Slalom consulting is holding an in-person AI event in partnership with AWS, Databricks and Tableau. Whether you are a beginner or a Veteran, this event will help you to take you and your organization to the next level in AI maturity. Since this is an in-person event, you will have the opportunity to network with AI experts and business leaders in Toronto.
3:00PM - Cocktails and registration
3:30PM - Presentation and Q&A
5:00PM - Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres & social networking
6:30PM - Departure
Visit this page to register for this event.
Meet the speakers
Jennetta George | Global AI Leader | Slalom
Jennetta George is a Global AI Leader at Slalom, with over a decade of experience working in data science. Jennetta comes from a public sector background, specializing on building NLP and predictive graph database solutions. She now focuses on helping executives and team leads unlock maximal potential from AI solutions across different industries and verticals, as well as helping to educate and enable data scientists on her teams.
Rebecca Gonzales | Sr. Consultant, Responsible AI | AWS
Rebecca Gonzales is a Sr. Consultant for Responsible AI at Amazon Web Services. Before her current role, she spent more than 20 years in the technology sector, has mentored international startups and women entrepreneurs, and was an entrepreneur running her own marketing consultancy. She is passionate about using technology to improve people’s lives.
Amir Meimand | Principal Solution Engineering | Tableau
Amir Meimand is a Principal Solution Engineering at the strategic solution team focusing on Data Science and Machine Learning joining Tableau on 2019. Amir has 10+ years experience in building, deploying, and applying advanced analytics to solve enterprise business problems. Previously, he was the director of Data Science at Zilliant, a SaaS company providing machine learning solutions for B2B industries, lately acquired by Madison Dearborn. Amir’s current area of focus is scaling advanced analytics solutions by democratizing data science and machine learning. Amir holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research from Pennsylvania State University, 2013.
Reid Oliver | Regional Sales Director | Databricks
Reid leads the Canada East Enterprise team at Databricks. His team covers Retail, Technology, Manufacturing/Energy, Communications, and Public Sector. Prior to joining Databricks, Reid spent 3+ years at Splunk helping to develop the Canadian market.
Alex Terado | Solutions Architect | Databricks
Alex is a Solutions Architect at Databricks. In his role at Databricks, Alex works with customers to solve complex use cases leveraging Data Engineering, Machine Learning, and Cloud Architecture best practices. His current focus is on partnering with Canadian retail customers to derive value from their Databricks footprint. Prior to Databricks, Alex spent 3 years at SAS working on the Data Science and Financial Services teams, as well as a year as a Data Analyst at a start-up in Kingston.
Mark Persaud | Solution Engineering Leader, D&A and AI | Slalom
Mark has spent 25+ years working collaboratively with clients, practitioners, and partners to define and deliver transformational data and analytics initiatives. He played the role of Chief Data Officer at a Major Canadian Bank and is a board member at DAMA Toronto. Mark is a frequent conference speaker and lecturer on the trends, value, and leading practices implementation of Data Management and Governance, Architecture, and AI. At Slalom, he leads the Solution Engineering competency for D&A, working closely with our practices, partners, and data-driven organizations to strategize, build, and operationalize data and analytics capabilities that improve customer experiences, help mange risks, and grow businesses.