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Machine Learning Is Going to Change the World – A Discussion with Local Innovators Throughout Boston and Cambridge, innovation around machine learning continues to thrive supported by the rise of big data. With more data available, techniques like unsupervised deep learning have been able to make tremendous progress. What does this mean for us as consumers and for our enterprises? Co-founders from three local startups will provide a lively conversation on these topics moderated by Tom Davenpor

6/9/2016
When: 6/9/2016
5:00 PM
Where: Brandeis University Faculty Club & Lounge
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts  02453
United States
Contact: Kate Carroll
978-463-6800


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Topic:  Machine Learning Is Going to Change the World – A Discussion with Local Innovators

Brandeis University Faculty Club, Waltham, MA – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

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Throughout Boston and Cambridge, innovation around machine learning continues to thrive supported by the rise of big data.  With more data available, techniques like unsupervised deep learning have been able to make tremendous progress. What does this mean for us as consumers and for our enterprises?  Co-founders from local startups will provide a lively conversation on these topics moderated by Tom Davenport.  SIM Boston will be giving out copies of Tom’s new book on automation in knowledge work to the first twenty registrations.

 

Moderator – Tom Davenport

Tom Davenport is a world-renowned thought leader and author, is the President’s Distinguished     Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, a Fellow of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and an independent senior advisor to Deloitte Analytics.  An author and co-author of 15 books and more than 100 articles, he helps organizations to revitalize their management practices in areas such as analytics, information and knowledge management, process management, and enterprise systems.  For more information:  http://www.tomdavenport.com/

 

Slater Victoroff, Co-founder & CEO, Indico Data Solutions

indico turns raw text and image data into human insights and is lowering the barriers to the development, integration, and customization of machine learning algorithms by providing developer-friendly tools and APIs for building smarter software. Today, machine learning requires a team of PhDs. indico dreams of a world where machine learning is so widespread, seamless, and human-friendly, it no longer seems like technology. Indico was founded in a dorm room at Olin College of Engineering in 2013.  Slater loves explaining why machine learning is going to change the world.https://indico.io/

 

Brendan Kohler, Co-founder and CTO, Sentenai

Sentenai is a cloud-based platform for automating data engineering for machine learning and predictive applications, primarily in IoT and logistics. He also is the Co-founder & Operating Partner of Hyperplane Venture Capital and a Startup Advisor at the Harvard Innovation Lab. Brendan is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology http://www.sentenai.com/

 

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