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Expert Panel: Putting Machine Learning Models to Work in Your Organization

Webinar Speaker: James Kobielus, Senior Research Director, Data Management

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. PT, 3:00 p.m. ET

Machine learning (ML) is the core of intelligent applications in the 21st-century economy. ML’s data-driven models power enterprises’ most mission-critical decision support, process automation, and customer engagement applications.

In this panel, TDWI senior research director James Kobielus will lead data industry experts in a discussion of how enterprises are putting ML models to work in their organizations. They will discuss such issues as:

  • What investments should enterprises make to drive greater scale, speed, and automation in ML operationalization (MLOps) pipelines?
  • What MLOps functions should be automated and which are best left partially or entirely reliant on the hands-on wizardry of professional data scientists?
  • When should enterprises consider converging their MLOps siloes with their organizations’ data engineering infrastructures?
  • How should enterprises evolve their MLOps practices and platforms to enable the next generation of ML-driven autonomous, robotics, embedded, and edge applications?

Guest Speakers

Joel T. McKelvey
Vice President of Product and Partner Marketing

Joel T. McKelvey is VP of product and partner marketing at Sisu, the AI and ML-powered Decision Intelligence Engine that analyzes data at machine scale. A former product manager at Google and leader of product marketing at Looker, he has an extensive background in data and analytics, including business intelligence, database and data storage, and analytics deployment models.

He holds master’s degrees from Columbia University and UC Berkeley as well as certificates from the California Institute of Technology, the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Cisco, VMware, and others.

Andreas Welsch
Vice President and Head of Marketing and Solutions – Artificial Intelligence

Andreas Welsch defines the commercial and GTM strategy for artificial intelligence at SAP. He has been a trusted advisor to C-level executives, senior management, and domain experts across lines of business and industries in more than 80 innovation projects. Most recently, Andreas has accelerated AI and intelligent automation innovation in SAP’s flagship ERP product, SAP S/4HANA, and created an AI mindset across SAP’s largest product engineering unit.

Throughout the past 20 years in the software industry, Andreas has held several roles spanning product and solution management, corporate strategy and M&A, board office staff, new business incubation, and IT project management. He holds an MBA from Europäische Fernhochschule Hamburg and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule in Germany.

Andreas shares his experience on setting up and scaling AI and automation initiatives via his “Intelligence Briefing” series on LinkedIn.

James Kobielus

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