About Joe - LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jofaichow
Introduction to Machine Learning with H2O
In this talk, Joe will give an overview of our company (H2O.ai) and our open-source machine learning platform (H2O). This will be useful for attendees who are not familiar with H2O.
Jo-fai (or Joe) is a data scientist at H2O.ai. Before joining H2O, he was in the business intelligence team at Virgin Media in UK where he developed data products to enable quick and smart business decisions. He also worked remotely for Domino Data Lab in the US as a data science evangelist promoting products via blogging and giving talks at meetups. Joe has a background in water engineering. Before his data science journey, he was an EngD research engineer at STREAM Industrial Doctorate Centre working on machine learning techniques for drainage design optimization. Prior to that, he was an asset management consultant specialized in data mining and constrained optimization for the utilities sector in the UK and abroad. He also holds an MSc in Environmental Management and a BEng in Civil Engineering.
Silvian Centiu, CEO of Transiris, is a Silicon Valley innovator who seamlessly combines engineering experience with marketing expertise. Since starting Transiris in 2012, he has diversified the company into a multinational organization with offices in 5 countries, operating in the areas of Big Data, Data Science, Business Intelligence and Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence with companies such as Cisco, HPE, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vodafone. BMW, Audi, and Bank of Montreal. Prior to Transiris, Silvian spent nearly 7 years at Oracle where he directed the implementation, maintenance, and support of critical applications used by over 40,000 employees in 60 countries. From there, he served as a Marketing Automation Strategy Leader for over nine years at Cisco, where he oversaw the largest marketing infrastructure overhaul in a decade, resulting in several billion dollars in leads. He holds a BS in Information Systems Management from the University of San Francisco and an MS in Management and Education from Stanford University.
Analytics and Technology in Silicon Valley
Silvian will delve into why companies are using data, and provide examples of how small and large companies are using data to connect the world.