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How to Position your Startup for a Merger/Acquisition featuring Nicolas McCoy

The AI in Business Podcast

Release Date: 03/23/2014

Leveraging the Democratization of Data to Solve Workforce Challenges in Field Services - with Scot Burdette of ABB show art Leveraging the Democratization of Data to Solve Workforce Challenges in Field Services - with Scot Burdette of ABB

The AI in Business Podcast

Today’s guest is Scot Burdette, Global Division CIO for Measurement and Analytics at ABB. ABB is an electrical equipment manufacturer based in Sweden that specializes in industrial automation, robotics, as well as power generation, transmission, and distribution. Scot joins us on the program to talk about the unique challenges to field service teams that are making AI increasingly relevant in B2B workflows, with many parallels to the developments we’ve seen in their B2C counterparts. Throughout the episode, Scot lays out a vision for the future of AI in field services, particularly for...

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Balancing Infrastructure and Data Management in Financial Services - with Sheri Crawford of Scotiabank show art Balancing Infrastructure and Data Management in Financial Services - with Sheri Crawford of Scotiabank

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Today’s guest is Sheri Crawford, Director of Data Governance at Scotiabank. Sheri joins us on the program today to discuss the biggest challenges for data management teams to drive the systems and the infrastructure necessary to capitalize on new data-heavy emerging use cases in generative AI. Throughout the episode, Sheri gives business leaders in financial services and beyond actionable insights into balancing consumer needs with infrastructure changes in the digital transformation process. Today’s episode is sponsored by MinIO. Learn how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj Media...

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Lessons from Retail Banking on Data Solutions for Structuring Insurance Data - with Ermir Qeli of Swiss Re show art Lessons from Retail Banking on Data Solutions for Structuring Insurance Data - with Ermir Qeli of Swiss Re

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Today’s guest is Ermir Qeli, Head of Data Science in AI at Swiss Re. Ermir joins us on the program to talk about the array of challenges facing insurance leaders at this stage of AI adoption across the sector and how the pace for which is marked by the fundamentally unstructured data at the heart of insurance tech stacks. Throughout the episode, Ermir offers his perspective on scaling systems dealing with these and similar issues, offering numerous use cases in generative AI and beyond to assist in these processes along the way. To discover more AI use cases, best practice guides, white...

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Developing Enterprise AI for Humans - with Carm Taglienti of Insight show art Developing Enterprise AI for Humans - with Carm Taglienti of Insight

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Today’s guest is Carm Taglienti, Chief Data Officer at Insight. Insight is a leading IT solutions provider that specializes in streamlining enterprise data infrastructure. Carm returns to the program to advise business leaders on the importance of keeping humans in the loop for AI development and what human-centered company cultures look like when they’re effectively leveraging the latest data tools. Throughout the episode, Carm lays out specific criteria and projected outcomes for driving AI adoptions in the workplace that drive productivity gains by building trust across the enterprise....

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Decreasing Diesel and Social Risk in Logistics - with Tomas Ohlson of Einride show art Decreasing Diesel and Social Risk in Logistics - with Tomas Ohlson of Einride

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Today’s guest is Tomas Ohlson, Founding Engineer at Einride. Einride is a Swedish-based logistics and technology company best known for pioneering automated transportation solutions and leveraging data to drive cost efficiencies across supply chains. Together with Emerj Senior Editor Matthew DeMello, Tomas explains how electric and autonomous vehicles are streamlining inefficiencies in logistics workflows and providing cost reductions in everything from energy use to inventory prediction. Later, they explore how an automation-first approach is giving us a new perspective on the best places...

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Data Governance and Legacy Tech Stack Challenges in Heavy Industry - with Rupam Baijal of Algoma Steel show art Data Governance and Legacy Tech Stack Challenges in Heavy Industry - with Rupam Baijal of Algoma Steel

The AI in Business Podcast

Today’s guest is Rupam Baijal, Director of Procurement at Algoma Steel. Algoma is a fully integrated steel producer based in Ontario that sells hot and cold rolled steel products, including sheet and plate. Rupam joins us on the program to talk about legacy data challenges in extractive industries and the need for digital transformation across the sector. Throughout the episode, Rupam measures the expertise gap between data science vendors and heavy industry subject matter experts and explains why it hinders collaboration. This episode is sponsored by Arkestro. Learn how brands work with...

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Fighting First Party Fraud and Chargebacks in e-Commerce - with Jeff Otto of Riskified show art Fighting First Party Fraud and Chargebacks in e-Commerce - with Jeff Otto of Riskified

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Today’s guest is Jeff Otto, CMO of Riskified. Riskified is a publicly traded SaaS company that specializes in fraud and chargeback prevention. In conversation with Emerj CEO and Head of Research Daniel Faggella, Jeff explains the ethical and business dilemmas surrounding chargebacks in online retail – particularly those for first-party fraud. Throughout their conversation, Jeff pulls from Riskified research and surveys with merchants across the globe to illustrate the enormity of the problem and why both chargebacks and first-party fraud are on the increase. This episode is sponsored by...

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Deploying AI in Healthcare and Life Sciences with Dr. Milind Sawant of Siemens Healthineers show art Deploying AI in Healthcare and Life Sciences with Dr. Milind Sawant of Siemens Healthineers

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Today’s guest is Dr. Milind Sawant, Founder and Lead of the AI/ML & DFSS Centre of Excellence at Siemens Healthineers. Dr. Sawant joins us in today’s program to talk about the top impediments to developing and deploying AI in any organization and avoiding the typical mistakes that life sciences and healthcare firms tend to make in the process. Later in the program, Dr. Sawant talks about the enormous changes that AI capabilities are bringing to diagnostics workflows and what the future of these industries will look like as these changes become more commonplace. This episode is...

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Fostering Responsible AI Outcomes through Operations and Developer Workflows - with Ranjan Sinha of IBM show art Fostering Responsible AI Outcomes through Operations and Developer Workflows - with Ranjan Sinha of IBM

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Today’s guest is Ranjan Sinha, IBM Fellow, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of WatsonX and IBM Research AI. Ranjan joins us on today’s program to discuss driving responsible AI and data governance practices through corporate operations. Throughout the episode, Ranjan highlights challenges and novel approaches for operationalizing AI with confidence and trust, emphasizing the importance of end-to-end lifecycle tracking, automated processes, and scalability. This episode is sponsored by Pieces. Learn how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj Media options at .

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The Importance of Tribal Knowledge for the Success of AI Adoptions - with Edwin Pahk of Aquant show art The Importance of Tribal Knowledge for the Success of AI Adoptions - with Edwin Pahk of Aquant

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Today’s guest is Edwin Pahk, Senior Vice President of Customer Success and Customer Pre-sales at Aquant. Aquant. Aquant is an AI-powered tech company that builds a co-pilot platform for service workflows. Edwin joins us on today’s show to talk about how AI can help service industries retain their organizational knowledge – or tribal knowledge, as it gets called – in the face of turnover and other expertise challenges. Throughout the episode, Edwin emphasizes the importance of personalization on both sides of B2B workflows and how these same tools can often enhance the work-life...

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In this episode, I interview the Managing Director of Silverwood Partners, Nicolas McCoy. Nicolas has over 15 years of experience leading corporate finance transactions & currently heads up Silverwood's valuation consulting practice.

Nicolas illustrates the strategic approach to making your startup or early stage company more appealing to investors/institutions and the steps to multiplying your odds for an expedited merger/acquisition.

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