Stephen Hardy | CEO

Stephen Hardy, CEO, Ambiata

Dr. Stephen Hardy is the CEO of Ambiata where he leads a team focused on helping our clients activate their data for better customer outcomes. 

Previously, Stephen was the Group leader for Data Platform Engineering at CSIRO’s Data61, where he specialised in privacy-preserving machine learning and data analytics across telecoms, finance, health and government.

Stephen also spent 12 years in R&D at the Image and Video R&D Centre at CISRA, Canon’s Sydney lab, where he led Australia’s first commercial machine learning lab and produced a number of innovations that were used in Canon's products worldwide. 


Day 1 @ 11:40

Personalising digital services through AI

People judge all digital services by the best digital services they see, and the best digital services subtlety and effectively personalise their customer experiences. Stephen will use a Financial Services case study to introduce you to the opportunities and challenges in using AI and machine learning on your data to build personalised digital services for Australians, including:
  • Activating internal data:Learn the design patterns that allow data from deep within an organisation's data infrastructure to be used in customer facing digital services.
  • Closed-loop Machine Learning:Discover how continuous intelligence systems learn in real-time about constantly changing customer behaviours and adapt their responses.
  • Ethical AI: Understand how personalisation systems can be kept within ethical guide rails set by your organisation.

Day 1 @ 12:10

Roundtable 04: Barriers and solutions to activating data for automated decisioning

Sharing and discussion of the common barriers and solutions that exist in activating data for automated decisioning. This will consider a) Ethics; b) Data Access; c) Modelling; d) Production; and e) Monitoring.In addition to hearing from your Departmental peers, we will share our own insights from both the private and public sectors and also provide some thought leadership aimed at helping you assess your current state and determining your future roadmap.
last published: 21/Oct/20 11:35 GMT
last published: 21/Oct/20 11:35 GMT
last published: 21/Oct/20 11:35 GMT

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