Dynamic Talks: Dallas "Machine learning for enterprise operations"

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VentureX - Plano Legacy West

7950 Legacy Dr suite 400 · Plano, TX

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Come join us at the second event of our free technical meetup series, "Dynamic Talks", in Dallas!

Dynamic Talks is an ongoing meetup series featuring technical talks from some of the leading experts in tech in major cities around the US. One of the objectives of Dynamic Talks is to foster and encourage the local technology community to share knowledge.

Topic: "Machine learning for enterprise operations"


[6:00pm - 6:30pm]: Guests arrive, pizza and drinks are served

[6:30pm - 7:10pm]: First talk will be presented by Ilya Katsov on “Customer intelligence: a machine learning approach", followed by a Q&A

[7:10pm - 7:25pm]: Networking break

[7:25pm - 8:05pm]: Second talk will be presented by Ashiq Rahman on "Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence - what they are and how they can help business", followed by a Q&A

[8:05pm - 9:00pm]: Another networking break and the end of the event

Talk details:

Ilya Katsov's talk details:

Title: "Customer intelligence: a machine learning approach"


In this talk, we will discuss automatic decision-making and AI techniques for customer relationship management. First, we will present a methodology that helps to develop highly automated promotion and loyalty management systems. Next, we will walk through practical examples of how advanced customer and content signals can be generated using predictive models, and how optimization and reinforcement learning techniques can be used for targeting, budgeting, and pricing decisions. This talk is for Data Scientists, Product Owners, and Software Engineers involved into marketing operations or development of marketing automation software and interested in ML-based decision automation techniques.

About Ilya Katsov:

Ilya joined Grid Dynamics in 2009, and since then has been leading engagements with a number of major retail and technology companies, focusing primarily on Big Data, Machine Learning, and Economic Modeling. He is currently managing the Industrial AI consulting practice that helps clients become successful AI adopters and deliver innovative AI solutions. He is the author of several scientific articles and international patents, and also authored a book, “Introduction to Algorithmic Marketing: Artificial Intelligence for Marketing Operations” (2017).

Ashiq Rahman's talk details:

Title: "Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence - what they are and how they can help business"


Recently we have been exposed to lots of buzz and hype about Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence. Some are real and some are fiction! This talk will explain, in simple easy to understand terms, what’s really possible with these technologies and what it takes to deliver them. We will go over the history and recent advances and how we can benefit from them.

About Ashiq Rahman:

Ashiq is currently a Principal Data Scientist at Fujitsu, and works on a number of service solutions to improve productivity and efficiency in: Corporate Finance, Project Management, and Network Operations. He has over 16 years of experience in the high tech sector in both startups and large corporations, and has held roles in network architecture, system/software engineer, capacity planning, and product development. He has a very diverse skill set which includes advanced analytics, business acumen, software development, enterprise IT, and project management.