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DataGiri with Barclays
Dear DataGiri Members, DataGiri is back with its September meetup with Barclays on 22nd September where we discuss the ‘Future of AI in Retail Banking’. Save the date and RSVP now for this EXCLUSIVE event. This is a limited seat event =================================================== RSVP here (Once registered here - Your participation is CONFIRMED): WhatsApp Group - Event Details Date : Saturday, 22nd September, 2018 Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Venue: ISME Tower, One Indiabulls Center, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra[masked] · Mumbai =================================================== Agenda : 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM : Welcome by DataGiri 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM : Keynote by Dr. Isaac Ben-Akiva 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM : Talk by Abhishek Kothari 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM : Talk by Rangarajan Vasudevan 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM : Panel Discussion 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM : Q&A 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM : Address by Barclays 5:15 PM onwards : Open Networking over snacks =================================================== Topics : 1) Dr. Issac Ben-Akiva - Future of Artificial Intelligence in Retail Banking 2) Abhishek Kothari - Emergence of data led lending institutions in India - An inside perspective 3) Rangarajan Vasudevan - Building data-native applications =================================================== Speaker Details: 1) Dr. Isaac Ben-Akiva, Director – Head of Machine Learning at Barclays. Isaac joined Barclays as Head of Machine Learning for Barclays UK supporting AI & Machine Learning adoption into the company. Isaac has over 20 years’ experience in intelligent systems, software development, architecture and management. He holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from the University of Toronto and several other specialisations in Machine Learning and Deep Learning. He has been working with Machine Learning since 1997 and has applied it to solve problems in diverse areas such as in HR for selection and hiring; fraud detection in the financial sector; in the military industry for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle mission control, in autonomous drone, computer vision; in marketing for sentiment analysis, pattern recognition in marketing data, market segmentation; speech recognition and text analysis; robotics, etc. 2) Abhishek Kothari, Co-founder at FlexiLoans A technology graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad, Abhishek is an Analytics & Consulting professional with a rich experience and in-depth understanding of the data-to-insight landscape. Abhishek has worked with more than 20 clients in his career spanning across US and UK and has provided solutions related to Digital Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Risk Analytics, Web Analytics, Operations Optimization, BI Setup. He has managed CXO mandated programs and led teams that have provided significant financial upside to organizations across the globe, thus providing him a wide exposure to best practices in multiple industries. His areas of interest include everything that data can do, most recent being data monetization and setting up data innovation centres. 3) Rangarajan, CEO at The Data Team Rangarajan is deeply interested in helping companies grow their businesses using big data and data science. Big data veteran including business strategy, solutions, technologies, architecture, and data science. Extensive business experience in solution selling, business development, partner engagement, training and mentoring. Rangarajan has a strong academic background in core computer science topics of databases, distributed systems, networking, software development, data mining and algorithms. =================================================== The event is FREE of cost to attend RSVP now to reserve your spot at the event!! Education Partner : GreyAtom EduTech Pvt. Ltd. Ecosystem Partner : ISME Titan Sponsor : Barclays


ISME Tower, One Indiabulls Center, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013 · Mumbai

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