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Google Machine Learning & AI – Bridge from Digital Marketing to Supply Chain
May 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Please join Women in Big Data (WiBD) andPluto7 for a discussion on Google Machine Learning and AI.
Pluto7 was founded on the belief that new technology should be harnessed to foster the success of our clients. The evolution of Analytics has had significant impact on the ability to achieve business transformation. The combination of cloud saas architecture coupled with the ability to harness artificial intelligence and machine learning models to build self-learning algorithms provide the opportunity to drive business productivity in a manner that is not possible with the traditional analytics based on human defined rules that cannot keep pace with the change in business.
2:00pm – registration, lunch/ snack and Networking
3:30-4:30pm – presentations
4:30 – 5 pm Q&A session
Katherine DeSilva, Partner Marketing Manager, at Google Cloud Platform (https://www.linkedin.com/in/katydasilva/)
Katherine Da Silva is a marketer with six years of experience in IT Project Management, Sales and Marketing. Katherine moved from Venezuela in 2015 to study her second Masters in Marketing. After graduation, she joins the Sales team for Latin America in Google Cloud. At the moment, she is a working as Partner Marketing Manager in Google Cloud covering the US West Coast. She is extremely passionate about working with people from different backgrounds and cultures, and building effective communications in cross-functional teams.
Katherine holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Simón Bolívar – Venezuela; a Specialization in Marketing from the same University; a Masters in International Marketing at Hult International Business School – San Francisco; and she is finishing her third Master’s program in IT Project Management at Harrisburg University.
Manju Devadas, CEO Pluto7 & Planning in a Box – Google Partner for Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence for Retail & Supply Chain (https://www.linkedin.com/in/manjudevadas/)
Manju is the CEO of Pluto7 analytics company that help with business transformation and revolutionize the way people do business. He works closely with a passionate group of executives from industry who share his vision for change. Being an innovator, Manju envisions an ecosystem of supply chain that functions smoothly on the principles of machine learning and AI. He sees immense potential for outgrowing spreadsheets and ERPs, and optimizing sales and supply chain through automation and innovate SaaS products like Planninginabox.com . Driving simplicity while managing complexity in improving human experience at work and home in the context of Retail and Manufacturing is his passion.
Manju has spearheaded creating systems for predictive analytics for over 17+ years. His experience ranges from leading organizations, being a business architect for a number of companies, to building cloud solutions that transform businesses. Cisco, Vmware, Synaptics, Netgear, Igloo, Deckers and more are a few companies he has worked with. He has a strong hunch that the changes we see in the next 5 years are going to be more transformational than what we did in the PC era transition and the birth of the internet.
Manju spends his spare time coaching his vivacious young basketball team, and running half-marathons. Coming from a family of movie producers, Manju was inspired to become a film director as a child. Things changed after high school when he got his first computer. He has a BE from Bangalore University, held a Research Position at the Indian Institute of Science, an MS from Temple University, an MBA from Santa Clara University.