MSDS Seminar Series in Data Science: Joey Jonghoon Ahnn, AI engineer at Target

Friday, July 30 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Online

Registration Required: RSVP

Presentation of video with students watching

Speaker bio:

Joey Jonghoon Ahnn - Joey is a 15+ years experienced engineer, pioneer, startup adviser, and researcher in computer science and engineering industry. He is a principal AI engineer at Target and is a founding member of the AI group where he has built a feature store, AI-based demand forecasting system, and several MLOps tools.

Abstract:

Model-centric AI model development has been ever evolving in the past decade, enabling many mission critical applications in various industries. A retail industry is not an exception to this AI wave. In this talk, Joey will explain how Target has used AI to achieve better customer experiences by a data-centric approach to overcome drawbacks in the model-centric approach.