July 15 - 17, 2020

AGENDA

Transform 2020

The AI event of the year for business executives.

 

No other event offers Transform’s dedication to quality networking and carefully curated, result-oriented content around AI — with a coverage that is both cross-functional and cross-vertical.

 

Expect to hear inspiring yet practical stories about implementing AI tech and strategies. It's about driving real results.

 

Join us for the latest insights and strategies on cutting-edge, business-changing technologies.

 

Day 1: Big picture on where AI is showing the most promise and the greatest obstacles

 

Day 2: Deep dives on how organizations unlock value from AI

Day 3: How the advancements in parallel technologies such as IoT, Edge computing, 5G can advance AI with the help of Computer Vision

 

This year’s Transform will also put a special spotlight on the most pertinent AI/ML applications across financial services, retail/ecommerce, healthcare, and manufacturing/industrial.

Agenda

7:30 AM -

9:30 AM PT

Main Stage

Women in AI Breakfast | Presented by Capital One and Intel (Invitation only)

How Women are advancing AI and leading the trend of AI fairness, ethics & human centered AI

Wednesday

July 15th

9:00 AM –

9:15 AM PT

Main Stage

9:15 AM –

9:40 AM PT

Main Stage

Day 1: Technology & Automation Summit

Welcome from Emcee

Matt Marshall, CEOVentureBeat, Opening Remarks,
Kurt Muehmel, 
Chief Customer OfficerDataiku, Summit Chair Opening Remarks

Fireside Chat

Marianna Tessel, Chief Technology OfficerIntuit
Re-Imagining App Development with AI; How Intuit is adopting an AI-first approach in app development

9:40 AM –

10:05 AM PT 

Main Stage

Fireside Chat

Sandra Nudelman, Chief Data & Analytics OfficerChase

Moderated by Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of ResearchWing Venture Capital
Banking on AI; How Chase invested early and big in AI & ML to enhance customer experiences

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Main Stage

10:30 AM –

11:15 AM PT

45 Minute Breakout

Kurt Muehmel, Chief Customer OfficerDataiku
From Raw Data to Business Impact: How Dataiku is helping organizations put their data to work in building Human-Centric AI models’

Executive Roundtable Breakout  Never again; How can AI & ML help the world prevent another pandemic like Covid-19?

10:30 AM –

10:45 AM PT

10:45 AM –

11:10 AM PT

Main Stage

11:10 AM –

11:35 AM PT

Main Stage

Virtual Networking & Break  Stand up, stretch, grab a coffee or tea and connect with speakers and attendees virtually 

Fireside Chat

Fiona Tan, Senior Vice PresidentWalmart U.S. Technology 
Intelligent, Actionable Insights from Al; How Walmart is implementing AI & ML algorithms to make shopping easier

Fireside Chat

Charles Elkan, Global Head of MLGoldman Sachs;

Moderated by Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of ResearchWing Venture Capital
Build v/s Buy in AI; How an organization the size and scale of Goldman Sachs is scaling up its AI/ML org

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT

Main Stage

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PT

Main Stage

Rich Roth, SVP, Chief Strategic Innovation OfficerCommonSpirit Health
The Blending of The Health Care Ecosystem and the Role of AI in it

Melissa McSherry, SVP and Global Head of Data, Security and Identity ProductsVisa
AI for Good: How Visa is using Data & AI for good

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM PT 

Tech Showcase​

  1. SingularityNET Foundation: Dr. Ben Goertzel, CEO & Founder; Democratizing access to AI using Blockchain

  2. Fiddler.ai: Krishna Gade, CEO & Co-founder; Making AI trustworthy and explainable for all enterprises

12:45 PM – 12:55 PM PT

Main Stage 

Women in AI Report Back

Margaret Mayer, MVP, Software Engineering for Messaging, Conversational AI and Innovation Platforms, Capital One

Huma Abidi, Senior Director of AI Software Products, Intel

12:55 PM – 1:40 PM PT 

Virtual Networking & Lunch Break – Refuel and connect virtually with industry executives

12:55 PM – 1:40 PM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – How AI & ML is transforming the banking, financial services & insurance industry and what are some of the most impactful use cases coming out of the industry.

