Starter Training


1 Day






Get a clear understanding of the current AI options available for business


Ability to assess the best solution (between classical AI and ML) for a given problem
Learn how to use AI in context by transforming it into insights for decision making
Identify opportunities specific to your business and suitable for AI support


  • AI History, Definitions, and Context

  • What is not AI

  • The big players

    • Google (Google assistant)

    • Microsoft (Cortana)

    • Apple (Siri)

    • Nvidia

    • IBM (Watson)

  • Real-world Case Studies

    • Retail (Amazon, Ali-Baba)

    • Financial Services (Sanlam)

    • Automotive (Tesla)

  • Natural language translation

  • Behind the scene

    • AI with expert systems

    • AI with machine learning

  • Review of Off-the-shelves tools (software or API)

  • The available tools

    • Tensorflow - Keras - Thean


Gilles Richard is a Professor of Computer Science at Paul Sabatier University (UPS – Toulouse 3 – France) where he is involved in undergraduate curricula and master programs. He is also the Founder of Geom, an AI based startup that focuses on transforming 2-dimensional images in 3-dimensional objects using machine learning algorithm and image processing.

He is also involved in Dystech, Dystech goal is to detect Dyspraxia by analysing a simple handwritten text, also using machine learning and image recognition.

Gilles is also the author of the book Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning.

Prof. Gilles Richard
CTO Consultant @KoxaiHead of Innovation and Technology @BITE , Founder @GeomCo-founder @DysTech and author of Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning

He discusses e-commerce’s impact on the retail industry, key things customers expect from an e-commerce platform, main obstacles restricting the Middle East’s e-commerce industry, and more.