AI-First Companies: Implementation and Impact

AI Architect Dr. David Malkin of Cogent Labs shares how AI is changing how companies operate and how it will impact our lives.

He is joined in a dialogue with Dr. Jorge Calvo, Deputy Dean at GLOBIS University and himself an expert in Industry 4.0 and GLOBIS' Technovate curriculum.



Dr. David Malkin is an AI Architect at Cogent Labs Tokyo. David's Ph.D. in Computer Science at University College London focused on the optimization of complex networks, including neural networks, using genetic algorithms. Following his studies, David worked as a quantitative trader using machine learning to develop high-frequency trading algorithms. Seeing the tremendous impact of autonomous systems in financial markets in 2013 David established an AI consulting firm in London helping companies use AI technology. David joined Cogent Labs in the early days of the company in 2015 where he works both on research and business development.
Cogent Labs is a Tokyo based applied AI company which conducts cutting edge research and applies this to real world business challenges, from handwriting recognition to financial time series forecasting.

Mr. Calvo is an independent strategic advisor and professor, with 32 years of corporate experience as former Executive Officer at Roland DG Corporation Japan, President Global SCM Division HQ, and President & CEO in EMEA. His experience spans the fields of global operations management, global supply chain management, organizational change development and business strategy development, within the digital manufacturing industry.

Beyond this, Mr. Calvo has experience as a Visiting Professor ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Professor of Global Supply Chain Management at OBS Business School, Barcelona University, and is a Board Director and member of the Japan Operations Management & Strategy Association, as well as a member of the Council of Supply Chain Professionals, the Institute for Supply Chain Management, the Academy of Management. He is also a keynote speaker on Strategy, Change and Leadership.
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