March 7th - Luís Calado

Luís Calado (Microsoft)

Microsoft machine learning story and why it is changing the company's future


Microsoft started to work on machine learning a few years ago. We incubated a few solutions based in our online platforms and some internal systems. Today we are making them generally available to the public and changing all our products to incorporate intelligent services. In this talk we will look at the past and what influenced the current Microsoft positioning and also look at the road ahead and what will be the future Microsoft services and products.


Bio: Luís Calado is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Portugal where he is responsible for cloud evangelism and for leading the company engagement with the Portuguese Startup ecosystem. He has a degree in Computer Science and he works in the IT industry for 17 years. Beyond Microsoft he is also a passionate developer, photographer and cooker.