This expert panel discussion with Henry Will, Dr. Larry Dribin, and Don Shafer will explore the rise of Machine Learning. We will provide a basic introduction to the key concepts of machine learning and how it works, we will discuss common examples of machine learning in the world around us, and we will examine how companies are currently using machine learning in innovative ways. Our goal is to give attendees a vocabulary and mental model for understanding the impact of machine learning in the modern world, and a roadmap for becoming more actively involved in this exciting new technology.
About Our Panelists
With 10+ patents, PMP, CSM, and SAFe certifications (Scum Master and Agilist) , Henry Will brings innovation, leadership, and soft skills to his successful teams. He has lead initiatives in the IBM Watson group leveraging AI services for external clients and started a PMO for a London-based startup doing AI work with a top 10 U.S. telecom enterprise. He now leads Artificial Intelligence work on several chatbots for a global firm involved in Human Capital Management and payroll. Henry is passionate about serving: helping people understand complex topics in a way that allows practical application and also serving as part of his Christian beliefs.
Dr. Larry Dribin
Dr. Larry Dribin is a consultant and educator who assists organizations understand and adopt new technologies and new government regulations. His consulting company, Pearl Street Group, provides program and project management, process improvement and measurement consulting services to both business and information technology organizations. Dr. Dribin is also an adjunct instructor at DePaul University, Chicago’s College of Computers and Digital Media where he teaches a variety of courses in Cloud Computing and Software Engineering.
Don Shafer developed Athens Group’s oil and gas practice and leads engineers in delivering software engineering services for exploration, production, and pipeline monitoring systems for clients. An IEEE senior member, he is a software engineering subject matter expert for the Cockrell School of Engineering.