VP & GM Artificial Intelligence, Teradata
Ron Bodkin is the CTO of architecture and services at Teradata, where he is responsible for leading the global emerging technology team focusing on artificial intelligence, GPUs, and the blockchain and leading global consulting teams for enterprise analytics architectures combining Hadoop and Spark, the public cloud, and traditional data warehousing, as well as driving Teradata’s strategic pillar. Previously, Ron was the founding CEO of Think Big Analytics (acquired by Teradata in 2014), which provides end-to-end support for enterprise big data, including data science, data engineering, advisory and managed services, and frameworks such as Kylo for enterprise data lakes; VP of engineering at Quantcast, where he led the data science and engineer teams that pioneered the use of Hadoop and NoSQL for batch and real-time decision making; founder of New Aspects, which provided enterprise consulting for aspect-oriented programming; and cofounder and CTO of B2B applications provider C-Bridge, where he led a team of 900 people to a successful IPO. Ron holds a BS in math and computer science with honors from McGill University and a master’s degree in computer science from MIT, where he was also pursuing a PhD. He left the program after his idea for C-Bridge placed in the finals of MIT’s $50K Entrepreneurship Contest.
4:00pm–4:40pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Deep Learning in the Enterprise: Opportunities and Challenges
Location: Franciscan CD
Ron Bodkin (Teradata)
Tools, frameworks, access to high-value data, and practical approaches to deployment and integration with existing systems and applications are just some of the considerations. Explore how Deep Learning tools, open source technology, frameworks and expertise can be practically and cost-effectively employed by the enterprise to achieve strategic results.