Speakers

Meet our faculty of experts

Sami Ahmed VP, Head of Data, Analytics and AI Transformation

Bank of Montreal

Deborah Awe Commercial Sales Engineer

Alteryx

James Bergstra Co-founder & Head of AI and Research

Kindred AI

Christopher Berry Director, Product Intelligence

CBC

Carolina Bessega Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder

Stradigi AI

Greta Cutulenco CEO

Acerta

Dan Demers Co-Founder and CEO

Cinchy

Jeff Dennis Entrepreneur in Residence

Fasken

Dominic Fortin Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics

The Co-Operators

Matt Fowler VP, Enterprise Machine Learning

TD Bank Group

Ketan Gangatirkar Vice President of Engineering for Job Seeker Products

Indeed

Inmar Givoni Senior Autonomy Engineering Manager

Uber ATG

Robert W. (Bob) Gordon Executive Director

Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX)

Sakshi Gupta Product Owner

The Home Depot

Elias Hadaya VP Customer Experience

World Vision

Terry Hickey SVP and Chief Analytics Officer

CIBC

Steve Holder National Strategy Executive, Analytics Ecosystems

SAS Canada

Anthony Hooper AVP Software and Big Data Architecture

AT&T

Dariane Hunt SVP; Design Director Artificial Intelligence

Bank of America

Russell Irving Chief Engineer & Digital Twin General Manager

GE Research

Akshay Kalle Chief Technical Officer, The Pathway Group; CTO, Elastic Care

Pathway Communications

Dr. Suraj Kapa Director, Augmented and Virtual Reality Innovation

lMayo Clinic

Ikjyot Singh Kohli Senior Manager, Data Science & Analytics

Cineplex

Josh Lessing Co-Founder and CEO

Root AI

Christian Magsisi Senior Director, Technology & Digital

MLSE

Colin Mahony SVP & General Manager, Vertica Product Group, Micro Focus

Vertica

Raj Neervannan CTO

AlphaSense

Jennifer Nguyen Lead Data Scientist

Sun Life Financial

Gabriela Nicolescu CEO

Kyber Security

Shyamala Prayaga Conversational Interaction Designer

Ford Motor Company

Sina Shahandeh VP of Data Science

Ecobee

Nazia Shahrin Senior Director – Operations Lead – Business Financial Services Transformation

RBC

Reza Shiftehfar Engineering Manager, Hadoop Platform Team

Uber

Dr. Devin Singh Physician Lead for Clinical AI & Data Science (Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

SickKids

Patrick Surry Chief Data Scientist

Hopper

Yevgeniy Vahlis Head of Artificial Intelligence Technology

BMO

Dr. John Tullis Data Analyst

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Stephen W. Thomas Director, Smith Master of Management Analytics and Artificial Intelligence program

Queen’s University

Christian Weedbrook Founder & CEO

Xanadu

Eugene Wen VP, Group Advanced Analytics

Manulife

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