Thursday 23.11.2023 – Generative AI: What is it and Why Should You Care? – Stephen Brobst

on Thursday 23 November at 15:50 (3:50 PM) Helsinki time. Teams meeting.

Torstaina 23.11. klo 15:50 (Teams lobby) 16:00 tapahtumaohjelma alkaa –

Linkki lähetetään ilmoittautuneille ennen tapahtumaa. Link to be sent to registered participants before the event.

Sisään 15:50 alkaen – Teams lobby, aulatila,

16:00 (Helsinki time) – Tervetuloa! Welcome! –

Stephen Brobst – Generative AI: What is it and Why Should You Care?

Artificial Intelligence has reached a new plateau of capability with the advent of Generative AI. The field of Artificial Intelligence has been around for many decades and has experienced multiple cycles of hype peaks characterized by unreasonable expectation of life-changing capability as well as troughs of disillusionment where confidence in its value proposition have been severely questioned (“AI Winters”). This talk will discuss why we should be paying attention to Generative AI – for both its amazing possibilities as well as its potential pitfalls. This discussion will explain, in plain terms, why Generative AI is different than previous instantiations of AI technology and how we can harness these capabilities for practical uses to deliver business value.

Stephen is the CTO for Teradata. He performed his graduate work in computer science at MIT where his Masters and PhD research focused on high-performance parallel processing. He also completed an MBA with joint course and thesis work at the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has dozens of patents and hundreds of publications in the areas of data management and machine learning. Stephen is a TDWI Fellow and has been on the faculty of The Data Warehousing Institute since 1996. During Barack Obama’s first term he was appointed to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) where he worked on development of the Big Data strategy for the US government. In 2014, at the height of the Big Data phenomenon, he was ranked by ExecRank as the #4 CTO in the USA (behind the CTOs from, Tesla Motors, and Intel) out of a pool of 10,000+ CTOs.

Stephen Brobst

– tapahtumamme päättyy noin 17:30. Our event ends at about 5:30 pm Helsinki time.

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Tervetuloa! Welcome!

Petri Hakanen, puheenjohtaja