In this session, we’ll look at the impact of several recent developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) including the areas of computer vision, language understanding, and reinforcement learning on our ability to more effectively carry out projects. We’ll also dive into real-world use cases where these breakthroughs are being applied to improve our ability to get things done through better communication and collaboration, information processing, and decision making.
Lance Olson is a Director of Program Management working on Azure AI at Microsoft. In this role he works with organizations worldwide applying AI to achieve transformational change. In his 20+ years at Microsoft, Lance has been a part of many critical machine learning and data-oriented efforts serving customers that range from data scientists, developers, and database administrators to analysts and business decision makers. Lance was one of the founding members on the .NET team at Microsoft responsible for networking and data, and has worked extensively on Microsoft’s cloud services including Cognitive Services, Cognitive Search, Machine Learning, HDInsight, SQL Server, Power BI, and Excel.