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[AI Futures - S2E3] AI's Economic Impact in a Future of Digital/Virtual Immersion - with Bronwyn Williams

AI in Business

Release Date: 07/03/2021

Everything Will Be Digitized: The Future of AI in Heavy Industry - with Joseph Berti of IBM show art Everything Will Be Digitized: The Future of AI in Heavy Industry - with Joseph Berti of IBM

AI in Business

Our guest this week is Joseph Berti, VP of AI Applications at IBM. This week, Joseph discusses high-level trends in how AI is making its way into heavy industry. He also speaks about what the world will look like as more and more physical assets are digitized and how this transformation will impact our world. Before selling to IBM, Joseph was previously the CEO of Oniqua, focusing on predictive maintenance for the oil, gas, and utility space. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to stay tuned for the upcoming series on The AI in Business Podcast. Starting Monday, November 1st, we’ll publish...

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Today’s guest is Emily He, SVP of Human Capital Management at Oracle’s Cloud Business Group. Currently ranked the 80th in the Fortune 100, Oracle is well-known for enterprise software and IT solutions. Emily has also managed the research that Oracle conducts annually on their employees’ impact, expectations, and thoughts on AI within their business. In this episode, Emily brings to bear some of the critical findings of this research. She also discusses the business implications for AI adoption strategies that don’t overwhelm the rest of a company’s teams. Discover more AI use-cases,...

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Today’s guest is Nikola Mrkšić, CEO and Co-Founder of PolyAI. PolyAI is an AI voice company based in the United Kingdom. Nikola previously appeared on an episode with us to discuss the future of voice AI for the customer experience. Today, Nikola dives into the use-case of appointment-setting with AI for voice. He talks specifically about the technical constraints, AI capabilities, and how to create workflows that add real value to the business. This episode is sponsored by PolyAI. If you run a disruptive AI firm and you’re looking to reach a global audience of AI-interested leaders, be...

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Today's guest is Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, a foresight and advisory firm based in South Africa, and Co-Author of "The Future Starts Now," published in April 2021. Today, Bronwyn shares her perspective on how strong artificial intelligence might impact society in Africa. She also discusses the unique ways technology is being adopted in Africa might mold future trends in the economy and the future of the human experience. If you are interested in more interviews about the future of artificial intelligence across industries, check out the AI Futures Series on AI in Business podcast on all major platforms at emerj.com/podcast.