Getting Real with
Artificial Intelligence

  • Calendar
  • Mar 14 2019
    12:00 - 2:00 pm EST
  • Location
  • Black Point Restaurant
    570 N High St
    Columbus, OH 43215


Getting Real with AI is an invitation-only, two-hour lunch that will take place at Black Point Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio on March 14 from 12 Noon - 2 p.m. EST. This event is limited to 30 local technology and business leaders from multiple industries who will convene with three goals:

  • Learn about deploying AI with a focus on IT modernization;
  • Walk away with valuable new connections from our unique networking opportunity; and
  • Enjoy a fine dining experience

The event format will feature a moderated panel of industry leaders followed by a roundtable discussion around a single hollow square table to promote interactivity and allow everyone in the room to participate.

Our panel and interactive discussion will include the following topics:

  • Less than 1% of data is analyzed. How to create a data-driven culture and enable the team to adopt new ways of data consumption
  • What’s driving businesses to consider the cloud for their data warehousing strategy? How to build a flexible system that scales up or down depending on demand
  • Businesses are impacted by the challenges of deploying containers. What do business and technology leaders need to know and how do they get started?
  • Best practices for creating predictive analytic solutions including marketing & sales performance optimization, cross channel reporting, spend and budget allocation
  • Talent recruitment, retention, and team building strategies in the hyper-competitive environment
  • Key components of a successful AI business case that results in senior leadership buy-in and funding support

To maximize the value to all participants, press, and media will not be invited, nothing will be recorded and live social media will not be used during the event.


12 Noon - 12:30 PM

Reception, Networking

12:30 - 12:40 PM

Welcome Remarks and Lunch Begins

12:40 - 1:45 PM

Panel Discussion and Q&A

1:45 - 2 PM

Interactive Roundtable Discussion


Charles Landry

Charles Landry

Al Hamid

Al Hamid
Global CTO
Insurance Industry Platforms

Wes Hunt

Wes Hunt
VP Data Science
Alliance Data

Ted Hutchins

Ted Hutchins
Red Roof Inn

Amy Tyler

Amy Tyler
Head of IT
Nutrition Products Division
Abbott Laboratories