[Webinar] Introduction to AI Engineering Online

Jan 25, 2022 · Toronto, Canada

Want to know what a career in AI Engineering entails? Want to know the tools and platforms that a modern AI Engineer needs to master?

Come join us for a 2-hour introduction session on AI Engineering!

You can join the workshop with this Zoom meeting link:


*Please make sure to leave time before the start of the workshop for registration*


According to deeplearning.ai, only 22% of companies using machine learning have successfully deployed a model. The need for ML Engineers is growing exponentially as the industry moves towards Data-centric AI. ML Engineering (MLOps) is at the intersection of Machine Learning, DevOps, and Data Engineering. It is a critical role that makes sure the AI products get deployed in production in a scalable and reliable way.

Topics We Will Cover:

- Introduction to AI Engineering
- Popular AI Engineering Platforms & Tools
- Introduction to WeCloudData's AI Engineering Program
- Ask Me Anything about an AI Engineering Career

Who is this event for?

- Data scientists, data engineers, software engineers, and AI researchers who want to learn more about AI engineering
- People with prior experience in machine learning, data science, and have solid programming skills

Learn More:

Are you interested in AI & MLOps? WeCloudData's official AI Engineering Bootcamp starts February 24th. Do not miss out on the chance to kickstart your future career - use the link below to learn more about how WeCloudData can help you advance your career and achieve your goals!


Speakers: Shaohua Zhang, Rhys Williams, Sonia Chhay

Shaohua Zhang:

Shaohua Zhang is a practitioner and thought leader in applied data science and big data technologies. He has over 11 years of experience in applied data science and has built a strong reputation for constructing high-performance data scientist teams in the past. Shaohua is currently the co-founder and CEO of WeCloudData, Canada's leading Data Science Education Accelerator, where he works on bringing more Data Science and AI talents to the Canadian job market.

Prior to co-founding WeCloudData, Shaohua worked as a senior data scientist at Kik Interactive and also helped build a high-performance data science team at BlackBerry that focused on building innovative data science solutions for marketing, CRM, and product teams. He is specialized in user interest graph modelling, targeted advertising, scalable location intelligence, and large-scale recommendation engines for mobile personalization.

He has also collaborated with Ryerson’s Data Science Lab on several big data research projects and helped develop the big data course at Ryerson University in 2015, where he trained over 150 professionals on big data technologies. He is a Data Growth Coach at Communitech and the lead facilitator of the Communitech Academy Data Science Fundamentals Bootcamp.

Rhys Williams:

Rhys Williams is the lead AI engineer at Beamdata. He is an AI and robotics lover. He has been teaching the Python for Data Science courses and is in charge of the Deep Learning Capstone project course at WeCloudData. He loves robotics, raspberry pi, deep learning, and has developed an AI robot named Mr-B.

Sonia Chhay:

Sonia Chhay is a Program Manager at WeCloudData. She graduated with a double major from UofT in Statistics and Cognitive Science (Computational Cognition). In her role, she takes part in material creation and oversees the improvement of students' learning experience to ensure a smooth learning journey.

Sponsorship: Manning Publications

This event is sponsored by Manning Publications. Visit manning.com and use code "weclouddata39" to receive a 39% discount on your next purchase. This discount code is eligible for all books and items sitewide.

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  • Toronto Data Science & Big Data Meetup

    Let's get together and enjoy the fun from treasure hunting in massive real-world datasets. WeCloudData offers free Data Science, Data Engineering, and Machine Learning workshops delivered by experienced data scientists from Google, Amazon, BlackBerry, Equifax, BMO, RBC, Scotiabank and TD to help you jump start on interesting and meaningful projects. Happy big data mining!

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