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Automation within Kohl's: The Journey to Jarvis

Mark Yearling, AI Ops Engineering Manager at Kohl's and Adam Kozuch, AIOps Engineering Team Lead at Kohl's

Event Details

Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time
4-5 p.m.
Location
Description

Automation is essential in the technology space, especially in the ever-changing retail industry. We will discuss automation at Kohl's, highlighting the journey to develop a homegrown product known as Jarvis from an idea to a reality. While keeping business value as a guiding principle, Jarvis pinpoints key factors of speed and efficiency for any user. We will discuss the business and technical challenges presented to the engineering team that led to Jarvis, including a live demo of Jarvis.

Bio:

Mark Yearling, is the AIOps Engineering Manager at Kohl's. He has been with Kohl's now over 10 years working in roles ranging from Programmer to Manager. Most of his experience at Kohl's has been focused primarily around OMNI Channel, and the last 2 years has had the pleasure to focus all of his time in the fun, exciting world of Automation.

Adam Kozuch, is a graduate from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Comprehensive Computer Science.  Adam started his career with Kohl's as an intern 9 years ago, and has remained with Kohl's since joining.  Over the years Adam has worked as a Software Engineer in key areas of Merchandising and OMNI Channel, helping with important Kohl's rollouts such as Buy Online Pick Up In Store.  Adam joined the AIOps just over 2 years ago as the Engineering Lead, driving many important initiatives in the automation space. 

Cost
Free

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