Building an Enterprise AI Factory

Machine learning (ML) adoption is maturing. Many organizations are succeeding with ML and now contemplating how to industrialize and scale this capacity. Join Hilary Mason, Founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs and GM of Machine Learning at Cloudera, as she discusses the challenges and opportunities for scaling enterprise ML across many dimensions, including people, process, strategy, and technology.

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Hilary Mason
General Manager, Machine Learning
Hilary is general manager, machine learning, at Cloudera. She was the founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs, an applied machine learning research company that Cloudera acquired in 2017. She also serves as data scientist in residence at Accel Partners, a leading global venture capital firm. Previously, Hilary was chief scientist at bitly. She co-hosts DataGotham, a conference for New York's home-grown data community, and co-founded HackNY, a non-profit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York's creative technical economy. She is on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and an advisor to several companies, including Sparkfun Electronics and Wonder. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board and is a member of the Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.