Join us for a discussion with UW-Madison School of Business faculty members about how small businesses can deploy AI. This discussion is geared toward those who already have a basic understanding of AI tools and some experience using them, and would like an overview and advice on best practices, developments, and business advice.
About the speakers:
Daniel Bauer is the Hickman-Larson Chair in Actuarial Science and current chair of the Department of Risk and Insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business. Prior to joining the faculty at UW-Madison, Bauer was the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Endowed Chair in Actuarial Science and Risk Management at Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama and Robert W. Batten Chair in Actuarial Science at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.
Professor Bauer’s research interests are at the interface of actuarial science, quantitative finance, and insurance economics. Professor Bauer earned his MS in Statistics from San Diego State University and his PhD in Mathematics from Ulm University.
Enno Siemsen joined the Wisconsin School of Business in 2015, after spending 8 years on the faculty at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, and 3 years on the faculty at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his PhD in Operations Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves as the Associate Dean for MBA and Masters Programs, and teaches courses in Sales & Operations Planning as well as Project Management. His expertise is in the fields of predictive analytics, demand forecasting, sales & operations planning, operations and supply chain strategy, and project management.
His research currently focuses on the use of augmented reality in manufacturing, on quality inspections & improvement in pharmaceutical manufacturing, on model selection in predictive analytics and on human judgment in sales & operations planning processes. Siemsen has been published in leading outlets such as Management Science, Organization Science, Journal of Operations Management, Production & Operations Management, Strategic Management Journal and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. His work has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review and the California Management Review. He is the author of ‘Demand Forecasting for Managers’, a recent book on forecasting and organizational decision making. He currently serves as a department editor for the Production and Operations Management Journal and the Decision Sciences Journal, and as an associate editor for the Journal of Operations Management and the Journal of Supply Chain Management.