AI101: Introducing the AI & Machine Learning Series

Women Techmakers Berlin
Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 6:30 PM (CEST)

About this event

Women Techmakers Berlin brings you an awesome event dedicated to our passion and love for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The evening will kick-off with an amazing panel from four inspiring individuals and moderator in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning talking about their experiences, women in AI, how to navigate cognitive technology spaces and much more!

Later on we will have an open stage for job seekers or talent scouts, a QA round and networking. 🚀🚀


18:30-19:00 Networking over drinks

19:00-19:05 WTMB Welcome

19:05-19:10 Simplesurance Welcome

19:10-20:00 Fireside Chat with
Moderator: Chakameh Shafii, Product Lead at Simplesurance
Panel: Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini, Senior Manager Robotics & AI at Deutsche Telekom
Boxun Zhang, Data Science Lead at GoEuro
Christina Jenkins, Data scientist N26
Nadine Brehm, Sales Leader Watson Data Platform

20:00-20:30 Open Q&A, stage for talent scouting

20:30-21:00 Wrap-up and Networking


Christina Jenkins is a data scientist at N26, a leading mobile only bank based in Berlin with over 1 million customers. Her current focus is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to enhance customer experience, helping N26 on its journey to becoming the smart bank which customers love to use. Prior to N26, CJ spent 12 years working as an academic, researching the evolutionary processes that drive parasites to adapt to organisms. Her experiences in academia lend a fresh perspective when considering how machine learning can be utilized in banking.

Boxun Zhang is currently leading the data science team at GoEuro, developing machine learning capabilities to engineer the future of travel. Previously, he worked as data scientist at Spotify for several years, focused on user behavior modeling, machine learning, and experimentation. Before Spotify, he obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the Netherlands, studying user behaviors in large-scale Peer-to-Peer systems.

Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini is Senior Manager for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. In this role, Kenza is driving the RPA and AI solutions within the IT department of Deutsche Telekom. She is responsible of helping the internal customers identify automation and AI use cases and of developing the best solution to cover their needs. Her design thinking facilitation skills and her motto "common sense is not common" help her stay customer focused, enabling a user driven innovation!

Nadine Brehm is working in data and analytics Tech since more then 16 years. Currently she leads the Hybrid Data Management Business for IBMs Key Accounts across all major industries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She is driving the mission to make data simple and accessible, helping the clients on their journey to AI and helps to shape the information architecture of the clients in order to accelerate exploitation of Machine and Deep Learning.


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