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What is AutoML & Where to Best Apply It: Tips from AI Leaders Dataiku & AWS

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: **You must have ticket at Eventbrite to attend not just Meetup RSVP:

For our February meetup, we’re partnering with the Bots and AI community to bring you an event focused on the emergence of AutoML.

AutoML is a powerful and trending innovation in machine learning optimization. Our expert speakers from AWS & Dataiku explain different areas it can be applied and what use cases are good and poor fits.

We will also gain some lessons learned from a business leveraging AutoML case study.

Event Schedule:
6:00 PM Networking & Food, Beer
6:30 PM Kickoff & Sponsors (Betaworks Studios)
6:35 PM William Nowak, Solutions Engineer, Dataiku
7:05 PM Kunal Bhatra, Sr. Technical Evangelist – AI/ML, AWS

Presentation Summaries:

Talk 1 – Will Nowak, Solutions Engineer, Dataiku

What’s AutoML, how does it work, and should you be using it in your organization? We’ll explore all of these questions in this topical overview.

Talk 2 – Kunal Bhatra, AWS Sr. Techical Evangelist – AI/ML

Get an inside look at details on how AutoML drove significant improvements on a number of business use cases.

Speaker Bios:

Will Nowak

Will Nowak is a solutions engineer at Dataiku, where he helps Fortune 500 companies improve data science operations. Previously, he engineered machine learning models for several Y Combinator startups, learning the pitfalls and challenges to productionalizing machine learning. Will holds a bachelor’s in math and economics from Northwestern University and a master’s in organizational leadership from Columbia University. In addition to the aforementioned topics, Will enjoys biking, coffee, and donuts and dislikes buzzwords, pretension, and meanness.

Kunal Batra

Kunal Batra is an experienced developer and technical evangelist for Amazon Web Services where he helps drive awareness and adoption for their developer offerings. His primary focus has been on Artificial Intelligence specifically Computer Vision.

Prior to joining AWS, Kunal led Developer Relations and Developer Experience at Clarifai, a NYC-based computer vision startup.

Kunal lives in Manhattan and enjoys photography, hiking, and writing code.


February 17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


29 Little W 12th St
New York, NY 10014 us
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