Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County – How is Digital Transformation Shaping our Region?
Technological innovations like artificial intelligence and automation are impacting how businesses are looking to the future investments in their organizations, and their industries as a whole. Software robotics (i.e. RPA = Robotic Process Automation), and data analytics technology are permeating just about every aspect of business going forward, and companies are seeking answers for where they should be investing in the rapidly changing environment happening around them.
We will be taking a close look at how industries like transportation, aerospace, trade & logistics, manufacturing, and banking are adapting to this new horizon and the impact on businesses in the future.
Mike Quindazzi, Managing Director & US Digital Leader for PwC
Mike Quindazzi is managing director and the U.S. digital alliances leader for PwC. He has 30 years invested in gathering industry experience and crafting his management consulting abilities, leading teams and global companies on innovation, strategy and transformational initiatives.
He is a keynote speaker on the global megatrends that are shaping future paths for business and society and focuses on the eight emerging technologies essential to the enterprise by 2020. Mike was recognized by Onalytica as a top 10 influencer for fintech as well as augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and digital transformation.
In addition to leading digital transformation initiatives for the world’s leading enterprises, Mike currently serves on the executive committee at the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, leading a number of important economic development initiatives. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Montclair State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was granted honorary membership from the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Kristin Lennox, Technical Head of Industrial IOT at Beyond Limits
Kristin Lennox will share her expertise on how Beyond Limits is creating automated solutions with human-like powers of reasoning that magnify the talents and capabilities of humans. Their breakthrough cognitive technology goes beyond conventional AI, blending deep learning and machine learning tools together with symbolic Artificial Intelligence that emulate human intuition to produce cognitive intelligence.
Artificial Intelligence technology is not intended to replace people or their jobs. AI’s job is to take on tasks – difficult, tedious, repetitive, sometimes dangerous, remote, or in challenging environments – so people can work on more important things. Over time, cognitive AI agents can be trusted to interpret their surroundings accurately, analyze real-time data and compare with historical data. They reason like humans to develop strategies, formulate hypotheses, test ideas, predict problems, determine solutions, and carry out remedies to solve problems. AI is intended to magnify the talent, capability, and opportunity of people in a symbiotic partnership, not to replace human talent.
You will not want to miss hearing from Kristin how AI technology can be utilized in your business as a tool to perceive, understand, correlate, learn, teach, reason and solve problems faster than your existing business solutions.
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