Capital One & NYC Media Lab are excited to bring youa new speaker series where we'll be bringing together researchers & industry leaders to stimulate discussion on the future of machine learning & AI & real-world applications.This series will dive deep into various aspects of machine learning, such as the unprecedented impact on businesses & new considerations, challenges & opportunities that the technology will bring.
Please join us on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 when renowned author & researcher, Tom Davenport, will be kicking off this series at the New York Stock Exchange. Throughout this presentation Tom will:
Examine how cutting-edge AI is being applied throughout businesses using real-world context.
Outline successful machine learning adoption strategies & techniques that can give businesses a competitive advantage & inform better decisions.
Navigate through the AI media hype to reveal AI's true value & capabilities.
Discuss how the technology will soon help redefine business as we know it.
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Doors Open, Networking & Refreshments
6:30 pm - 7:20 pm Keynote Presentation
7:20 pm - 7:30 pm Q&A
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm Cocktail & Networking Reception
Admission is free, but seating is limited. RSVP by Monday, March 25.
Select References for Tom Davenport
Harvard Business Review: Artificial Intelligence for the Real World
Forbes: Predicting the Future of AI from Bellwether Companies
Forbes: Chief Data Officers Have to Pick Their Shots
MIT Press: The AI Advantage: How to Put the Artificial Intelligence Revolution to Work
About Our Speaker
Tom Davenport is the President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology & Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy, & a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He has written or edited twenty books & over 250 print or digital articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, & many other publications. He earned his Ph.D from Harvard University & has taught at the Harvard Business School, the University of Chicago, the Tuck School of Business, Boston University, & the University of Texas at Austin.One of Harvard Business Review's most frequently published authors, Tom has been at the forefront of the Process Innovation, Knowledge Management, & Analytics & Big Data movements. He pioneered the concept of competing on analytics with his 2006 Harvard Business Review article & his 2007 book by the same name. Since then, he has continued to provide cutting-edge insights on how companies can use analytics & big data to their advantage, & then on artificial intelligence. Tom's book, co-authored with Julia Kirby, Only Humans Need Apply: Winners & Losers in the Age of Smart Machines, offers tangible tools for individuals who need to work with cognitive technologies & in his latest book, The AI Advantage: How to Put the Artificial Intelligence Revolution to Work, he provides a guide to using artificial technologies in business.Harvard Business Review editors highlighted his latest ideas in the 10 Must Reads 2017: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year & again in the 2019 issue. One of his articles is also in the new 10 Must Reads on AI, Analytics, & the New Machine Age. Tom was also named one of ten "Top Voices" by LinkedIn--in 2016 for Education, & in 2018 for Technology. He has also been named one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry, & one of the world's top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.
About Capital One
At Capital One, we dare to dream, disrupt & deliver a better way. Our goal is simple - bring ingenuity, simplicity, & humanity to an industry ripe for change. Founder-led, Capital One is on a mission to help people live their best lives & build one of America's leading information-based technology companies.
About NYC Media Lab
NYC Media Lab connects media & technology companies with New York City's universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship & talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYC Media Lab funds prototyping projects that foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media. The Combine, an early stage accelerator for emerging media & technology startups, is currently in its fourth year. For more information about NYC Media Lab, visit www.nycmedialab.org.