Sharad Shandilya

VP AI Practice Lead Fidelity Investments

Sharad Shandilya is a strategist, scientist and execution lead across finance, digital and cloud. He is currently establishing A.I. capability for Fidelity Investments with a focus on products, education, and governance.
Sharad's books, peer-reviewed publications and patents span AI, IoT, and decision-support; instituting new services, products, platforms, teams, and operating models, enabling exponential growth of startups and technology-driven transformation of enterprises in the new era of HPC and big data. A frequent speaker and panelist, he established data science practices for multiple leading firms prior to Fidelity.
Sharad’s education includes Masters and Doctorate in computer science, with post-doctoral A.I. R&D at University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

4:20 PM Panel: How to recover when machine learning goes wrong

- Identifying at what point human intervention is necessary 
- Avoiding building models on spurious relationships

Conference Day Two: July 1 2020

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

4:40 PM Panel: Challenges from data preparation to deployment – AI governance and privacy

- Trading data that is and isn’t in public domain
- How to uncover bias in underlying data types, data sets, ML models and processes
- Compliance (and capability) – wise can companies afford to stay in the cloud?