Robin Lester is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft working in Global Partner Solutions (GPS) to help partners bring Data and AI solution to market. With over 20 years in the industry, specializing in Machine Learning technologies, databases and data warehouses.

Sessions

In this talk we will discuss best practices around how to design and maintain an Azure SQL Data Warehouse for best throughput and query performance.
Within Azure we have a rich ecosystem of AI services that can be leveraged to gain new insights into your data. This session will give you an easy to digest breakdown of the key services that matter and how to approach each one. Cognitive Services, Bot Framework, Azure Machine Learning Studio, Databricks, Notebooks, the Azure ML SDK for Python and the Azure ML Service
Ever wondered how you can add the power of ML to your existing SQL estate without the need to invest in new services? Come to this session to learn about running Python and R workloads in SQL, the PREDICT function, and how to operationalise models in Azure SQL Database
How to understand where bias lies, how to collect data and the impact of bias and ethical considerations in your data science solutions.
Understand how to create, train and operationalize your data science projects in Azure Machine Learning.
In this short session we will go through the pitfalls, lessons learnt and best practices when building your AI consultancy practice.
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