Professor of Practice & Academic Director at Washington University
Jeromey has over 20 years of experience as a technology executive and academic leader specializing in artificial intelligence, data strategy and monetization, and digital transformation. As Academic Director and Professor of Practice in the McKelvey School of Engineering, Jeromey has played an instrumental role in formulating, growing, and teaching academic programs in information technology, applied data science, and applied computer science. On the corporate front, he has held key positions in notable firms, including North America Head of Data & AI Advisory at Avanade/Accenture, Managing Director at Slalom, and Vice President of Advanced Analytics at the Federal Reserve to name a few. With a reputation for building and leading high-performance teams, Jeromey brings a strategic and visionary approach to solving complex business challenges, always with an eye on long-term success and sustainability. Jeromey’s primary research focus is artificial intelligence and non-linear, high dimensionality reduction specific to medical imaging and earlier detection of early onset dementia and Alzheimer's.
(Presented by Jeromey Farmer, Professor of Practice & Academic Director, at Washington University) This session briefly explore the hype of AI and Generative AI and why this is now such a pressing topic in all industries. We will explore the most common use cases we are seeing across industries. We will dive into what it takes to prepare for AI adoption by looking at AI readiness across critical dimensions such as technology, data, people, processes, governance and others. We will then explore why Responsible AI and Governance must be at the forefront of any adoption. We will bring the session to a close by looking at what a illustrative, measured, and scaled adoption roadmap to help people start their journey including critical first steps.