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How to Expand an AI Services Business and Gain Traction with Enterprise Clients - with Cory Janssen of AltaML

AI in Business

Release Date: 07/13/2021

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Today’s guest is Patrick Bangert, VP of Artificial Intelligence at Samsung SDS, the services wing at Samsung. With $200B in annual revenue, Samsung is the 15th largest company in the world according to the Global 500. Today, Patrick discusses the use-cases of AI at the edge in medical imagery and how the healthcare industry may be able to overcome some of these hurdles to allow AI to improve even more quickly into the future. We are grateful to have been introduced to Patrick through Kisaco Research, the sponsor for this episode. Kisaco Research runs the Edge AI Summit every year, and this...

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Our guest this week is Cory Janssen, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of AltaML, an AI services firm based in Canada with over 100 employees just four years after its launch. Today Cory shares the lessons learned from his experience working with a small team to find AI opportunities and transform pilot projects into effective AI deployments in the enterprise. He also explains why “land and expand” doesn’t work as a method for this complicated process. Cory also recently joined us on our AI Consulting Podcast to share his origin story and his unlikely path to starting an AI consulting company - listen to the entire interview on all major podcast platforms.