10:00am - 11:00am: Building a Thriving Tech Ecosystem Silicon Valley has long been known as the center of technology innovation, but recently new cities, including Dallas, have emerged as trendsetters with their own unique cultures. This panel will discuss how these new hubs are differentiating themselves from the old, fostering innovation, attracting top talent, and building homegrown talent.
11:00am - 11:30am: Tour of the Capital One Garage No industry is as ripe for disruption as banking and how people interact with their money; at Capital One, we are re-imagining the way people buy cars and homes. Come check out our digital innovation space - the Garage - where we are designing products that change people’s lives.
11:30am - 12:00pm: Designing a Great Auto Purchasing Experience The auto purchasing experience is evolving; come learn what’s new in the auto industry, what kind of challenges the industry faces, how to develop with modern technology in mind, and how can we create an awesome experience for customers?
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Tour of the Capital One Garage No industry is as ripe for disruption as banking and how people interact with their money; at Capital One, we are re-imagining the way people buy cars and homes. Come check out our digital innovation space - the Garage - where we are designing products that change people’s lives.
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Developing with Modern Technologies at Capital One Few spaces are as ripe for technology-led disruption as how people relate to their money. Banking is inherently a digital product and digital will transform banking over time. Come hear how we are empowering our teams with cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to create intuitive products and tools that make it easier for our customers to manage their money.
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Break
3:30pm - 5:30pm: Data Science Discussion with Tech Titans Tech Titans, The Technology Association for North Texas, in cooperation with Capital One will conduct a data science reverse pitch event on Tuesday, November 1st, during Dallas Techweek. The event will feature a keynote address by Romelia Flores, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor at IBM Global Solution Center speaking on IBM’s data science initiatives including Watson cognitive technology. Following Ms. Flores’ remarks, a distinguished panel of data science experts will discuss their organization’s initiatives in big-data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Moderator Dave Copps, CEO and Founder of Brainspace will pose questions to panelists Akhil Uniyal, Global Head-Digital Transformation at Dell, Frank Sepulveda, data scientist at Pioneer Natural Resources, David Whiting , Head of Data Science Analysis-Financial Services at Capital One and Kevin Hunt, Director of Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Head of Translational Science at UT Southwester about their big data initiatives, what kind of challenges are they facing, trends they are seeing in the industry, and how the DFW innovation ecosystem can work together to tackle these problems. A networking reception will follow the panel discussion.