Francesca Lazzeri

Principal Cloud Advocate Manager @Microsoft Francesca Lazzeri, PhD is an experienced scientist and machine learning practitioner with over 12 years of both academic and industry experience. She is author of the book “Machine Learning for Time Series Forecasting with Python” (Wiley) and many other publications, including technology journals and conferences.

Francesca is Adjunct Professor of AI and machine learning at Columbia University and Principal Cloud Advocate Manager at Microsoft, where she leads a large international team (across USA, Canada, UK and Russia) of engineers and cloud AI developer advocates, managing a large portfolio of customers in the research and academic sector and building intelligent automated solutions on the cloud.

Before joining Microsoft, she was a research fellow at Harvard University in the Technology and Operations Management Unit.  She is also on the advisory board of Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative, machine learning mentor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and active member of the AI community. You can find her on Twitter: @frlazzeri

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MLOps: The Most Important Piece in the Enterprise AI Puzzle

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) is a set of principles and practices that increase the efficiency of machine learning workflows and solutions. In this session, Dr. Francesca Lazzeri will provide an overview of the latest MLOps technologies and principles that data scientists and ML engineers can apply to their machine learning processes, with the goal of:

  • Faster experimentation and development of models
  • Faster deployment of models into production
  • Quality assurance

Wednesday May 26 / 11:10AM EDT (40 minutes)

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