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University of Cincinnati Center for Business Analytics Webinar April 6, 12-2:30PM Eastern, FREE to Attend

  • 1.  University of Cincinnati Center for Business Analytics Webinar April 6, 12-2:30PM Eastern, FREE to Attend

    Posted 17 days ago

    Analytics Summit 2021 presented by the University of Cincinnati Center for Business Analytics kicks off its first webinar on April 6, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST. It is free to attend this webinar, but you must register. Additional details and registration link are provided below.



         Rama Akkiraju: IBM Fellow, IBM Watson Division

         "Making AI work for companies: RACE your FACTS -
          a methodology perspective"

    Rama Akkiraju is an IBM Fellow, Master Inventor and IBM Academy Member at IBM's Watson Division where she is the CTO of AI Operations, an effort to optimize information technology (IT) operations management using Artificial Intelligence (AI). Prior to this role, Rama also led the AI mission of enabling natural, personalized and compassionate conversations between computers and humans. Rama has been named by Forbes as one of the 'Top 20 Women in AI Research' in May 2017, has been featured in 'A-Team in AI' by Fortune magazine in July 2018 and named 'Top 10 pioneering women in AI and Machine Learning' by Enterprise Management 360 in April 2019. Rama is the also the recipient of the University of California, Berkeley's Athena award for Technical and Executive Leadership for 2020.

         Missy Cummings, PhD: Professor in the Department of
          Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
          "Future Pitfalls and Promises of Safety on Autonomous

    Professor Mary (Missy) Cummings received her B.S. in Mathematics from the US Naval Academy in 1988, her M.S. in Space Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1994, and her Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2004. A naval pilot from 1988-1999, she was one of the U.S. Navy's first female fighter pilots. She is currently a Professor in the Duke University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and the Director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory. She is an AIAA Fellow, a member of the Defense Innovation Board and a member of the Veoneer, Inc. board.

         Andrew Harrison, PhD: Assistant Professor, Lindner
         College of Business, University of Cincinnati
         "Data Integration: The Foundation of Analytics"

    Andrew Harrison is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Lindner School of Business at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests include consumer fraud, deception, security systems, privacy, media capabilities, and virtual worlds.



    Michael Fry
    Professor and Academic Director, Center for Business Analytics
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati OH