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AI is Poised to Transform Financial Services

By Martijn Rasser, Director of Analysis, Kyndi At first blush, the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) portend unprecedented disruptive change for the finance sector. The imminent widespread adoption of AI is better thought of, though, as a quick evolutionary spurt—a punctuated equilibrium—in a history spanning decades. The world of finance has long been a […]

What’s all the Fuss about the Challenges of Deep Learning?

The hype around Deep Learning is at an all-time high, but is it justified? While it excels at tasks such as image recognition and language translation, Deep Learning is not without its limitations. Earlier this year, Gary Marcus (http://garymarcus.com), scientist, author and CEO/Founder of Geometric Intelligence (recently acquired by Uber), discussed the 10 challenges for Deep Learning […]

From Numbers to Ratios to Vectors to Graphs

Welcome to Doug Bryan, SVP Data Products at Merkle, as a guest blogger. Doug has decades of software and data science experience including practice lead at RichRelevance, VP of Analytics at iCrossing, product recommendations lead at Amazon.com, R&D manager at Accenture, and lecturer at Stanford University. Doug provides background on the evolution of data structure […]

Three Key Takeaways From DoDIIS 2018

The annual Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference took place last week in Omaha, Nebraska. DoDIIS, the largest of the intelligence community (IC) conferences, brings together experts from government, military, industry, and academia to tackle information technology challenges. This year’s theme was “Data as a Weapons System: Revolutionizing Intelligence.” A few of […]

Practical AI for the Enterprise: Part Two

Below is the continued conversation between Kyndi™ Founder and CEO Ryan Welsh and Don LaValle, former director of Strategic Business Operations and IT at Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas, around planning and executing an enterprise AI project. Ryan Welsh: How would you identify a specific problem within an enterprise where applying AI would make a big […]

Practical AI for the Enterprise

Kyndi™ is building the first Explainable AI™ platform for government, financial services, and healthcare. Explainability is critical for regulated industries where organizations are required to explain the reasoning behind a system’s decision-making. Earlier this year, Don LaVallee, former Director of Strategic Business Operations and IT at SHARP Microelectronics of the Americas, joined Kyndi™ Founder and […]

Kyndi Among Featured Alumni at Creative Destruction Lab Super Session

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies. Its nine-month program pairs founders with experienced entrepreneurs and investors to set focused, measurable objectives with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation. Kyndi, a graduate of the program in 2017, was a featured alumnus at last week’s inaugural CDL Super Session. […]

Kyndi CEO Ryan Welsh Interviews East West Bank’s Kannan Srinivasan

Kyndi is building the world’s first Explainable AI™ platform. Explainability is especially important in regulated sectors such as government, financial services, and healthcare where organizations are required to explain the reason for any decision. Kyndi Founder and CEO Ryan Welsh recently spoke with Kannan Srinivasan of East West Bank about leveraging artificial intelligence technologies to […]

Current Conversations In AI: John Sowa

Kyndi Founder and CEO Ryan Welsh recently sat down with John Sowa, a Kyndi fellow and a fellow at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. John is the inventor of conceptual graphs, a formalism for knowledge representation originally designed to map language to logic. Welsh and Sowa discussed knowledge graphs and how they […]

AI is Poised to Transform Financial Services

By Martijn Rasser, Director of Analysis, Kyndi At first blush, the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) portend unprecedented disruptive change for the finance sector. The imminent widespread adoption of AI is better thought of, though, as a quick evolutionary spurt—a punctuated equilibrium—in a history spanning decades. The world of finance has long been a […]

Kyndi CEO Ryan Welsh Talks Data with Megan Hanley of Freedom Financial

In the latest installment of Current Conversations In AI, Kyndi Founder and CEO Ryan Welsh sat down with Megan Hanley, Chief Marketing Officer at Freedom Financial Network, to talk about her experience using technologies to drive data decisions, the AI “black box” problem, and more.