Meet Our Guest Panel:
Chanda Dani - Sr. Director Product Marketing, Solutions, Pure StorageChanda Dani leads Product Marketing for Solutions at Pure Storage. These industry solutions include Artificial Intelligence, Business and Log Analytics, Databases, Cyber Security and Risk Reduction, Enterprise Imaging, Genomics, High Performance Computing, Electronic Design and Automation, and full stack solutions from Pure Storage. She has over 26 years of experience in B2B enterprise product marketing and product management with specialization in infrastructure, SaaS, and B2B applications.
Kirk Borne - Data Scientist, AI Influencer, Ph.D., Data Leadership Group
Dr. Kirk Borne is the founder and owner of Data Leadership Group LLC. He is also an advisor to AI startups (including Prime.ai and Cipio.ai), an advisory board member to numerous organizations (including the IoT Community and Data Scientists Network - formerly Data Science Nigeria), a data scientist, global speaker, worldwide top influencer, astrophysicist, strategic advisor, educator, and trainer in all things Data / ML / AI. He is a sought-after global speaker on topics ranging from data mining, data management, big data analytics, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, internet of things, data-driven decision-making, modeling & simulation of dynamic systems to emerging technologies, future of work, education, and science.
Prior to his current roles, he was the Principal Data Scientist, Executive Advisor and the first Data Science Fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, and before that he was Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University. Kirk provides leadership and mentoring to multi-disciplinary teams of scientists, modelers, and data scientists; and he consults with some external organizations, industries, agencies, and partners in the use of large data repositories and machine learning for discovery, decision support, and innovation.