On April 16th, FACC NYC was delighted to host Digital Evangelist Stephane Mallard from Blu Age Digital at the fabulous venue of Microsoft NYC in Times Square. We had over 120 members and guests join us for the evening, a very successful turnout. Guests included seasoned experts in the field and those with a peaked curiosity around the subject.
The event opened with the introduction by Pascal Belaud, Technical Sales Director for Data Platform, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence at Microsoft. Pascal's rich experience of 20 years with Microsoft includes 17 years in France with a focus on work pertaining to banks and financial institutions. Pascal shared the real-world implications of AI that Microsoft is developing today, including technology for the blind.
Speaker Stephane Mallard was introduced by FACC NYC Managing Director Martin Bischoff. Stephane took the stage to address the shift from programming machines to training them to reach goals. According to Stephane, every industry will have to use artificial intelligence.
Takeaways from the evening include:
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