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Thursday, April 29 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Amplifying Human Creativity: AI & The Humans Who Make It Happen — Supported by Nordstrom

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Talk of AI and its impact on nearly every industry permeates every corner of our world these days, but AI still needs humans to build and grow its capabilities. Join this session to hear from folks working in the AI field. The discussion will range from what skills are key to working in this space to the demystification of AI roles. The panel will also talk to the importance of diversity in the workplace for building better AI.

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Rossella Blatt

Sr. Director of Data Science and Analytics, Nordstrom
Sr. Director of Data Science and Analytics at Nordstrom - Digital and Styling, Rossella Blatt is a passionate and visionary thought leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Throughout her 15+ years of experience in the field of Data Science, she had the privilege to work in... Read More →

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Rakesh Sharma

VP - Data & Strategy, Safrapay
Rakesh is the VP of Data and Strategy at Safrapay where he leads data engineering, analytics, AI/ML initiatives, and business strategy. Prior to Safrapay, he executed complex, large-scale digital transformation programs to achieve organizational goals while building high-performance... Read More →
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Musa Katuli

Sr. Director Data Science & Analytics, Nordstrom
Multifaceted Analytics executive with over 17 years of experience in team management, advanced analytics, research, visualization and presentation. Adept at Growth Hacking customer acquisition initiatives for both online and offline media; for early stage as well as mature Fortune... Read More →
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Zheyu Yang

Senior Director, Data Science and Engineering, Expedia Group
Zoe is a Senior Director of Data Science and Engineering at Expedia Group. She is a data scientist by training and has led cross functional organization delivering data science and machine learning capabilities in various industries. She champions AI power, analytical rigor, customer-back... Read More →

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An incredible eye for what's next in fashion. A passionate drive to exceed expectations. For more than 100 years, we've worked to deliver the best possible shopping experience, helping our customers express their style—not just buy fashion.Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion retailer... Read More →

Thursday April 29, 2021 4:00pm - 5:30pm PDT