E52 Kieran McCorry, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Ireland

Kieran McCorry, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Ireland discusses interesting initiatives around education & inclusivity, helping businesses deliver a better customer experience, successful examples of AI and cloud services in the industry & what to expect at the AI Awards

Welcome to episode 52 of AI in Action Ireland, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

In the run-up to the 2019 AI Awards, our goal is to share with you the insights of this year’s sponsors to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Kieran McCorry, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Ireland. With 27 years of experience in the technology industry, Kieran’s current role is to help Public Sector customers address their challenges, fully realize their opportunities and pursue their national priorities.

Kieran is responsible for positioning Microsoft as the partner technology company of choice and engendering trust, technology vision, strategic alignment, business model, business practices, and policy approaches to Microsoft customers.

In the episode, Kieran will discuss:

  • Interesting initiatives around education & diversity
  • Their work within AI and Cloud services
  • Helping businesses deliver a better customer experience
  • Successful examples of AI and cloud services in the industry
  • Using AI for our well-being and human behaviour
  • What to look forward to at the AI Awards

 

 

To find out more about Kieran and his work at Microsoft, check out www.microsoft.ie and follow them on Twitter @microsoftirl. You can also connect with Kieran on Linkedin and give him a follow on Twitter @MSirelandNTO.

What did you make of Kieran’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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AI Awards 2019: Last Chance for Tickets!!
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

There are less than 24 hours left to get your hands on tickets for the 2019 AI Awards as we invite you to come along to the Gibson Hotel this Wednesday 20 November to see all the great work being done in AI on the island of Ireland.

The AI Awards, in conjunction with principal sponsor Microsoft, is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

Click here or more details on how to get your hands on tickets for the AI Awards.

Author: AI Ireland

AI Ireland is a non-profit, community-led initiative that aims to showcase and share the knowledge in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We host monthly meetups, run the AI in Action podcast and will hold the AI Awards this November. Our goal is to bring together players in the field of AI in order to forge and strengthen ties, and to celebrate the development of AI for the greater good.

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