Custer Speaker Series: 2023 Overview of AI/ML on GCP

Parkview campus, D-132 - 4601 Campus Drive Kalamazoo, 49008 - View Map Western Michigan University
Fri, Apr 14, 3:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Join us for an enlightening presentation by Jeremy Wortz, a renowned AI/ML Engineer at Google and Adjunct Professor of Tech Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University, as he discusses the "ML Ops State of the Union 2023" in our event titled "2023 Overview of AI/ML on GCP."

With nearly twenty years of experience in multiple industries, Jeremy is a seasoned data scientist who bridges the gap between business and technology in the realm of analytics and machine learning. He has successfully led and delivered advanced analytics projects for global corporations such as Chase, Whirlpool, AstraZeneca, Comcast, Walmart, Con Edison, and has assessed over two hundred analytics firms for M&A transactions. Jeremy has also founded and participated in multiple start-ups focused on customer package goods demand analytics using machine learning, and is known for building one of the first scalable custom AutoML solutions for demand forecasting. His current research focus is on applied reinforcement learning for business applications.

In his presentation, Jeremy will delve into the challenges faced in ML Ops, including models not making it into production, manual and one-off work, lack of reusable and reproducible components, poor handoffs between data scientists and IT, models breaking due to failure to adapt to changes in the environment, lost effort and return on investment, as well as regulatory and governance pressures. Drawing from his expertise, Jeremy will provide practical insights and best practices to overcome these challenges and discuss the future direction of Generative AI.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Jeremy Wortz's wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of AI/ML. Register now to secure your spot in this event, where you can also network with fellow professionals and gain valuable insights into the latest trends in ML Ops. Jeremy's bio and headshot are available below for your reference.

All registered GDSC WMU members will be given the chance to network with Jeremy 30 minutes before the event!



Friday, Apr 14
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)


Parkview campus, D-132
4601 Campus Drive Kalamazoo49008


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