Podcast
Allied Digital CDO Utpal Chakraborty

Allied Digital CDO Utpal Chakraborty

EPISODE SUMMARY

Today, on How AI Happens, we are joined by the Chief Digital Officer at Allied Digital, Utpal Chakraborty, to talk all things AI at Allied Digital. You’ll hear about Utpal’s AI background, how he defines Allied Digital’s mission, and what Smart Cities are and how the company captures data to achieve them, as well as why AI learning is the right approach for Smart Cities.

EPISODE NOTES

Today, on How AI Happens, we are joined by the Chief Digital Officer at Allied Digital, Utpal Chakraborty, to talk all things AI at Allied Digital. You’ll hear about Utpal’s AI background, how he defines Allied Digital’s mission, and what Smart Cities are and how the company captures data to achieve them, as well as why AI learning is the right approach for Smart Cities. We also discuss what success looks like to Utpal and the importance of designing something seamless for the end-user. To find out why customer success is Allied Digital’s success, tune in today!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • A brief overview of Utpal’s background and how he ended up in his current role at Allied.
  • How Utpal would characterize Allied Digital’s mission.
  • The definition of Smart Cities.
  • How Allied Digital is able to capture the data needed to make a city a Smart City.
  • What made it clear to Utpal that AI machine learning was the right approach for the Smart City services.
  • Insight into what success and an end goal looks like for Utpal.
  • Why it is everyone’s job to design something that is seamless for the end-user.
  • A look at what Utpal thinks has been truly disruptive in the AI space.

Tweetables:

“I looked at how we can move this [Smart City] tool ahead and that’s where the AI machine learning came into the picture.” — @utpal_bob [0:11:11]

“[Allied Digital] wants to bring that wow factor into each and every service product and solution that we provide to our customers and, in turn, that they provide to the industry.” — @utpal_bob [0:16:27]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Utpal Chakraborty on LinkedIn

Utpal Chakraborty on Twitter

Allied Digital Services

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