The AI in Action series of The Alldus Podcast breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
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E344 Constantine Boyadjiev, MD, Global Risk & Compliance Analytics Practice Lead at Protiviti
Today's guest is Constantine Boyadjiev, Managing Director, Global Risk & Compliance Analytics Practice Lead at Protiviti. Founded in 2002, Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti provides clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit through their network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.
Operating at the intersection of data engineering, advanced analytics and cutting-edge technology, Constantine enables clients across industries extract data-driven insights, translate such into risk decisioning, and immunize against current and emerging threat vectors. He leads a global team of high performing data scientists and analytic thought leaders, while architecting cross-industry strategies, building assets and developing capabilities to combat today’s disparate vulnerabilities across a variety of domains and risk typologies.
In the episode, Constantine will discuss:
Interesting roles he’s held over the years,
The interesting work they do at Protiviti,
What his role in Global risk and compliance analytics involves,
An insight into the data team and current projects,
Use cases of the benefits that the bring to clients, and
What the working culture is like at Protiviti
E343 William Santana Li, CEO at Knightscope
Today's guest is William Santana Li, CEO at Knightscope in Mountain View, CA. Founded in 2013, Knightscope is a leader in the development of autonomous security capabilities and on target to disrupt the $500 billion security industry. Knightscope leverages unique technology that combines next generation functionalities including self-driving, robotics and artificial intelligence. The company builds Autonomous Security Robots that are designed to provide 24/7/365 security to a variety of locations that include places where people live, work, visit and study.
Knightscope's ASRs have been proven to enhance safety across a range of locations including hospitals, corporations, school campuses, entertainment venues, logistics and storage facilities, and manufacturing plants. Knightscope's ASRs are highly cost-effective and may be deployed to enhance traditional security systems and law enforcement functions. Knightscope's ASR solutions can be customized to suit specific needs of the location of deployment to enhance security and safety while also providing customer assistance capabilities.
In the episode, William will discuss:
The work Knightscope do in fighting crime,
The impact they are making in the industry,
Behind-the-scenes on how the technology all comes together,
What excites him for the future of Knightscope,
Their business model and engaging with enterprise customers,
Use cases of where Knightscope can be deployed &
Exciting opportunities to work with Knightscope
E342 Bibhrajit Halder, Founder and CEO at SafeAI
Today's guest is Bibhrajit Halder, Founder and CEO at SafeAI in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 2017, SafeAI are accelerating the World's Transition to Autonomous Mining and Construction. Safe AI's open and interoperable solution is giving off-highway equipment owners access to vehicle-agnostic autonomy that previously didn't exist. The significant value of this is demonstrated through gains in increased worksite productivity, safety and cost savings.
Enabled by autonomy, each vehicle can add approximately 1,000 additional hours of productivity per year. It’s the difference between capital projects being completed in four years instead of five, and significantly under or over budget. This is the beginning of a new era for heavy industry an era that is smarter, safer and more productive than ever. SafeAI is at the forefront of this movement to transition heavy industry to connected and autonomous worksites.
In the episode, Bibhrajit will discuss:
The interesting work they do at SafeAI,
How he has seen the autonomous industry evolve over the past 20 years,
Behind the scenes into how they are using AI,
Use cases of the benefits they bring to customers,
What excites him for the future of SafeAI &
Exciting opportunities to join the team at SafeAI
E341 Brett DiNatale, SVP Head of Commercial Analytic Solutions at PRECISIONxtract
Today's guest is Brett DiNatale, Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial Analytic Solutions at PRECISIONxtract. Founded in 2017, PRECISIONxtract accelerates value realization by enabling data science, leveraging analytics and innovating with technology to transform the way we connect with customers. The company's seasoned team of industry experts leverages best-in-class data mining, innovative analytic methodologies, deep customer knowledge and state-of-the-art strategic frameworks to create high-yield, actionable solutions.
Brett leads a team of data scientists, solution architects and analytic consultants to design optimal analytic solutions to their clients' business needs. His role is to lead the vision for and execution of innovative analytical methods addressing strategic commercial needs for clients. Whether it's building analytic evidence for a point in time strategy, designing and building a BI platform or leveraging advanced methods to answer business questions, they can provide a right-sized solution.
In the episode, Brett will discuss:
The work they are doing in the pharmaceuticals sector,
Typical projects his team work on in Commercial Analytic Solutions,
Benefits their products bring to customers such as predicting patient behavior,
Current structure and working culture of the team,
What the future holds for PRECISIONxtract,and
What they look for when growing the team
E340 Semih Korkmaz, Co-Founder at Stoovo
Today's guest is Semih Korkmaz, Co-Founder at Stoovo in San Francisco. Founded in 2018, Stoovo believe you should never be limited when it comes to opportunities. Everyone deserves to be in control of their finances and the way they work. That's why the Stoovo app empowers people to work and earn on their own terms.
In the episode, Semih will discuss:
The origins & current work they do at Stoovo,
An insight into the problems they are solving for customers,
The role of AI and it’s impact in the business,
Current projects the team are working on,
Plans for growth and what the future holds, and
What he learned from building a startup
E339 Ben Tengelsen, VP of Data Science at IntelyCare
Today's guest is Ben Tengelsen, VP of Data Science at IntelyCare in Greater Boston, MA. Founded in 2014, IntelyCare are the leading tech-enabled nurse staffing platform for healthcare organizations in the U.S. Through their AI-based platform, they schedule and match nursing professionals with open assignments at 1,600+ organizations across the country. In doing so, they provide nurses and nursing assistants with unprecedented flexibility in their work lives, while at the same time empowering healthcare organizations to take control of how they manage nursing staff.
Ben leads a team of data scientists and analysts in their mission to generate as much value as possible from IntelyCare's data. They are experts at statistical and predictive modeling, but are also fullstack engineers when it comes to scaling and deploying models. Projects include a state-of-the-art pricing algorithm (AI based, learns in real time), a powerful recommendation engine (used for both in-app recommendations and targeted messaging), and various forecasting algorithms to manage things like on-call pools, engagement campaigns and last-minute requests.
In the episode, Ben will discuss:
The work IntelyCare do helping nurses,
How they use data at IntelyCare,
The role of Machine Learning & Data Science within the platform,
What it’s like to be part of the Data Science team,
The impact of Covid-19 within the business, and
Plans for growth & what the future holds for IntelyCare
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! 😄