Colin Toal

Developing software and ML models at IBM, Amazon and integrate.ai

VCLA hosting a talk by Colin Toal

DATE:Thursday, May 23, 2019
TIME:16:00 c.t.
VENUE:Zemanek Seminar Room, Ground Floor, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1040 Vienna

Abstract

How do large companies like IBM and Amazon organize, and how does that steer how they find problems to tackle? How is that different from a smaller company like integrate.ai? What is expected from newly recruited people in large vs small companies?

How to build fair, ethical and powerful predictive ML models? How to build a ML model in practical terms and what are the steps taken to protect data, preserve privacy, measure bias and deliver impact?

At this meeting, Colin Toal will give a brief presentation, based on case studies and stories from his experience. The presentation will be followed by an extended Q&A session.

Short biography

Colin Toal is a Toronto-based software developer. He is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of building high-performance, scalable software products for some of the world’s top technology companies. Prior to joining integrate.ai, Colin led highly successful engineering teams at IBM Watson’s Cloud Platform, Amazon and Oracle.

Contact

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Colin Toal

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