financial Services | Healthcare Life Sciences | Media & Entertainment | Retail & CPG | Government

Every industry is in a state of rapid transformation as traditional business models have been disrupted overnight. Organizations are increasingly looking to Data + AI to help navigate these turbulent times.

Join our virtual event to hear from data science, engineering and technology leaders in the most impacted industries on how they’re using data analytics and machine learning to mitigate risk, reduce costs and drive top-line growth. You will also learn practical strategies for deploying analytics at scale and how advanced analytics can be applied to your industry.

>> Check out the detailed agenda for this virtual conference

Featured Speakers

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9:00 – 9:10 AM
Welcome address
9:00 – 9:40 AM
Keynote: Transforming Your Organization by Enabling Data and AI at Scale
9:40 – 9:45 AM
9:45 – 11:30 AM

Industry Breakouts

  • Featured industries: Government, Financial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment and Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Keynotes on the role of Data + AI in each industry
  • Virtual panels with industry leaders on how they are using Data + AI to innovate their business
  • Solution demos on real-world machine learning use cases

All Industry Speakers

Raela Wang
Technical Manager, Industry Solutions, Databricks

Douglas Hamilton
Chief Data Scientist, Nasdaq

Iyibo Jack
Director, Engineering, Milliman MedInsight

Alessio Basso
Chief Architect for PayMe, HSBC

Mark Avallone
VP, Architecture, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Layla Yang
Solution Architect, Databricks

Col. Charles Destefani
Data Architect, Chief Data Office, Air Force

Joe Mitchell
Senior Executive, FBI

Scott Meier
Director, Data Analytics Service, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Bakari Dale
Director, Office of Enterprise Data Analytics, U.S. Army

Joe Roemer
Senior Director, Global Commercial IT Insight and Analytics, AstraZeneca

Ang Sun
VP, Enterprise Data Science and Cognitive AI, Humana

Jacques Oelofse
VP, Data Engineering and ML Platform, HSBC

Arek Kaczmarek
Exec Director, Data Engineering and Operations, ‎Providence St. Joseph Health

Steve Layland
Director, Engineering, Tubi

Arthur Gola de Paula
Manager, Data Science, Wildlife Studios

Sharad Varshney
VP, Head of Data Science, Publicis Media-COSMOS

Krish Kuruppath
SVP, Global Head of AI Platform, Publicis Media-COSMOS

Nikhil Dwarakanath
Head of Analytics, Grab

Patrick Baginski
Head of Data & Analytics, McDonalds

Tom Mulder
Lead Data Scientist, Wehkamp

Chris D’Agostino
Global Principal Technologist, Databricks

Howard Levenson
General Manager, Federal Databricks

Junta Nakai
Global Industry Leader, Financial Services, Databricks

Frank Nothaft
Technical Director, HLS, Databricks

Steve Sobel
Global Industry Leader, Communications, Media and Entertainment, Databricks

Bavesh Patel
VP, Go-to-Market, Databricks

Rob Saker
Global Industry Leader, Retail and Consumer Goods, Databricks