The AI integrated fabric with NVIDIA - Building a balanced approach to AI + ML

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The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel

123 Nassau St · New York, NY

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Meet up is at Clinton Hall. Please feel free to contact host or message on meetup chat if face any inconvenience in finding location.

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3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Doors Open, Networking
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Presentation
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Networking – Appetizers and Open Bar

Speakers: Bob Gaines (IBM), Jennifer St John-Foster (NVIDIA)

AI is workflow issue and needs a workflow solution.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are essential imperatives for today's data-driven organizations. Digital Transformation is a journey. You want to leverage your existing investments and data while implementing these new technologies to drive your business forward, cost effectively. The objective is to leverage open architectures and create an agile environment for AI. IBM and NVIDIA are two of the leaders in the Big Data, Analytics and AI space and have helped many firms large and small. We would like to share our stories.

IBM and NVIDIA have partnered together for this AI meetup to discuss :- Industry Trends,
Use Cases,
Impact to the business,
Getting Started,
Where to learn more.

Host: Lighthouse Computer Services


Bob Gaines
IBM - North America Unstructured Data Solutions Big Data Analytics/AI specialist

Bob is on the IBM Unstructured Data Solutions and Big Data Analytics team for North America. His specialty is the Big Data; high-performance data analytics and heterogeneous computing environments; and helping customer evolve their big data analytic silos into an integrated and automated data pipeline with an open software-defined architecture.

Bob has a deep history in storage from the (StorageTek  Sun Microsystems  Oracle) where is managed the state, local, end education storage team for the US. He was regional VP for DDN Storage; Financial Services Managing Director for Seagate and Cray before being VP of sales for a technology spinoff of a capital markets trading firm.

He has spent the last 9 years helping financial firms build smarter algorithmic trading models and leveraged the apache analytic stack for anomaly detection for risk and compliance. He has an MBA from Loyola and data science continuing education certificate from MIT- School of Engineering.

Jennifer St John-Foster
NVIDIA - Artificial Intelligence & Data Science

Jennifer is the Regional Business Manager for Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Deep Learning for NVIDIA financial services and healthcare verticals. She joined NVIDIA from Gartner where she leverage Gartner research and analysts to help high tech clients with product innovation and roadmap with a focus on the top technology trends of Digital Disruption, Artificial Intelligence and IoT.