Date(s) - Thursday, August 9, 2018
8:00 am - 10:30 am





Is AI in your Analytics Future?

Artificial Intelligence – and in particular today Machine Learning certainly has a lot to offer. With its promise of automating mundane tasks as well as offering creative insight, industries in every sector from banking to healthcare and manufacturing are reaping the benefits.

At our next ALN Executive Forum event, you were hear how two analytics leaders are looking to leverage AI and machine learning in their business. Don’t miss this opportunity to see if AI should be in your analytics future.

Join your peer leaders in analytics, business intelligence, and data management for another great session of professional networking, collaboration, thought leadership and best practice sharing.  This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss – so sign up today!

Executive Forum Agenda:

8:00 AM Networking Breakfast
8:45 AM Event Kick-off and Announcements
9:00 AM Speaker #1
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Cleaning and Structuring of External Data for Analytics Using Machine Learning and Crowdsourcing

Learn how Food Genius is helping US Foods move away from a focus on predictions and decision-making based mainly on internal data, toward analyses that take advantage of external data to present a clearer view of our opportunities and uncover forward-looking insights, in near-real time.

David Falck – Executive Director at Food Genius (a US Foods Company)

David Falck is an Executive Director at US Foods and leads the Food Genius team of senior data scientists and software engineers to provide real-time, actionable insights and analytics to power decision making by our sellers and customers. David has a software development and start-up background that he relies on heavily to guide the evolution of US Foods’ data science and R&D efforts.

9:45 AM Speaker #2
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Machine Learning in Financial Services: How to Get It Done

Andy Curtis will provide an overview on robotics, machine learning, and cognitive computing in the context of operation and process optimization. He will further discuss the benefits and challenges around implementing and maintaining machine learning-based systems.

Andrew Curtis – Senior Vice President of Analytics at Northern Trust

Andy is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust where he leads an enterprise analytics team focused on leveraging data to enhance Northern Trust’s profitability. Prior to his current role, Andy led marketing and analytics teams at General Re-New England Asset Management, JP Morgan, and Y&R/Wunderman. He has helped organizations across many industries enhance the utilization and segmentation of client data to create more profitable relationships. Andy received his Bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University of Chicago

10:30 AM Event Wrap-up

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