“The future of remote work: AI-enabled employee engagement optimization”

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During the COVID-19 pandemic many companies had to adapt to a new remote-work setting. This forced employers and employees to quickly implement a distributed workforce model. Because some companies directly saw the unexpected benefits of this new working arrangement in the form of higher productivity and lower costs, they decided to permanently shift to part-time remote operations. On the other hand, churns numbers increased to all-time highs with employees gaining the capability of switching their jobs to a remote arrangement without having to relocate. Companies are now at a crossroad and must make hard and quick decisions on the path forward to improve remote productivity, increase employee satisfaction, limit churns, and reduce costs. In this presentation we introduce a new platform adopting AI-enabled algorithms that improve remote meetings effectiveness and remote teams’ productivity. These algorithms are being successfully integrated into established and widely used platforms such as Zoom and Webex.

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  • Date: 28 Sep 2022
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • Starts 26 August 2022 11:00 AM
  • Ends 28 September 2022 06:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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“The future of remote work: AI-enabled employee engagement optimization”


Dr. Furkan Eris (https://www.linkedin.com/in/furkan-eris/) graduated from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2016 with a dual degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Physics. He moved to Boston and earned a Ph.D. in applied Machine Learning from Boston University, building algorithms to design and adapt computing systems, namely CPUs. Throughout his Ph.D., he has worked along with AMD and AMD Research which led to several patents (4) and publications (11). 

Dr. Eris founded Spiky.ai in 2022. Spiky.ai is a quickly growing Techstars-backed startup focused on applying runtime machine learning to generate conversational and emotional metrics to generate EQ metrics for companies. Spiky.ai is VC-backed, working with companies such as Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft teams, Udemy, and Disney. The company has grown to 25+ people in 1 year.