Intelligent Automation Radio is the #1 podcast for IT executives seeking insights on the impact & opportunities for innovation that automation is delivering to businesses around the world. Featuring thought leaders in AI, Machine Learning, Orchestration, Security Automation, & the Future of Work.
Peter Voss, Founder, CEO, and Chief Scientist at Aigo.ai
Peter Voss coined the term Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) & joins us to discuss cognitive architecture, a theory of computational structure he advocates for, and which he believes is our best path to an AGI future. We chat about a number of interesting subjects, including why the very nature of cognitive architecture may eliminate bias in AI, why conversational AI is the killer app for cognitive architecture, and why the Turing Test isn't very useful for appraising a machine's intelligence.
Dwayne White, Vice President of Technology Automation at LPL Financial Services
Some of you were introduced to automation in school, at work, or perhaps by a friend. Our guest on this episode began his automation journey in the US Marines. Corporal Dwayne White's first automation project involved "digitally transforming" a manual process on a Xerox typewriter into a far more efficient solution on a PC. From there, he progressed through successive levels of technical & executive responsibility, until reaching his current position as VP, Technology Automation at LPL Financial Service
Yousuf Khan - Partner at Ridge Ventures
Perhaps you've heard the famous African Proverb "If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go with others". Our guest on this episode has gone far, but he's also gone pretty fast. Yousuf Khan has been CIO for a couple high-profile & notable startups in the automation space. His talent and vision led him to those roles, but his networking and outreach allowed him to excel. Now he advises both CIOs and startups on how they can work together to bring next generation innovations to market
Charles Lamanna - Corporate Vice President, Low Code Application Platform at Microsoft
The Microsoft executive charged with redressing the imbalance between toil & talent plaguing white collar wage earners is Charles Lamanna. As Corporate Vice President, Low Code Application Platform, his portfolio of responsibility encompasses all the critical assets needed to bring Microsoft’s lofty vision to life. In this wide-ranging discussion, we get first-hand insight from a senior executive on the vital role automation plays in the software giant’s Cloud-First, Mobile-First strategy.
Mark Settle - Author & former CIO of Oxy, BMC Software, & Okta
Pulling back the curtains on life at Silicon Valley IT departments is a specialty of our guest on this episode, Mark Settle. As a 7-time CIO of companies such as Oxy, BMC Software, & Okta, Mark reveals quite a bit in his latest book "Truth from the Valley, A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade".
Beerud Sheth - Co-Founder and CEO of Gupshup
The Millennial generation is still retail's most coveted demographic, but Generation Z isn't far behind. Our guest on this episode argues that means chatbots are where marketers should go to engage them.