Speaker: Ross Cruickshank

Developer Advocate @IBM

Ross Cruickshank is a Developer Advocate in the London City team, helping developers (startups through enterprise) across the UK benefit from IBM Cloud platform and services. He has a broad background in development (hardware and software), operations (network and data centre) and security, and is an experienced services consultant. Industry experience in engineering, banking, (re)insurance, utilities, and transport. He is keen and active in recruiting into and maintaining the IBM and open source ecosystem. Living in rural England, and experienced the variability of mobile carrier coverage, he has developed in interest in LPWAN technologies, and hosts both SIGFOX and LoRaWAN public access gateways. Hackathon opportunities are greatly appreciated, particularly weekends. Today, he will be mostly building prototypes and event-oriented systems with Node-RED, IOT and the Watson cognitive and data platform.

2019 Tracks

  • Predictive Data Pipelines & Architectures

    Case Study focused look at end to end predictive pipelines from places like Salesforce, Uber, Linkedin, & Netflix

  • Sequential Data: Natural Language, Time Series, and Sound

    Techniques, practices, and approaches around time series and sequential data. Expect topics including image recognition, NLP/NLU, preprocess, & crunching of related algorithms.

  • ML in Action

    Applied track demonstrating how to train, score, and handle common machine learning use cases, including heavy concentration in the space of security and fraud