EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE BUSINESS VALUE: AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain
October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm-8:30pm | Long Beach Marriott
Hear from Technology Leaders across a diverse set of industries about how they are using AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain to drive business value and create business model innovation. Please join us for sessions designed by technology leaders for technology leaders. See you there! Sign up today.
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3:00 – 3:45: Registration and Networking
3:45 – 4:00: Opening Remarks
4:00 – 4:30: Technology Trends from the Valley
Speaker: Katherine Johnson, VP of Research at Trace3
Synopsis: Silicon Valley continues to fund technology’s future at an accelerated pace, introducing technology disruptions in all sectors from our personal lives to the way business is run. Technology enablers such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and blockchain are poised to transform the enterprise at every level. Trace3 who has dedicated a fully funded research group to deliver emerging technology solutions, will dive into adoption and transformation of ML, AI and Blockchain.
4:30 – 5:00: RPA (BOTS) & Machine Learning/AI Defined & Explained
Speaker: Larry Godec, Senior Vice President and CIO at First American
Synopsis: You can’t open a CIO article today without this topic being discussed. It may even be hotter than “Digital Transformation”! This presentation will explain what Robotic Process Automation (RPA), BOTS, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is and when to use it (or not use it) in your company to improve productivity and reduce cost.
5:00 – 5:30: Break 5:30 – 6:00: New Ventures in AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain
Speaker: Jason Kelly, Director of Engineering at BCG Digital Ventures
Synopsis: AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain are changing the landscape of digital business in countless ways large and small. This session gives you a look inside several new ventures from Fortune 100 companies that are leveraging these technologies to disrupt industries and create new value in existing business models.
6:00 – 6:45: Panel Discussion:
Panelists: Larry Godec, Jason Kelly, Katherine Johnson and Allan Lamkin, SVP and CTO at Deluxe Entertainment
Synopsis: Our panel of experts will provide more insights and answer your questions on their journeys to implement these new technologies within their companies or clients.
6:45 – 7:00: Announcements and Closing
Larry Godec | Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer | First American
Larry Godec is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of First American. In that capacity, he leads all divisions within the technology portfolio including strategic planning, application development, security, R&D, governance, infrastructure and data center operations that support and grow the business. He also runs the First American SMS Software Company. Larry started with First American in 1999 as the Chief Information Officer for First American Tax Service Company located in Dallas, Texas. In 2001, he was promoted to the corporate office in Santa Ana, California as the Chief Information Officer for First American Title Insurance Company. Larry has over 28 years of experience in all facets of information technology. Prior to First American, Larry held senior technology management positions at Nissan North America.
Larry started with First American in 1999 as the Chief Information Officer for First American Tax Service Company located in Dallas, Texas. In 2001, he was promoted to the corporate office in Santa Ana, California as the Chief Information Officer for First American Title Insurance Company. Larry has over 28 years of experience in all facets of information technology. Prior to First American, Larry held senior technology management positions at Nissan North America and
Larry has a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Colorado State University. He has been involved in numerous professional and community organizations. He is an active board member and former Chairman of the Technology Business Management (TBM) Council and current board of director for the Southern California Society of Information Managers (SIM). He is on the CIO Advisory Committees for Microsoft and Oracle and a strategic advisor to the Board of Directors for Apptio Corporation, a leading provider of technology business management solutions whose customers manage over $50B of enterprise IT spend. Larry is also a Growth Advisory Board member of Skytap, Inc., providing Environments-as-a-Service (EaaS) to transform the software development lifecycle and help customers deliver better software, faster.
Allan Lamkin | Chief Technology Officer | Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
Allan Lamkin is the Chief Technology Officer at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group responsible for the company’s global technology and software development. He is an experienced, results-oriented executive with over 25 years of experience as a leader, product builder, and entrepreneur in the software, entertainment, consumer electronics and technology industries. Services, products and technologies from his teams power some of the world's largest digital video and over-the-top (OTT) properties across millions of connected devices worldwide by market leaders such as AT&T, Spectrum, Comcast, Starz, Apple, Netflix, Amazon, Shaw, Rogers, Redbox, and all the major motion picture studios. He is the inventor on 28 issued patents with over 20+ patents pending.
Jason Kelly | Engineering Director | BCG Digital Ventures
Jason Kelly is Engineering Director at BCG Digital Ventures, a global corporate incubation and investment firm headquartered in Manhattan Beach. BCGDV invents, builds, scales and invests in startups with the world’s most influential companies
Katherine Johnson | Vice President of Research and VC Relations | Trace3
Katherine Johnson is the Vice President of Research and VC Relations at Trace3, where she transforms enterprise challenges into innovative solutions. Dedicated to disseminating information about the future of technology to IT leaders across a wide variety of domains. Pairing a unique combination of real-world technology experience with insight from the worlds largest venture capital firms, her research and VC team curate and deliver market trends in the key areas impacting industry leading organizations. Based out of Phoenix, Arizona Katherine leverages her 20 years of both tactical and strategic IT experience to help enterprises cut through the buzz words and tackle their toughest technical and business challenges
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