Abstract: Artificial intelligence (AI) can transform products, customer experiences, and entire business models. But data architecture, deep learning, natural language processing, and so on are only part of the AI journey. Putting AI to work requires a holistic view, from the way you incorporate data science into your organization, to the approach you take to product and experience design, to the makeup of the teams who execute your strategy.
Entrusted with the rich financial data of 50 million customers, Intuit is in a unique position to take advantage of AI to help solve some of the biggest financial pain points for consumers and small businesses. Drawing upon real-world experiences at Intuit, Ashok Srivastava explains how to make your organization AI ready, determine the right AI applications for your business and products, and accelerate your AI efforts with speed and scale.
Bio: Ashok N. Srivastava, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer at Intuit. He is responsible for setting the vision and direction for large-scale machine learning and AI across the enterprise to help power prosperity across the world. He is hiring hundreds of people in machine learning, AI, and related areas at all levels.
Previously, he was Vice President of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Systems and the Chief Data Scientist at Verizon. His global team focuses on building new revenue-generating products and services powered by big data and artificial intelligence. He is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford in the Electrical Engineering Department and is the Editor-in-Chief of the AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems. Ashok is a Fellow of the IEEE, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).