Join us for a lively conversation about the intersection of business strategy and artificial intelligence (AI). The SingularityU Miami Chapter wraps its three-part online/Zoom artificial intelligence series with two seasoned experts: Philip Evans, Senior Advisor and Fellow at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Roy Lowrance, Founder and CEO of Applied Data Science, LLC. Both prescribe to a presbyopic technological world view, and will candidly share their professional experience and best practices and applications about business and artificial intelligence. Please join us and come with lots of curiosity and questions!
Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 5:00-6:00 PM
Tickets are $7.00 per person. A Zoom link will be sent to registered guests.
Philip Evans is a former Senior Partner with BCG. He founded both BCG’s Media and Internet practices and was the first-elected BCG Fellow. He focuses on strategy in the context of disruptive information technologies. He was educated at Cambridge, where he graduated #1 in Economics, was a Harkness Fellow at Harvard, and also has a Harvard MBA. He is a former Director of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII).
He is author of many publications, and won a McKinsey Prize, for the best contribution to the Harvard Business Review. His book Blown to Bits was a global best-seller. His TED Talk “How data will transform business” has garnered over 1,700,000 views.
He was designated by Walter Kiechel as one of the 15 “Lords of Strategy” in his book of that title.
Roy Lowrance has over 20 years of data scientist experience working in media, finance, human resources, and education. He established the data science pedagogy at NYU, Colombia, and the University of Miami. Lowrance has a PhD in Computer Science from NYU focused on machine learning for time series with concept drift. Dr. Lowrance is Founder and CEO of Applied Data Science, LLC in New York, Chief Data Scientist at Autonomous Professional Development, and serves as the Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC).
About Boston Consulting Group
BCG is an American management consulting firm founded in 1963, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with over 90 offices around the world. The firm is the second-largest consulting firm by revenue and one of the most prestigious in the world. BCG has been recognized by Consulting Magazine as the best consulting firm to work for. It is part of the elite Big Three (management consultancies), along with Bain & Company and McKinsey & Company. [source: Wikipedia]
About Singularity University
Singularity University is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all. Singularity’s collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. They offer educational programs, courses, and summits; enterprise strategy, leadership, and innovation programs; programs to support and scale startups and promote social impact; and online news and content. (It is not an accredited university and does not provide traditional university qualifications.) The SU community includes entrepreneurs, corporations, global nonprofits, governments, investors, and academic institutions in more than 127 countries. With over 5,000 impact initiatives, our community is driving positive change in the areas of health, environment, security, education, energy, food, prosperity, water, space, disaster resilience, shelter, and governance.
SingularityU Miami Chapter is a local Chapter and community organization of Singularity University. They believe in bridging the creative and technology community and empowering an economy of exponential thinkers and doers in Miami. SU Miami is designed for anyone hungry to change the world. No matter your age, gender, sexual orientation, race, or religion. Aspiring and successful entrepreneurs, technology and art aficionados, geeks, and the curious are welcome.