Position: Former Head of AI Foundation
As head of AI Foundation for H&M, Errol is currently working on overseeing the AI projects running at the H&M group. Prior to H&M, Errol worked as a Director of Data Science for ThinkBig Analytics, a Teradata company where he was responsible for setting up and delivering on AI projects across the Nordics, Eastern Europe and Russia. Prior to that he was in London as a Lead Data Scientist for the Vodafone group, but he originally started his career in Nordea bank where he spent about 10 years in various analytics roles.
The talk is about sharing the journey & learnings from building a world class AI function that builds scalable software for the entire H&M group. In the talk we will go through the tech stack behind it and some of the key enablers for us to scale and drive value from AI. H&M will go through how they have spent the last few years going from limited and scattered efforts to a centralized department with more than 120 people delivering value on a daily basis with AI.