The AI in Business Podcast is for non-technical business leaders who need to find AI opportunities, align AI capabilities with strategy, and deliver ROI.
Each week, Emerj Artificial Intelligence Research CEO Daniel Faggella interviews top AI executives from Fortune 500 firms and unicorn startups - to uncover trends, use-cases, and best practices for practical AI adoption.
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[AI Team Success] Getting Culture and Talent Right - with Mazin Gilbert of Google
Today's guest is the Director of Engineering, Telecommunications Orchestration, Analytics, and Automation at Google, Mazin Gilbert. Mazin's career is one that has seen its fair share of enterprise teams facing the challenges of legacy data stacks as they enter the age of AI, including AT&T. In discussing his work at Google with Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella, he talks about what he sees on the 'other side of the fence' in a tech company environment. He also shares critical insight on the difference both cultures need from leadership to achieve successful ROI. If you've enjoyed or benefited from the strategies shared in 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 Data to Untangle the Sticky Problems of Manufacturing Procurement - with David Schultz of Westfall
Today's guest is VP and Chief Supply Chain Executive at Westfall, David Schultz. Westfall is a contract manufacturing firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada, working primarily in plastics and resins. First, David and Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella break down challenges specific to procurement and what makes the process so consequential to manufacturing processes. Later, they examine what the 'guessing games' of future manufacturing variables will look like when better informed by AI-derived insights. This episode is sponsored by Arkestro. To learn more about how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj Media options, visit emerj.com/ad1.
Leveling Up Commercial Operations in Pharma - with David Ehrlich of Aktana
Today's guest is Aktana Chairman and CEO David Ehrlich. Aktana is an AI vendor that helps life science commercial teams go to market with their products. On the AI in Business podcast, David talks about the challenges that marketing and product teams face in getting pharmaceuticals in the marketplace and where these challenges overlap with broader industry applications in banking and retail. Later, he and Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella discuss where AI adds value to the process in unique use cases and what gives life science commercial teams the highest chances of success in adopting AI. 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!
Making "AI Ethics" Productive - with Beena Ammanath of Deloitte
Today's guest is Executive Director, Global Deloitte AI Institute & AI Ethics/Tech Ethics Leader, Beena Ammanath. Beena is the author of the book Trustworthy AI and previously served in tech leadership roles at Hewlett Packard, Bank of America, and General Electric before arriving at Deloitte in 2019. In her conversation with Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella, Beena pulls apart putting AI ethics in action at medium and large enterprises in ways that genuinely serve to solve business goals and customer problems. Beena also offers a measurable process for screening out downsides and advice on who needs to be in the room to have realistic conversations about AI ethics. 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!
Applying Computer Vision and Computer Listening in Manufacturing - with Remi Duquette of MayaHTT
Today's guest is the Head of Artificial Intelligence at Maya HTT, Remi Duquette. In today's episode, Remi talks about computer vision or what people imagine when they think about computer vision through a distinctly human lens. With Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella, Remi especially pulls apart how machines can look at things in ways that humans can't, as it turns out. They also discuss tools in job vision, listening, and how to go beyond the human senses to be able to drive manufacturing results in predictive maintenance and improving output quality. This episode is sponsored by Maya HTT. Learn how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj Media options at emerj.com/ad1.
Follow These Steps Before Deploying Enterprise AI - with SymphonyAI CEO Sanjay Dhawan
Today's guest is Symphony AI CEO Sanjay Dhawan. Sanjay took the helm of Symphony last year after leading the automotive AI firm Cerence since 2019. On the AI in Business podcast, Sanjay discusses insights on using highly defined business outcomes to frame up how fast to scale enterprise data strategies, citing examples in banking and CPG. Together with Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella, Sanjay also dissects the different ways the workflows therein can change for startups and legacy enterprises so that each can judge whether a deployment is right for them. Learn how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj Media options at emerj.com/ad1.
One of the only AI podcasts worth listening too
As an AI consultant, I find Daniel’s podcasts amazing. He always has interesting guests who have practical experience to share. Daniel asks insightful questions and often uncovers new ways of thinking about AI that I had not thought about before.
Thank you Daniel for creating this show. It’s honestly one of the very few worth investing time in.
Entertaining, insightful, and actionable! 🔥
This is one of the most insightful podcasts that I have ever come across! Daniel does such a great job of sharing his wisdom and I love how he leads meaningful conversations with industry experts who bring so much experience to the table. Every. single. episode. is jam-packed with helpful takeaways that will help your business thrive in a new era filled with endless ML and AI possibilities. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!
… of thoughts on Eutopian and dystopian futures. We get a lot of great ideas for Gaia’s Seed, set in 2099, from this podcast.