1:40 PM – 2:25 PM PT

 Tech & Automation

Panel

Jaime Delange, Director of ProductSlack

Hui Wang, VP of Data SciencePayPal;

Dimitris Tsementsiz, Senior Quantitative Researcher, Goldman Sachs,

Jacob Wilson, Principal, PwC

Moderated by Jed Dougherty, VP of Field EngineeringDataiku
The right data: Big trends on how Companies are identifying the right data to train AI & ML algorithms accurately to tackle various issues such as customer service, personalization, risk & fraud with increased speed and agility

2:25 PM – 2:55 PM PT

 Tech & Automation

Fireside Chat

Justin Norman, VP of Data ScienceYelp
The rewards and challenges of building and scaling custom AI, experimentation and analytics systems across your entire business

2:55 PM – 3:10 PM PT 

Virtual Networking & Break – Take a short break, recaffeinate and network with fellow AI community peers  

2:55 PM – 3:40 PM PT 

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – Back to the future: How the use of AI is leading advances in the transportation & aviation industry.

3:10 PM – 3:35 PM PT

 Tech & Automation

Presentation

Deepak Agarwal, VP of Engineering, AILinkedIn
It takes a village to implement AI;  How LinkedIn leveraged AI to build the world's largest professional network to connect talent with opportunity at scale

3:35 PM – 4:00 PM PT

 Tech & Automation

Presentation

Ameen Kazerouni, Head of ML/AI ResearchZappos
How Zappos leveraged AI to deliver accurate personalization, better customer satisfaction and tangible ROI

4:00 PM – 4:25 PM PT

 Tech & Automation

4:25 PM – 4:50 PM PT

Main Stage

Presentation

Chris Kakkanat, Data Science Senior Director/Team Leader, Pfizer, case study of AI implementation, moderated by Kurt Muehmel, CCODataiku

Fireside Chat

Ion Stoica, Co-founderRise Labs (UC Berkeley), Moderated by Jed Dougherty, VP of Field EngineeringDataiku
Demystifying AI Interpretability; Improving Accuracy. & Predictability of AI Models using Reinforcement Learning

4:50 PM – 5:35 PM PT

VentureBeat AI Innovation Awards & Dinner Private Chatroom

(VIP Only)

Thursday

July 16th

9:00 AM –

9:15 AM PT

Main Stage

9:15 AM –

9:40 AM PT

Main Stage

Day 2: Conversational AI Summit

9:40 AM –

10:05 AM PT

Main Stage

Fireside Chat

Cynthia Stoddard, CIO & Senior Vice PresidentAdobe
How Adobe is scaling internally through implementing AI into its business processes. Best practices for companies scaling AI across its IT infrastructure

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Main Stage

Fireside Chat

Ken Dodelin, VP Conversational AI ProductsCapital One
Topic To Be Announced

10:30 AM –

10:45 AM PT

Virtual Networking & Break  Stand up, stretch, grab a coffee or tea and connect with speakers and attendees virtually 

10:30 AM –

11:15 AM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – How AI is transforming retail & e-commerce, from personalized shopping to customer delight.

10:45 AM –

11:10 AM PT

Main Stage

Barak Turovsky, Director of Product, Google AI
Can we Trust a Machine to be Fair? How Google is addressing the challenges associated with ML Fairness and eliminating bias in its Conversational AI algorithms

11:10 AM –

11:35 AM PT

Main Stage

Richard Socher, Chief Scientist and EVPSalesforce

The Power & Responsibility of AI: How Salesforce is helping create Impactful Business Innovation leveraging AI

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT

Main Stage

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PT

Main Stage

To Be Announced 

To Be Announced 

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM PT 

Tech Showcase​

  1. Igor Jablokov, CEO & FounderPryon; Augmented Intelligence: Automating AI model deployment

  2. Mady Mantha, Senior AI EvangelistRasa.com; Empowering citizen developers in NLP & democratizing it for all makers in developer-friendly workflows

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM PT 

Virtual Networking & Lunch Break – Refuel and connect virtually with industry executives

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – How media and entertainment companies are leveraging AI to bring the best content to your screens.

1:30 PM –

2:15 PM PT 

 Conversational

AI

Panel

Barak Turovsky, Director of ProductGoogle AI; and more to be announced 

Titan Panel: What's next in Convo AI? Big trends in AI/ML such as explainability, fairness, security, & automation and their effect on Conversational AI/ Virtual Agents

2:15 PM –

2:45 PM PT 

 Conversational

AI

Presentation

Lilian Rincon, Senior Director of Product ManagementGoogle Assistant
How to make sure your AI agent can ‘Hold the Conversation’. The importance of data, design, and deployment

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM PT

Virtual Networking & Break  Stand up, stretch, grab a coffee or tea and connect with speakers and attendees virtually 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout More power to AI: How Energy & Utility companies are leveraging AI to solve challenges such as safety and conservation of resources.

