The AI in Action podcast breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives. Powered by Alldus International, the premium AI Workforce Solutions, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI across the world.
ServiceNow Series E22: John Janek, Chief Technologist at Dev Technology Group
Today's guests are John Janek, Chief Technologist at Dev Technology Group in Virginia. Dev Technology is an information technology services company delivering mission-critical applications and systems that protect and serve American citizens. They are an experienced small business that specializes in application and system development efforts, database consulting, and infrastructure management implementations.
Dev Technology’s core competencies include web-based application development and system modernization using XML, Java/JEE, SharePoint, .Net, ColdFusion and Web Services for mission and business support-focused projects, business process management, and workflow implementations. They also specialize in Oracle and SQL Server database administration, database management support and account administration.
In the episode, John will tell you about:
Who are Dev Technology & the value they add to customers,
Tech trends he is seeing within the Government sector,
The future of Digital Transformation within the industry,
Transitioning into roles between the public & private sectors,
Advice when embarking on your Digital Transformation journey
How ServiceNow can create impact in the Government sector &
Use cases of the success Dev Technology have brought to customers
E208 Cihan Aksakal, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Zenjob
Today's guest is Cihan Aksakal, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Zenjob in Berlin. Founded in 2015, Zenjob uses its own software technology that enables companies to connect with students faster and faster. Companies flexibly request staff in an online booking tool and then students are automatically matched with these jobs in a mobile app, in which they then decide who to apply for. Zenjob's corporate vision is to “individually shape your work life.”
The uniqueness of Zenjob lies in the automation of the entire staffing and job management process. Zenjob now places more than 12,000 jobs with students every month and has grown from a startup to a rapidly growing technological staffing company over the past few years. Their goal is to simplify staffing for companies, job searching for talent and to offer the best possible service on the market with new intelligent functions.
In the episode, Cihan will discuss:
The impact Zenjob are making in the recruitment sector,
How they are using new technologies to improve the user experience,
The benefits their platform brings to customers and
What the future looks like within the industry
E207 Chris Keune, VP of Data Product & Insights at Kargo
Today's guest is Chris Keune, VP of Data Product & Insights at Kargo in New York. Kargo provides brands, agencies and advertisers with a transparent, brand-safe mobile environment. This unique ecosystem is a hand-picked editorial alliance of 70 of the most highly-respected publishers in the industry, reaching 100% of US smartphone users with captivating advertising that's proven to work.
In the episode, Chris will tell you about:
How they are applying Data Science & Analytics at Kargo,
Use cases of the impact they are making in the AdTech sector,
Challenges they needed to overcome,
How the Data Science team is set up for success,
Plans for further growth & what the future looks like for Kargo &
His 3 top tips when applying to Data Science opportunities
E206 Charles Fisher, Founder & CEO at Unlearn.AI
Today's guest is Charles Fisher, Founder & CEO at Unlearn.AI in San Francisco. Founded in 2017, Unlearn.AI helps biopharma companies develop drugs more ethically and efficiently by leveraging generative machine learning models to reduce the number of patients required for placebo controls in clinical trials. They enable clinical trials that are twice as fast, require fewer patients, produce better evidence about therapeutic efficacy, and in which fewer patients need to be given placebos.
In the episode, Charles will tell you about:
The motivation for setting up Unlearn.AI,
How they have evolved and the interesting work they do within healthcare,
How the Data Science team is structured for success,
Challenges they need to overcome,
Plans for growth and what the future looks like and
Advice to Data Scientists transitioning from academia into industry
ServiceNow Series E21: TJ Gryziec, Co-Founder/Chief Product Officer & Jarod Mundt, VP of Engineering at Clear Skye
Today's guests are TJ Gryziec, Chief Product Officer & Jarod Mundt VP of Engineering at Clear Skye in San Francisco. Founded in 2015, Clear Skye delivers a complete Identity and Access Governance (IAG) solution built on the ServiceNow platform. It provides employee lifecycle automation, access requests, access certifications and business intelligence.
Clear Skye allows for complete integration of governance and business processes, which supports the explosion of applications and complex workflow needs. Additionally, it automatically works with other key applications on the ServiceNow platform, providing deeper insight and a more effective bridge between the business and IT.
In the episode, TJ and Jarod will tell you about:
The interesting work they do with Clear Skye,
Tipping points and key learned during their career to date,
The problems they are solving at Clear Skye,
Macro-trends they are seeing in the industry,
Advice to senior leaders when looking to bring in ServiceNow,
Why Clear Skye is a great place to work and
What the future holds for ServiceNow
E205 Diyva Bokaria, Head of Data & Analytics at Zattoo
Today's guest is Diyva Bokaria, Head of Data & Analytics at Zattoo in Berlin, who are designing the future of both live and on-demand television. Since its start in 2006, Zattoo brings a huge selection of sports events, movies and TV series across various devices and platforms. In addition, their B2B team delivers TV and VOD solutions to cable operators, internet service providers and many others, thus positioning Zattoo as a top-notch technology partner. Zattoo's vision is to create a new TV experience independent of location, time and device.
Divya has over 10 years of experience in Business Intelligence, Analytics, Strategy and IT Product. She is enthusiastic about leading data and analytics teams as well as infusing a culture of data-driven decision-making within organizations and their products through self-service analytics, advanced analytical algorithms and Machine Learning. She is also passionate about gender diversity in the workplace and believes data can help a lot in the journey for women empowerment and workplace equality.
In the episode, Divya will discuss:
How she got into the world of Data & Machine Learning,
The interesting work they do at Zattoo,
The value of data and self-service analytics,
Use cases of leveraging Machine Learning at Zattoo,
Challenges of applying AI in industry &
Educating people to drive data-driven decision making
There is a lot of AI podcasts out there and this is one of the best ones. Really enjoyed the Peter Voss podcast but so many different topics to enjoy here. Keep up the great work! 😄