[AI Success Factors] Detecting COVID's Impact with AI - with Telefonica's Chief AI Strategist Richard Benjamins

03.07.2022 - By The AI in Business Podcast

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In the third episode of our AI Success Factors series, we’re discussing a public sector application of AI. This Monday series is designed to deliver concise, industry-agnostic insights to start your week with a specific use-case and the most crucial success factor that brought it to life. Today, our guest is Richard Benjamins, Chief AI and Data Strategist at Telefónica. As one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Telefónica is a business that makes over $50B in annual revenue and has more than 100,000 employees worldwide. In this episode, Richard speaks to us about a specific project designed to reduce COVID cases by using data related to the movement of people. He also discusses the project’s results detailing how it was used in the real world and what factors led to its success. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to tune in for the rest of the AI Success Factors series on The AI in Business Podcast at podcast.emerj.com.

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