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September 20, 2016: Machine Learning – CEOs & Founders Share Their Journey Toward Artificial Intelligence – At Facebook in Seattle

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Dear Seattle & Pacific NW BI/DW and Analytics Professionals,
Dear TDWI Seattle & Pacific NW BI/DW and Analytics Professionals, 
We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI Seattle meeting on Tuesday 9/20/2016. Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Please see our detailed meeting agenda below.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 5:30pm – 8:30pm PST



Facebook – Seattle 
1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
(West side of Dexter Ave between Highland Dr. & Aloha St.)
 First Floor Conference Room


Machine Learning: CEOs & Founders Share Their Journey To AI

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5:30 – 6:30pm

Registration, Arrivals, Networking, Catered Food/Beverages

6:30 – 6:45pm

Introductions and Chapter Business

6:45 – 7:45pm

Shashank Agarwal, CEO & Founder (Hopdata)
Daniela Braga, CEO & Co-Founder (DefinedCrowd)


Machine Learning is driving technology and humanity into places we previously reserved to be science fiction.

Two CEOs & Founders of pioneering Seattle startups are building the future before our very eyes.

Come listen to these leaders share what they’ve learned as we draw closer and closer to crossing the chasm into Artificial Intelligence.

TDWI Seattle welcomes you into the minds of trailblazing, C-suite executives for an engaging presentation and Q&A session on what is coming next for technology.

7:45 – 8:00pm

Questions and Answers

8:00 – 8:30pm

Raffle & Drawings for Door Prizes – Closing Comments





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Space is limited so sign up early!

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Bios of Presenters

Shashank Agarwal – CEO & Founder - Hopdata
Hopdata is a service that makes it easy for developers of all skill levels to use machine learning technology. Hopdata provides visualization tools and wizards that guide you through the process of creating machine learning (ML) models without having to learn complex ML algorithms and technology. Once your models are ready, Hopdata makes it easy to obtain predictions for your application using simple APIs, without having to implement custom prediction generation code or manage any infrastructure.

Daniela Braga – CEO & Co-Founder - DefinedCrowd
DefinedCrowd is an intelligent data platform for AI. DefinedCrowd combines Crowd-as-a-Service and Machine Learning to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling. Built by people with expertise in speech and natural language processing technology, the DefinedCrowd platform leverages machine learning, data science and modern crowdsourcing techniques to enable enterprises to easily manage their global data collection and data enrichment efforts.

Upcoming Meetings


TDWI Seattle will be hosting future events:
*Graph Database Technology (November 2016)
We are always looking for exciting topics/speakers to share with our group. Please contact President Matthew Spencer if you would like to suggest an idea. Thank you.

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