@JohnNives on ways to demystify AI for enterprise

May 2, 2018

In this podcast, @JohnNives discusses ways to demystify AI for the enterprise. He shares his perspective on how businesses should engage with AI and what are some of the best practices and considerations for businesses to adopt AI in their strategic roadmap. This podcast is great for anyone seeking to learn about the way to adopt AI in the enterprise landscape.

0:28 John’s journey.
6:50 John’s current role.
9:40 The role of a chief digital officer.
11:16 The current trend of AI.
13:52 AI hype or real?
16:42 Why AI now?
19:03 Demystifying deep learning.
23:35 Enterprise use cases of AI.
28:25 Attributes of a successful AI project.
32:20 Best AI investments in an enterprise.
36:56 Convincing leadership to adopt AI.
39:20 Organizational implications of adopting AI.
43:45 What do executives get wrong about AI?
48:36 Tips for executives to understand the AI landscape.
53:11 John’s favorite reads.
57:35 Closing remarks.

John’s Recommended Listen:
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Jean’s BIO:
Jean-Louis (John) Nives serves as Chief Digital Officer and the Global Chair of the Digital Transformation practice at N2Growth. Prior to joining N2Growth, Mr. Nives was at IBM Global Business Services, within the Watson and Analytics Center of Competence. There he worked on Cognitive Digital Transformation projects related to Watson, Big Data, Analytics, Social Business and Marketing/Advertising Technology. Examples include CognitiveTV and the application of external unstructured data (social, weather, etc.) for business transformation.
Prior relevant experience includes executive leadership positions at Nielsen, IRI, Kraft and two successful advertising technology acquisitions (Appnexus and SintecMedia). In this capacity, Jean-Louis combined information, analytics and technology to created significant business value in transformative ways.
Jean-Louis earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from University at Buffalo and an MBA in Finance and Computer Science from Pace University. He is married with four children and lives in the New York City area.

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