AI World Executive Summit

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Monday, December 3 | 9:00 – 12:00
Is your business ready for harnessing AI and intelligent technologies? A recent study of 3,000 business executives from large enterprises globally has indicated that 85% of these organizations view the deployment of AI as strategically imperative, however less than 5% have seen any success to date. How will AI impact your customers, partners, and employees? These big questions and many more are on the minds of business leaders, CEOs, CMOs, CDOs, and CIOs. The AI World Executive Summit provides business executives with a strategic look at the state of the practice in enterprise AI across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare and Financial Services.

9:00 The AI-enabled Enterprise is Closer Than you Think
Scott Lundstrom, Group VP and General Manager, IDC

By 2019, 40% of digital transformation (DX) initiatives will be supported by cognitive/AI capabilities. AI is poised to transform next-generation IT across the enterprise. Every role in the transformed organization will be impacted by AI’s ability to inform, augment, and automate decision making. In this presentation, Scott Lundstrom, IDC Group Vice President and General Manager, will set the stage by sharing IDC’s key Artificial Intelligence predictions and industry implications that will impact IT professionals over the next five years.

9:20 Talk Title to be Announced
David Kiron, Executive Editor, MIT Sloan Management Review

9:45 CXO Roundtable: Accelerating Innovation Across the Enterprise
Moderator: Scott Lundstrom, Group VP and General Manager, IDC 
Anthony Scriffignano, PhD, SVP & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet
William Mark, PhD, President, Information & Computing Sciences, SRI

10:25 Networking Refreshment Break

10:50 Harnessing Financial Data: How AI Can Make Retail Banking and Payments Better and Safe
James Wester, Research Director – Global Payments, IDC

The data that accompanies how consumers pay contains valuable insights that are already making financial services more secure thanks to artificial intelligence. However, the promise of AI in financial services is only just being tapped. The next step is for artificial intelligence to help banks and credit unions offer services—financial planning, insurance, credit and more—that anticipate their customers’ needs. This session looks at the ways AI will soon change how consumers save, shop, and pay.

11:30 AI: The Force Behind Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Lynn Dunbrack, Vice President, IDC Health Insights

Artificial intelligence is poised to be a market disruptor with worldwide healthcare provider AI spending forecasted to reach $3.8 billion in 2020 with a five-year annual growth rate (CAGR) of 49%. Nearly 30% of U.S. healthcare providers responding to an IDC survey report that artificial intelligence will drive digital transformation the most within their organizations. In this presentation, Lynne A. Dunbrack, research vice president, IDC Health Insights, will identify key digital transformation use cases for AI and examine how healthcare organizations are migrating from AI embedded analytics to AI embedded workflows to improve operational efficiency and patient outcomes through smarter workflows and better automation.