The AI in Business Podcast is for functional business leaders who need to find AI opportunities, align AI capabilities with strategy, and deliver ROI.
Each week, Emerj founder Daniel Faggella interviews top AI executives from Fortune 500 firms and unicorn startups - and uncovers trends, use-cases, and best practices for practical AI adoption.
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[AI Futures - S2E1] Stephen Wolfram on the Future Impact of AI on Everyday Life
In the first episode of this 8 part AI Futures series, we look into the Future of the Human Experience. How is AI going to change the way day-to-day life looks and feels for humanity. Our first guest in this series is Stephen Wolfram, founder, and CEO of Wolfram Research. Stephen needs little to no introduction. He was working in quantum field research at the age of 15 and was the youngest recipient of the McArthur fellowship at age 21. This interview is over an hour-long, with Stephen's most profound thoughts on how AI will fundamentally alter our day-to-day lives. Stephen also provides his views on computation, blockchain, and some tangible examples of what the future might look like. If you've enjoyed or benefited from some of the insights of this episode, consider leaving us a five-star review on Apple podcasts, and let us know what you learned, found helpful, or liked most about this show!
Using Google's Model for AI Maturity to Improve Your AI Readiness - with Pallab Deb of Google Cloud
Today’s guest is Pallab Deb, the Head of Partner Solutions & AI Partnerships at Google Cloud. Previously headed up AI division at WePro, one of the world’s most prominent global IT and tech service providers. Pallab Deb will be talking about how Google assesses AI readiness and maturity and discusses their model in place. He also talks about how to apply the model in assessing the AI readiness of a company. If you want to explore AI readiness for your business or client, then it is worth checking out today’s podcast! Pallab Deb is also a guest in our AI Consulting Podcast, which focuses more on starting and growing an AI Consulting company, with insights from figures from large companies to smaller organizations. If you enjoyed this podcast, then you are also welcome to check out our AI Consulting podcast at emerj.com/ai-consulting-podcast
Smart Data Infrastructure and the Future of Enterprise AI - with Rudina Seseri of Glasswing Ventures
Today's guest is Rudina Seseri, founder and managing partner of Glasswing Ventures, a VC firm in the Boston area focused on AI and startups. This week, she's here to share her insights on what smart data infrastructure represents and how it could shape the future of enterprise AI. Rudina delves deeper into this topic and focuses more precisely on the ecosystem needed to breathe life into AI and bring it ever closer to companies. This hypothesis-oriented interview is probably one of the most exciting so far as we discuss the future of technology with Rudina. If you're an AI consultant and want to drive more value for your customers or a business leader and want to know what AI can do for you, join Emerj Plus at emerj.com/p1
AI's Customer Experience Potential in Financial Services - with Ricardo Panaggio of Daitan
Today's guest is Ricardo Panaggio, Data Scientist at Daitan, ranked by the Financial Times as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. Ricardo speaks to us this week about financial services. Expressly, some particular use-cases in open banking and external data sources represent some interesting indicators as to where financial services and AI are headed together. We like to make things tangible and add a variety of perspectives, and the perspective of the services will be interesting for you. This episode is sponsored by Daitan. If you are interested in reaching Emerj's audience and learn more about our creative services and how brands work with Emerj, our sponsored content options and our go-to-market services for AI vendors and service provides, you can go to emerj.com/ad1
Streamlining Financial Reporting with AI and NLG - with Emmanuel Walckenaer of YSEOP
Today's guest is Emmanual Walckenaer, CEO of YSEOP, a company based in Paris and focused on Natural Language Generation. Emmanuel speaks to us today about workflows where automating reporting really delivers value, and we talk about two, in particular, one of which is credit risk. Understanding and assessing it, and what does that process look like today? What kind of data and insights are required, and where does AI fit into the mix? And we also look at improving report quality for people that are controllers or analysts. Emmanuel explores how the use cases work and how the underpinning data infrastructure comes together to create a natural language-generated report. This episode is sponsored by YSEOP. If you are interested in reaching Emerj's audience and learn more about our creative services and how brands work with Emerj, you can go to emerj.com/ad1
AI Reshaping the Workforce, Trends for 2021 and Beyond - with Michael Biltz of Accenture
Today's guest is Michael Biltz, Managing Director of Technology Vision at Accenture. For many years Accenture has come out with their annual technology vision focusing on several trends they think will define the year ahead. Michael speaks to us today about adapting to the new world we have been hurled into with the Coronavirus. How does AI play a role in the near term? What does the future work look like five years out when it is AI-enabled? What are some of the big areas that corporations need to think about? If you are leading or starting a company and want to know what it looks like when we are all working together productively half a decade from now, this is an interview that will be eye-opening for you. And if you are interested in finding more AI trends in whatever industry you operate in, be sure to download our PDF brief "3 Ways to Discover AI Trends in Any Sector" at emerj.com/t3