Evolve with Technology Series

Winter Session: Impact of artificial intelligence in financial controls, fraud and risk mitigation in 2020 workshop

Artificial Intelligence!

The tabloids are full of it. Why is it the next coming? Why has it been touted as the “be-all” technology that will solve all your business problems (and some personal ones, too!)?

Separate the hype from reality. Understand why forward thinking businesses are harnessing its power to tighten up risk and fraud detection, financial controls and wastage.

How do we prepare for it? How do we have realistic expectations? Hear it from practitioners and users of this powerful technology at our workshop.

Event Date – January 23rd 2020, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm followed by dinner.

Location – UNLV- Student Union Building, Room# 209; 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Registration – 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Register below

Agenda:

Keynote: Risk and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence: Are we leaving changes to chance?

Panel Discussion 1: Impact of technology changes on risk and fraud strategies

Panel Discussion 2: Building blocks for change and success

Join us for dinner and networking with the speakers and peers to share, receive and thrive together.

Sid Mohasseb – Author of Top 100 Strategy book in Amazon |Business Philosopher| Innovator | Educator | Serial Entrepreneur | Venture Investor

Sid lives to infuse evolution into business goals – An award winning author of “The Caterpillar’s Edge” (soon to be taught at Wharton and USC), Sid is a serial entrepreneur, avid educator and firm believer in innovation. A flagbearer of planned evolution, he has been an integral part of KPMGs Innovation strategy and has been sharing his knowledge of Strategy at business schools for over half a decade.

BENJAMIN FLOYD | ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SPECIALIST | HARVARD ALUMNI | EX-CAESARS SVP-AML | CO-CHAIR ACAMS, S.NEVADA CHAPTER

Co-Chair S. Nevada Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), Benjamin has held Global leadership roles at giants like Caesars and Walmart for over a decade. A Harvard Alumni, Benjamin focuses on spreading knowledge about AML through his various endeavors. He has co-chaired the Non-Bank Financial Institution Subcommittee for the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group and continuously aims at developing practices for reducing money laundering and economic sanctions exposure.

STEVE WILSON--PRINCIPAL OF DATA SCIENCE AND AI, DAVITA INC | THOUGHT
LEADER | MENTOR | BRINGING AI TO MEDICINE

Steve has spent over 20 years leading teams of data scientists and data engineers in bringing the insights available through machine learning and AI to the front edge of medical decision-making. From early models of risk prediction in Asthma, COPD and Tobacco Cessation; to modern models looking at progression in kidney failure and hospitalization risk modeling; to cutting edge models of prescription drug risk detection, claims collection and individualized drug dosing, Steve's passion is for driving data science to meet the needs of the healthcare industry.

Ganesh Variar – Vice President, Head of Engineering, MGM Resort International | Enigmatic Speaker | Author | Business Transformation Pioneer

A prolific writer with multiple publications like “Finance transformation strategy” and “Make the leap to real-time decision making”. A sought after speaker at leading Industry conferences. Variar has been an integral part of enterprises among various industries like – MGM Resorts, Blue cross Blue Shield, JC Penny and more.

Sean Xu – Vice President Information Management, MGM Resorts International | Data Analytics Thought Leader | Transformation Management

Over 20 years’ experience of providing enterprise transformation consulting, Xu is a knowledge house of data & analytic solutions that have clear measurable impact on an organization’s bottom line. Sean has been a thought leader in the data analytic space and had several senior-leadership positions with organizations like Oracle and Motorola. An energetic speaker, Sean continuously tries to increase the knowledge of his audience about technology and business strategy alignment.

JUSTIN FINE | Neo4j | FRAUD DETECTION SME | CERTIFIED BIG DATA DESIGNER

Justin’s academic background is applied mathematics and has worked with graphs for over 12 years in many different verticals while consulting at entities such as: NSA, JP Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland to name a few. During this time as a consultant his focus was identifying "fraudulent actors" using advanced analytics in NoSQL technologies. When Justin isn't nerding he enjoys scotch, cigars, and reading with his cat Penny.

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