AI in Business

Today, the great and brilliant Dr. Tanushree Luke returns. Dr. Luke is Head of AI at US Bank (USA's 5th largest bank). In this episode, we discuss conversational agents as a tool for streamlining access to internal systems for employees and between departments, including efforts underway and promising opportunities. Dr. Luke earned her Ph.D. in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics and MS in Physics and Applied Engineering from George Mason University. Previously she served as the Head of Predictive AI and Machine Learning for Capital One's Conversational AI Platform. Dr. Luke also served as Technical Lead for the Department of Defense/DARPA Network Defense Program and held leadership roles at companies supporting the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy. Want to dive deeper into AI opportunities in Financial Services? Get Emerj's PDF guide: emerj.com/fin1

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Returning today is the great and brilliant Dr. Spence Green, CEO of Lilt, an AI-powered enterprise language translation company that has raised $37.5 million since founded in 2015. Its platform combines adaptive neural machine translation technology with an enterprise translation management system. In this episode, Dr. Green helps us break down the role of man vs. machine for language translation and offers a peek under the hood at what NLP looks like in an enterprise application. Want to discover more AI opportunities? Try Emerj's Use Case Explorer, included with Emerj Plus: emerj.com/p1

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Today, the great and brilliant Kurt Muehmel returns. Kurt is Chief Customer Officer at Dataiku, a unicorn AI platform that has raised $250+ million since 2013 and outranked Google in Gartner's 2020 reports. In this episode, Kurt helps us break down the factors and capabilities that inspire enterprise leaders to make the leap for strategic and transformative AI investments. Are you also an AI Catalyst? Consider applying for Emerj's accelerator program: emerj.com/cat1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Dr. Maxim Khalilov. At the time of this interview, Dr. Khalilov was Director of Applied AI at Unbabel, an AI-driven language translation platform. Now he's Head of R&D at Glovo, a unicorn startup based in Spain. He earned his Ph.D. in CS from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Maxim specializes in statistical machine translation and has authored 43 publications. In this episode, Dr. Khalilov helps us dive into the unique opportunities and challenges of AI engineering in Europe. Are you considering investing in AI for your organization? Check out Emerj's pdf guide for business leaders: emerj.com/beg1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Dr. Pavel Dmitriev, VP of Data Science at Outreach.io. This AI-driven sales engagement platform has raised over $250 million since founded in 2011. We spoke with Outreach's CEO, Manny Medina, several months ago on the podcast. In this episode, Dr. Dmitriev helps us break down how to drive tangible business value for customers, with AI. Topics include: strategic & technical feasibility considerations, matching capabilities to user needs, and business value drivers. Want access to Emerj's best insights, frameworks, and exclusive infographics? Get Emerj Plus: emerj.com/x1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Scot Alexander, Managing Director at Optimity Advisors. Scot is an industrial engineer with broad experience as an enterprise systems integration leader and a deep skillset in Healthcare Technology. Before Optimity, he directed teams at PwC, Accenture, and HP. Now, he's serving industry leaders to level up their capabilities with AI. In this episode, Scot helps us break down C-suite perspectives on: AI vs IT transformation projects, how the pandemic has altered technology priorities, and how AI will be integral for healthy enterprises.

Emerj is uniting AI Catalysts like Scot to help enterprises worldwide understand and integrate the next wave of intelligent systems. To learn more or apply for Emerj's "AI Catalyst" accelerator program, visit emerj.com/cat1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Henri Nikula Kaleva, Director at RELEX Labs, a product innovation department of the Helsinki-based RELEX Solutions. RELEX is a leader in retail optimization software, and in today's episode, Henri helps us break down how AI is empowering the future of Retail. Want to discover more opportunities for AI in Retail? Get Emerj's free Executive Brief: emerj.com/ret1

Direct download: AI_in_Business-Henri_Kaleva-12.15.20.mp3
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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Dr. Derek Wang, Founder and CEO of Stratifyd. Since 2015, Stratifyd has raised $50+ million for its AI-powered analytics platform, enabling enterprises to transform structured and unstructured human textual data. In this episode, Dr. Wang shares hard-won lessons about conveying the value of AI to potential clients. Getting started with AI in your organization? Discover three critical insights for beginning with AI: emerj.com/beg1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Brett Beranek, VP of Security & Biometrics at Nuance Communications [NASDAQ:NUAN]. Founded in 1992, Nuance pioneered conversational AI that understands, analyzes, and responds to human language. In this episode, Brett elucidates the opportunity landscape for AI-driven biometric security, focusing on financial services. Want to discover more opportunities for AI in Finance? Check out our other podcast: "AI in Financial Services." And get the AI in FS cheat sheet: emerj.com/fin1

Direct download: AI_in_Business-Brett_Beranek-12.8.20.mp3
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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Dr. Kristof Szalay, CTO and Founder of Turbine.AI. Turbine's AI-driven platform understands cancer's inner mechanisms, enabling the discovery of novel targets & precision medicinal therapies. Episode topics include: dynamics of pharmaceutical technologies, change management opportunities, cultural evolution to support AI initiatives. Want to discover more ways to meet the challenges of catalyzing AI adoption? Try Emerj Plus: emerj.com/p1

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Today's guest is the great and brilliant Lorena Pelegrín, Product Manager of InSight, Iron Mountain's AI-driven Content Services Platform. Iron Mountain serves more than 225,000 organizations for secure data & asset storage, spanning 90+ million sq. ft. of data centers and real estate. And Google recently celebrated InSight as its AI & ML Cloud Partner of the Year. Episode topics include: subsurface data, asset inspection workflows, and setting up "digital twins."

Direct download: AI_in_Business-Lorena_Pelegrin-12.1.20.mp3
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