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With a strong community of over 3,000 members, Dallas AI is the largest independent AI forum in North Texas. Our diverse community includes senior corporate leaders to fresh graduates and professionals in between, all sharing one trait - passion for AI! In just couple of years, we have had over 30 exciting talks and events, partnering with top companies and academia at the forefront of AI research - Google, Microsoft, IBM, Verizon, University of Texas, Southern Methodist University and more.

Steered by AI executives and MIT alumni leaders, Aamer Charania - Director, Machine Learning at Capital One & former President, MIT Club of Dallas, and Babar Bhatti - AI Product Leader at CoreLogic & former Chair, MIT Enterprise Forum of Dallas.

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Explainable AI @ Capital One Center for Machine Learning

*** This is an online event. Zoom link will be shared with registered attendees *** Agenda (All Central times):[masked]pm: Event kickoff & Meetup Intro[masked]pm: Main Talk (Includes 30mins for Q&A) What are the top challenges companies face when deploying AI solutions? Most experts argue that the limitations around explainability of AI models continue to be among the top reasons AI solutions do not see the light of day, even if they significantly improve accuracy. As such, Explainable AI is considered the next frontier in AI space. Moreover, we cannot have Responsible AI without Explainable AI. In this talk, Teuta Mercado – Director of Responsible will lay out the context around why Explainable AI is required for Responsible AI, followed by Bayan Bruss - Head of Applied Research and Senthil Kumar-Chief ML Scientist at the Capital One Center for Machine Learning reviewing Explainable AI space along with some of the cutting edge research they are leading. About the speakers: Bayan Bruss Bayan is the director and head of Applied Machine Learning research at Capital One’s Center for Machine Learning. His research experience spans many disciplines from risk modeling for critical infrastructure, computational psycholinguistics, cybersecurity, and representation learning. Most recently he has been focused on the application of graph machine learning to financial transactions. He has served on the program committee for several conferences and workshops (KDD ‘20, ICAIF ‘20, Usenix SCaiNet ‘19). Bayan is reachable at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bayan-bruss/ Senthil Kumar Senthil is the Chief ML Scientist at Capital One’s Center for Machine Learning where he applies Machine Learning and AI to various business problems. Prior to joining Capital One, he was at Bell Laboratories where he developed new technologies and managed several successful products that have been licensed around the world. He has published over 30 papers and holds 6 patents. Most recently, he co-organized the 2019 KDD Workshop on Anomaly Detection in Finance, and the 2019 NeurIPS Workshop on Robust AI in Financial Services. Senthil is reachable at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/senthil-kumar-24b0419/ Teuta Mercado Teuta leads the Responsible AI program at Capital One which seeks to empower associates to ethically innovate machine learning. Teuta joined Capital One in 2016 as a Compliance Advisor to the Retail Bank, and has over 10 years of experience in Financial Services compliance. Teuta is reachable at: http://linkedin.com/in/teuta-bitici-mercado-b9058a4

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