AI is all the rage now. Every day we hear stories of new possibilities and cutting edge products that are enabled by AI. We’re sold; it’s time to go build the next amazing AI product. But wait, how do I actually DO that? How can my business generate and harness the training data needed to fuel next generation AI that will wow customers?

In this broadcast, originally aired at SXSW, leaders in the business of applying AI will discuss a wide array of business models that have been used to successfully generate crucial training data, how this data has been used, and what that means for your business. We’ll talk through the cost profile of building the data set, identify common technical challenges, and discuss the pros and cons of each approach.

Watch as they highlight:

  • Examples from the self-driving car industry, including generation of raw data, synthetic data, and the learnings from operating a school for SDCs
  • Insights from text analysis including difficult-to-find data like legal contracts and commercial agreements.
  • The ways marketing organizations generate incredible amounts of data that help you fine tune your messaging 

About the Speakers

David Silver - Head of Content Development at Udacity
David Silver leads the School of Autonomous Systems at Udacity. Before Udacity, David was a research engineer on the autonomous vehicle team at Ford. He has an MBA from Stanford University, and a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.

Rob McGrorty - VP of Product at Knowable
Rob is a product management executive with a passion for defining product vision, generating strategic insights, and executing high performance in design, engineering, and product management. He leads the AI product functions at Axiom, a recognized leader in the business of Law, focusing on machine learning for contract analysis.

Hector Urdiales - Engineering Lead for Machine Learning at Hubspot
Hector leads a global team of ~20 engineers at HubSpot. His team is in charge of all things Machine Learning within the company producing ~1 billion inferences daily around the world. Prior to HubSpot he worked at Google using Machine Learning to fight abuse in Google Search.

Christina Del Villar - Head of Marketing, Shotgun at Autodesk (formerly Global Head of Enterprise Marketing at Udacity)
An ROI-driven SaaS marketing executive with coveted experience accelerating growth at global Fortune 100 companies and start-ups across multiple industries. Brand strategy expert specializing in lucrative go-to-market campaigns that drive adoption. Talent for building and transforming award-winning teams that execute innovative, integrated marketing, product and sales strategies. Seasoned executive who thrives in challenging growth environments that help start-ups  scale to the next level.