AWS & BJSS

Executive Luncheon

February 21, 2024 - Houston, TX

Do you have fluid access to data honed for a specific business context or problem to leverage Generative AI? Can you relate to the struggles that come with a digital transformation journey? Understanding “what great looks like,” or data privacy, security, compliance, or creating a data-driven culture just to name a few. Do your business and IT teams struggle to align on a data strategy? 

Are you ready to drive business outcomes using data? 

AWS and BJSS can help you get a head start and create new outcomes through digital transformation using database, analytics, AI and ML. 

Visionaries

Yiannis Antoniou

Head of Data and AI/ML Consulting

BJSS Ltd

Luncheon Speaker

Yiannis is a NYC-based technologist and leader with over 20 years of global experience in the financial, technology, consulting and healthcare industries. He has served as Head of Data, AI and Cloud practices in the consulting industry, as Head of Technology in the asset management industry, as management consultant in the banking, insurance, asset & wealth management and healthcare industries, as technical architect, project manager, development and infrastructure manager in major financial firms in the US and Europe, and as founder & CTO of a Data & AI-focused consulting firm. Major organizations in his tenure include Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, AIG, Pacific Global Advisors, EY, and Risk Focus. His work spans the breadth of the Data, Analytics, AI and ML areas and focuses on driving business value through the use of technology.

Kelli Such

Americas Data Strategy Leader

Amazon Web Services

Luncheon Speaker

Kelli leads the Americas Data Strategy team working with AWS customers to transform their businesses using data, analytics and machine learning. Kelli is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of data and analytics experience across a wide variety of functions including supply chain, manufacturing, sales, and contact center management where she used insights to drive improved customer experiences, revenue, and cost productivity outcomes. Kelli's experience also includes creating analytics programs from establishing strategy, building stakeholder alignment, creating and enabling teams down to project execution and support. Given she has spent considerable time in industry CPG roles along with software start-up positions, Kelli intimately understands the challenges facing customers from a people, process, and technology perspective and actively partners with them to unlock business value and sustain momentum.

February 21, 2024

Agenda

All times Central Time

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Welcome & Registration


12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Build Business Value at Scale with Generative AI

In a fast changing world where Generative AI holds immense potential and requires careful safeguarding, it is more important than ever for organizations to stay focused on solving business priorities. Organizations need a modern data strategy and an AI strategy in order to innovate rapidly with generative AI at scale. This topic provides an overview of addressable use cases for generative AI; the approach to mobilizing and scaling business value; how to think holistically about data and AI; and considerations for technology, people, process, and mindset.

Discussion Topics 

  • Data is an asset - leverage its power to drive business value for Generative AI
  • Technology: Modern Data Foundation. Incrementally scale data, platform, and people according to use case priority
  • Mindset: Foster innovation, agility, and reduce the cost of experimentation
  • People: New skills and roles; close the skill gaps
    Process: Governance, Ethics and Alignment

2:00 PM-2:30 PM

Closing Remarks & Networking


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