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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How an Established Enterprise Builds an AI Team - with Ramprakash Ramamoorthy of Zoho
This week’s guest is Ramprakash Ramamoorthy, Director of AI Research at Zoho Corporation. Based in the Bay Area, Zoho makes over $600M in annual revenue and offers a variety of software products, including CRM, business intelligence solutions, and more. Today, Ramprakash speaks about his hands-on experience on this topic, detailing the kind of collaboration, talent, and strategic thinking required to level up an existing suite of products with AI. He also discusses how team-building and the construction of an AI team facilitate this process to add value. Visit emerj.com/beg1 to learn more about the practical steps for AI deployment for non-technical professionals.
Medical Device AI at the Edge - Use-Cases and Challenges - with Patrick Bangert of Samsung SDS
Today’s guest is Patrick Bangert, VP of Artificial Intelligence at Samsung SDS, the services wing at Samsung. With $200B in annual revenue, Samsung is the 15th largest company in the world according to the Global 500. Today, Patrick discusses the use-cases of AI at the edge in medical imagery and how the healthcare industry may be able to overcome some of these hurdles to allow AI to improve even more quickly into the future. We are grateful to have been introduced to Patrick through Kisaco Research, the sponsor for this episode. Kisaco Research runs the Edge AI Summit every year, and this year it will be held November 16-18th in Mountain View, California, and online, where Patrick will also be speaking.
Intersection AI and RPA - Two Ways to Find Efficiency Opportunities, with Merve Unuvar of IBM
This week’s guest is Merve Unuvar, Director of AI Platforms and Automation at IBM Research AI. This week’s focus is on the intersection of AI and RPA, which is a technology separate from AI, and how to identify places where efficiencies might be driven. Merve discusses how to evaluate our operations and workflow and spot places where AI might be able to make a real and tangible difference. Merve also speaks about how traditional RPA is beginning to merge with AI and what kinds of new opportunities this could bring. If you’re interested in unlocking Emerj’s AI best practice guides, frameworks for AI ROI, and other specific resources for AI consultants, visit emerj.com/p1.
Personalized Medicine Before and After AI - with Alexandre Le Bouthillier of Imagia
Our guest this week is Alexandre Le Bouthillier, Co-Founder of Imagia. Imagia is a firm based in Montreal that leverages artificial intelligence for medical analysis. Today, Alexandre discusses personalized medicine before and after artificial intelligence. He also brings to bear his perspectives on how personalized medicine might come to be, cutting through some of the buzzword hype surrounding the term. Alexandre was a guest on the show several years ago, and we’re thankful to have the opportunity to share more of his insights. If you’re interested in unlocking our AI best practice guides, frameworks for AI ROI, and specific resources for AI consultants, visit emerj.com/p1.
AI-Powered Appointment Setting, a Use-Case Deep Dive - with Nikola Mrkšić of Poly AI
Today’s guest is Nikola Mrkšić, CEO and Co-Founder of PolyAI. PolyAI is an AI voice company based in the United Kingdom. Nikola previously appeared on an episode with us to discuss the future of voice AI for the customer experience. Today, Nikola dives into the use-case of appointment-setting with AI for voice. He talks specifically about the technical constraints, AI capabilities, and how to create workflows that add real value to the business. This episode is sponsored by PolyAI. If you run a disruptive AI firm and you’re looking to reach a global audience of AI-interested leaders, be sure to visit emerj.com/ad1 to learn more about Emerj’s Creative Services.
Unlocking Data's Value in Life Sciences, from Diagnosis to Telehealth and Beyond - with Bill Fox of SambaNova
Today’s guest is Bill Fox, Business Development Executive for Healthcare Strategy at SambaNova Systems. Founded in Palo Alto, California, SambaNova offers hardware, software, DataFlow-as-a-Service, and more. Today, Bill speaks about what SambaNova’s team is seeing in terms of near-term future opportunities for computer vision and artificial intelligence. Bill also discusses use-cases relating to diagnostics and health and what the future of healthcare transformation could potentially look like. This episode is sponsored by SambaNova Systems. If you’re interested in reaching Emerj’s global audience via our podcast, newsletter, or website, be sure to visit emerj.com/ad1 for more information.
… of thoughts on Eutopian and dystopian futures. We get a lot of great ideas for Gaia’s Seed, set in 2099, from this podcast.
Incredibly informative from a data strategy perspective!
This podcast it so well done! And, as a data strategist myself, I’m a bit obsessed with how well Daniel (and guests) manage to balance clear business objectives with extremely effective data product / project management. The discussion aren’t too techie, nor are they too glossy / salesy. Excellent podcast!
AI in Business podcast is superb
The AI in Business podcast is a great combination of outside corporate AI leadership expertise and fast growing AI startup input the provides a market perspective on the space unmatched by any other AI research firm. Dan Faggella does an incredibly artful job of balancing the business use case and ROI proof points with the relevant tech that supports them. Well done on all fronts, Dan!