IoT and Machine Learning: Digital Transformation Enablers

Session Abstract:

The Internet of Things is a major digital business building block. We will discuss IoT value in leadership, opportunities and challenges, and next steps for enabling your enterprise to successfully scale it with Machine Learning.  Key points we will address include business drivers for the IoT, critical organization factors for IoT success, and common implementation issues.


Sandy Carter is Vice President of Public Sector Partners and Programs, driving growth in the public sector internationally, as well as in the USA. She previously built an enterprise workload team as the Vice President of Windows and Enterprise Workloads at Amazon Web Services (AWS) focused on helping companies innovate using their current technology and assets with migration and modernization through containers and serverless. She is the author of Extreme Innovation: Three Superpowers for Purpose and Profit, built on her research with Carnegie Mellon. Sandy was named Lifetime Achievement Winner, ‘Excellence in Cloud Achievement’ for 2019, AI Innovator of the Year Nominee in 2019, Top 10 AI Influencers for 2019, Top 10 Cloud Computing Influencer, Top 39 Engineers by Business Insider 2018, Top 50 AI influencer by Onalytica 2018, Top 10 Future of Work influencer in 2018, and Top 10 Women in Technology by CNN. Sandy is the Chairman of the Board of Girls in Tech, and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley. She was honored two times with the AIT United Nations Member of the Year award for helping developing countries with technology. She is an Advisor to startups in AI, IoT, and AR/VR. A trailblazer behind new business market entry and a recognized thought leader, Sandy has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Insider, Forbes, and Venture Beat.

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