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Inside Ople – Sergei Bernadsky

When you first meet Sergei, you may find him very calm and pleasant, which he is most of the time. But when it comes to Machine Learning and Foosball, you will be faced with a very different person. We call him Sergio. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated with a Master’s degree

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Inside Ople – Juan D. Cardozo

Every company starts small with just the founders and expands the team as needed. Juan is the first engineer that came aboard to help develop the product and the longest non-executive employee at Ople. Why did he choose to join a startup with just four people to start his career as a software engineer? Tell

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Inside Ople – Ted Lee

We are continuing to grow our team, and we have a new Enterprise Business Development Representative in the house! Meet Ted Lee. He has multiple years of enterprise sales experience, and he is super excited to be part of Ople’s rockstar sales team. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated USF with major

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Inside Ople – Sonya Panich

To continue product innovation, a company needs to listen to its customers, discover what the market needs, and deliver on time. At Ople, we have Sonya Panich as our product manager. Sonya sits between our engineering team and customers to shape a world-class AI product. Tell us a little bit about yourself. After graduating with

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Inside Ople – Srikanth Munjuluri

In order to achieve a dream, people make decisions that seem unreasonable at the moment. Our Research Engineer, Srikanth Munjuluri, made such irrational decision a few years ago. He left his Ph.D. program and came to the U.S. to get a Master’s degree in Computer Science because he wanted to dive deeper into the world

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Panel Discussion – Deep Learning: Where do we go from here?

Last Tuesday, our founder & CEO Pedro Alves was invited to speak at a panel “Deep Learning: Where Do We Go From Here?” led by Adam Vogel from SignalFire. Pedro discussed the current state, limitations, and future of Deep Learning with other panelists Tom Annau, Walid Saba, and Erin Ledell in front of industry professionals

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Lessons from AI & Big Data Expo North America 2018

Last week, the Ople team exhibited at AI & Big Data Conference & Expo North America 2018. As I mentioned in our previous event post “Plug and Play Fall Summit 2018 Recap,” we have been listening to our customers, and the team has been working hard to bring AI transparency, including model explainability, to the Ople

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Ople Unlocks the Black Box of Artificial Intelligence; First to Market with Transparent AI

Widespread adoption of AI is being held back, in regulated and unregulated industries, by a lack of transparency into AI models. Ople’s latest release opens the black box of the artificial intelligence decision-making process, making Ople the first to market with transparent AI. On November 28, 2018, the venture-funded, Silicon Valley company is rolling out a

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Model Explainability in an Unregulated World

In my last blog on the topic of transparent AI, I wrote about the necessity of transparency in heavily regulated industries. This post is about the importance and value that model transparency has in less/unregulated industries. Industries that fit this description include retail, digital advertising, manufacturing to name a few. There are various reasons why

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Should you build or buy AI? – VB Summit 2018 Boardroom Session Summary

Originally published on VentureBeat At VentureBeat’s recent VB Summit event, I headed a session on whether enterprises should build or buy AI. Between comments from the panelists and a group of about 20 business leaders, a good decision tree emerged for how to answer this question. Given how important the question is, I wanted to

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