3:00 PM –

3:45 PM PT  

 Conversational

AI

Presentation

Brett Butterfield, Director of Software DevelopmentAdobe – Sensei & Search;

Dr. Alan Nichol, CTO & co-founderRasa.com
Case Study: How to build a state-of-the-art enterprise-grade virtual agent (beyond rules-based, and understanding intent), what should be the enterprise data-lake strategy, that allows a virtual agent to pull data from across systems to delight customers and employees across silos.

3:45 PM –

4:15 PM PT 

 Conversational

AI

To Be Announced

Friday

July 17th

Day 3: IoT & AI at the Edge, and Computer Vision Summit

9:00 AM –

9:15 AM PT

Main Stage

9:15 AM –

9:40 AM PT

Main Stage

Zoubin Ghahramani, Chief ScientistUber
How Uber is leveraging AI on the edge and Computer Vision to deliver a better product to its users with greater privacy and lower latency

Fireside Chat 

Jeremy King, SVP of TechnologyPinterest
The New Intelligent Avatar of the Catalog; How Pinterest is leveraging computer vision to create inspirational shopping journeys

9:40 AM –

10:05 AM PT

Main Stage

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Main Stage

Presentation with Intel AI

10:30 AM –

10:45 AM PT

Virtual Networking & Break  Stand up, stretch, grab a coffee or tea and connect with speakers and attendees virtually 

10:30 AM –

11:15 AM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – How industrial and manufacturing are making products faster, better, and cheaper leveraging AI technologies such as robotics, computer vision, and IoT at the edge.

10:45 AM –

11:10 AM PT

Main Stage

To Be Announced

11:10 AM –

11:35 AM PT

Main Stage

To Be Announced

11:35 AM – 11:55 AM PT 

Tech Showcase​

  1. LatentAI, Inc.; Co-Founder and CEO, Jags Kandaswamy; LEIP Platform; Deploying Deep Learning models on the Edge

  2. Streamlit; CEO & Co-Founder, Adrien Treuille; A minimal framework for powerful CV apps such as real time object detection, & face-GAN explorer

Virtual Networking & Lunch Break – Refuel and connect virtually with industry executives

11:55 AM – 12:40 PM PT 

11:55 AM –

12:40 PM PT

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – Harvesting AI: How Food & Agriculture companies are using AI algorithms and drone technology to deliver healthier and more affordable food to the world’s population.

12:40 PM –

1:25 PM PT 

  IoT & AI

at the Edge / Computer Vision

Panel 

The big technology trends in IOT/ AI at the Edge & Computer Vision and what the convergence of various technologies mean for business applications

1:25 PM –

1:55 PM PT  

  IoT & AI

at the Edge / Computer Vision

Presentation

Kunle Olukotun, Chief Technologist & Co-FounderSambaNova Systems and Cadence Design Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceStanford University
How edge compute, IOT and AI are giving companies better, real-time intelligence and helping with digital transformation

1:55 PM –

2:40 PM PT  

Executive Forum

Executive Roundtable Breakout – Harvesting AI: How Food & Agriculture companies are using AI algorithms and drone technology to deliver healthier and more affordable food to the world’s population.

1:55 PM –

2:10 PM PT  

Virtual Networking & Break  Stand up, stretch, grab a coffee or tea and connect with speakers and attendees virtually 

2:10 PM –

2:35 PM PT 

  IoT & AI

at the Edge / Computer Vision

Presentation

Vaibhav Vavilala, Technical DirectorPixar Animation Studios
How convolutional neural nets can deliver high-quality UHD content using less than half the datacenter footprint in animated films

2:35 PM –

3:00 PM PT 

  IoT & AI

at the Edge / Computer Vision

Presentation

Amit Phadnis, Chief Digital OfficerGE Healthcare
A customer case about getting ROI from investing in computer vision 

2:35 PM –

3:00 PM PT 

  IoT & AI

at the Edge / Computer Vision

Presentation

Cesar Romeo, Principal ML EngineerUnity Technologies
How Synthetic Datasets Generated by a Game Engine Can Help Train Real-World Computer Vision Models

3:25 PM –

3:40 PM PT 

Main Stage

Closing remarks

Matt Marshall, CEOVentureBeat

Transform 202o

When? July 15-17, 2020

Hosted Online
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