Announcing the Keynotes for ODSC APAC 2023 Announcing the Keynotes for ODSC APAC 2023
With ODSC APAC 2023 just around the corner on August 22nd and 23rd, we couldn’t be more excited to announce our... Announcing the Keynotes for ODSC APAC 2023

With ODSC APAC 2023 just around the corner on August 22nd and 23rd, we couldn’t be more excited to announce our keynote speakers, Eve Psalti, Alison Cossette, and Radhakrishnan G (Krish). These luminaries have extensive experience in both leading teams and successfully driving AI initiatives. Join us at ODSC APAC next week to hear from them and gain new insights.

Eve PsaltiEve Psalti

Senior Director | Microsoft Azure AI

Over the course of her 20+ year career, Eve Psalti has been the Senior Director at Microsoft’s Azure AI engineering organization, the Head of Strategic Platforms at Google Cloud, and held business development, sales and marketing leadership positions at Microsoft and startups across the US and Europe.

A native of Greece, she holds a Master’s degree and several technology and business certifications from London Business School and the University of Washington. Eve currently serves on the board of WE Global Studios, a full-stack startup innovation studio supporting female entrepreneurs.

Join us at ODSC APAC for her keynote talk, Infuse Generative AI in your Apps Using Azure OpenAI Service, to learn how Azure OpenAI Service businesses can apply the most advanced AI models—including Dall-E 2, GPT-3.5, Codex and ChatGPT to address these use-cases–to bring unique levels of efficiencies, mitigate risk and more. Get the knowledge you need to get started with generative AI and build your next-gen AI app using Azure OpenAI Service.

Radhakrishnan G (Krish)Radhakrishnan G (Krish)

Vice President – Global Commercial Risk Decision Science | American Express

Over the course of his tenure at American Express, has held responsibilities in fraud and credit risk management teams across consumer and commercial portfolios globally. He is currently the Global Head of Commercial Risk Decision and Data Science for Global Commercial Card, Non-Card and Merchant portfolios. In the last 5+ years, his team has driven several data science innovations and modeling enhancements to transform Commercial Risk Models for American Express.

Krish has been instrumental in rapidly deploying models with the best data intelligence and algorithms which are now a significant competitive advantage for the company. He has also played a leadership role in the adoption of machine learning in risk decisions within American Express.

As a senior leader, Krish has guided the Learning & Development program that has transformed new hire onboarding and leadership training for the next generation of leaders. He also leads the Talent Acquisition for India Centre of Excellence, and is the Amex appointed Board Member of SBFE (Small Business Financial Exchange).

Kirsh’s Keynote Talk, Navigating the Post-Pandemic Credit Risk Landscape with AI/ML Innovation, will explore how the credit risk landscape evolved during the pandemic and the transformative power of AI/ML solutions in navigating uncertainty.

This talk will cover:

  • Changes in credit risk trends through the pandemic and the challenges it posed in risk models.
  • New modeling approaches that can learn better and faster from recent risk trends while preserving key risk fundamentals established in pre-covid periods.
  • The emergence of non-traditional data sources and data science methods to integrate them with traditional data.
  • The use of auto-training methods to respond to a quick buildup of events.

Alison CossetteAlison Cossette

Developer Advocate – Data Science | Neo4j

Alison Cossette is a dynamic Data Science Strategist, Educator, and Podcast Host. As a Developer Advocate at Neo4j specializing in Graph Data Science, she brings a wealth of expertise to the field. With her strong technical background and exceptional communication skills, Alison bridges the gap between complex data science concepts and practical applications.

Alison’s passion for responsible AI shines through in her work. She actively promotes ethical and transparent AI practices and believes in the transformative potential of responsible AI for industries and society. Through her engagements with industry professionals, policymakers, and the public, she advocates for the responsible development and deployment of AI technologies. She is currently a Volunteer Member of the US Department of Commerce –  National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Generative AI Public Working Group

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