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DAMA Edmonton Chapter Meeting - June 27, 2019

  • NAIT, Nexen Theatre Room Y240, Spartan/Petro-Canada Centre Edmonton (map)

CIPS Alberta and DAMA Edmonton jointly host Cory Janssen, CEO, AltaML on Thursday June 27 5-7pm.

CIPS members attend at member price.  Finger food, coffee and soft drinks will be available.

Presenter: Cory Janssen, CEO, AltaML

Title. How to talk to the business side of ML - Lessons from current projects

Abstract:

Business may or may not understand the value and power of Machine Learning.  Misconceptions exist about the value, ROI, and complexity of completing ML projects.  This session will bring together a clearer understanding of why companies are investing in ML, how this is changing business, what new business processes are emerging and where the net business gains emerge.

Biography.

Cory is CEO and co-founder of AltaML, a developer of machine learning applications.Previously, Cory was co-founder of Investopedia.com, a financial education site that provided content and tools to help educate individual investors. From its founding in 1999, Investopedia became one of the most popular financial sites on the web and was sold to Forbes Media in 2007. The business model for Investopedia was then replicated through Janalta Interactive Inc., a holding company for digital media properties. Currently, Janalta publishes over a dozen websites.Cory is past-President of the Edmonton chapter for Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) and active in the Alberta entrepreneurial community as a member of the A100, the Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) program at the University of Alberta and as an associate for Creative Destruction Labs (CDL) Rockies.He also sits on the boards of Brace Tool, a private oilfield tools company, the Canadian Brewhouse, a private restaurant chain, and Edmonton Global, an economic development corporation owned by the municipalities in the Edmonton region. 

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Earlier Event: June 27
CIPS Alberta Annual General Meeting
Later Event: October 8
iTech Calgary