Early adopters of Artificial Intelligence ( AI ) are already revolutionizing major sectors of our economy, including online marketing & advertising, consumer electronics, healthcare, media & entertainment, and defense & intelligence.

The next wave of AI promises to disrupt older, larger sectors of our economy – manufacturing, energy, transportation, and robotics. These sectors have historically invested heavily in automation technologies using rules-based systems, with all of their limitations.

With the rise of the industrial internet of things, new technologies based on data-driven AI systems open a world of new opportunities. These new applications are able to apply AI models to complex physical systems in harsh industrial environments. These industrial applications have the potential to unlock trillions of dollars of value through increased efficiency, greater worker productivity, and ultimately higher quality goods and infrastructure.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- Key trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industrial industry
- Top use cases and industries, including manufacturing, energy, transportation, and agriculture
- How NVIDIA and SAP address the 4th industrial revolution with AI/ML


Jerry Chen,NVIDIA Business Development, Machine Learning & Data Science

Speaker Bio:
Jerry Chen is responsible for developing NVIDIA's ecosystem for artificial intelligence in industrial applications. Past roles include management positions in professional graphics, scientific HPC, and NVIDIA's Inception Program for AI startups. He holds a Bachelors and Masters of Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.


Paul Kurchina, Connector, Analyst, and Community Catalyst

Speaker Bio:

Having spent over 25 years improving business operations with SAP and other industry technologies (as both a customer and as a consultant), Paul Kurchina is a Connector, Analyst and Community Catalyst dedicated to SAP and the SAP Ecosystem. He is passionate about monitoring future trends and developing and sustaining his broad network of business colleagues and friends across the globe.
Taking a broad view of the overall industry and using a large network of stakeholders, Paul proactively seeks to bring people together who will benefit from sharing their mutual experiences and business know-how. And as Industry Analyst, he keeps track of developments in existing and new technologies to improve business performance of corporations.

Since joining ASUG in 1993, Paul has held volunteer leadership positions in multiple communities, including utilities, plant maintenance, centers of excellence, enterprise architecture, and enterprise portals. He has also served two terms on the ASUG Board of Directors. Currently, Paul’s primary business client is the Americas’ SAP Users Group (ASUG).

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