Machine Learning in Execution

2.10.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0

Learn how AI can positively impact the scale of what your business can achieve.

Welcome to Digitalist Vancouver Studios 1st ever meetup! Digitalist Group employs several AI / ML experts worldwide with diverse backgrounds in Data Science, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision and Predictive Modelling. We have successfully delivered solutions for interactive chatbots, AI-enhanced search, and automated image analytics. With so much hype surrounding AI, our first talk – Machine Learning in Execution, will cover the practical applications that will drive today’s businesses to a successful tomorrow.

Hosted by Teppo Kuisma, Digitalist San Francisco’s Managing Partner, this event will deliver a holistic understanding of how Machine Learning models can leverage real company data to solve real business challenges.  Our 3 speakers from the AI/ML industry will have you thinking about the tangibility of your future AI/ML solutions. The evening will be capped off with a panel discussion.

Event Program:

  • 5:00 pm – Doors open with drinks and snacks


  • 5:30 pm – Experiences from rapid prototyping and Sprint model approach to AI  – Kyle Hounslow, Machine Learning Engineer, Digitalist


  • 6:00 pm –  Deep Learning without seeing your data topics – David Wang, Data Scientist, TwoHat Security
  • 6:25 pm – Scaling Deep Learning opsEero  Laaksonen, CEO, Valohai


  • 7:00 pm – Panel discussion
  • 7:45 pm – Wrap up and network
  • 8:00 pm – End of event


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About the speakers:

Kyle Hounslow, Machine Learning Engineer & AI Tech Lead, Digitalist Vancouver Studio

Kyle is a Machine Learning Engineer and AI Tech Lead for Digitalist Vancouver Studio. He specializes in Computer Vision and Deep Neural Networks with emphasis on Fully Convolutional Networks (FCNs) and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). He has experience in training and deploying neural networks at production scale and is known for his pragmatic approach in solving many complex ML problems.

David Wang, Data Scientist, TwoHat Security

With extensive research experience in Machine Learning, David is highly skilled in Deep learning, Ensemble Learning, and Computer Vision.

Eero Laaksonen, CEO, Valohai  

Eero Laaksonen – an entrepreneur on the outside but a hippie with a keen interest in making the world a better place on the inside. Currently, Eero is escalating the adoption of machine learning in enterprises around the world with Valohai. Valohai is a promising AI and Machine Learning startup from Finland.

Teppo Kuisma, Managing Partner, Digitalist

With over 15 years of business experience in Information Technology, Teppo is Digitalist San Francisco’s Managing Partner and Digitalist USA’s Business Unit Head. Whether it’s online solutions, design and UX experience, or customer facing concepts and enterprise architecture – Teppo has been a part of it all! A solid track record in sales and business development in the Design and ICT industry, Teppo’s focus and capabilities are on change management and agile leadership.

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Date: 2.10.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0


800-333 Terminal Ave

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