Zoltan Prekopcsak

VP Data & Analytics at RapidMiner


The Pocket Guide to Artificial Intelligence
Thursday 14:00 - 14:45
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Data Science

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Just like any other technological breakthrough, Artificial Intelligence also triggers a lot of extreme opinions. Some see it as the end of humanity, while some call it the biggest revolution ever and something that will solve all our problems.

With the quick progress in AI and all the noise around it, it is hard to keep track of where we are. This session will take a step back and review the state of AI systems as of today. In some areas, AI can do better than humans, while there are areas that are unlikely to be tackled anytime soon. This guide will help you get a broader sense of where AI is today, where it may be in the near future, and how you can get involved.


Zoltan is a data scientist and entrepreneur who has spent the past 8 years working at data-driven startups. Most recently, he was leading the Analytics and Engineering teams at RapidMiner. Prior to that, Zoltan was the CEO and Founder of Radoop, a big data analytics company that RapidMiner acquired in 2014. He has experience in data science projects in various industries including telecommunications, financial services, e-commerce, neuroscience, and many more. He has dozens of publications and he is a regular speaker at international conferences.