March 2018

TD's Layer 6: The Future of Banking

11:30am-1:30pm | Marriot Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

In every industry, the adoption of AI is on the rise. Strides have been made across sectors to use it to anticipate customer needs and to improve the customer experience. TD's recent acquisition of Layer 6, a global leader in AI, aims to marry the power of data, advanced analytics and AI to drive innovation and deliver personalized experiences to customers at every interaction point. How will Layer 6 enhance TD's business model? Who will benefit? Join us to discuss AI in the future of banking.

- Lunch will be served -

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

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TD's Layer 6: The Future of Banking

Rita Trichur

Financial Services Editor & Business Columnist
The Globe and Mail & Report on Business Magazine

Rita Trichur

Rita Trichur is an award-winning journalist. She is the Financial Services Editor for The Globe and Mail and a Canadian business columnist for the Report on Business Magazine. Rita returned to Globe in July 2016 after spending about 2 ½ years as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s Canada bureau. She primarily covered domestic banks and insurance companies from Toronto, but also wrote a variety of other stories about Canada for the U.S. newspaper.

Prior to WSJ, Rita spent more than three years at the Globe, initially working as a general assignment reporter in the Report on Business before covering the telecom beat. Rita has also covered financial services and economics for the Toronto Star, and has held various roles at the Canadian Press and the Ottawa Sun. She has a Bachelor of Journalism and Political Science and a M.A. in Canadian Studies – both from Carleton University in Ottawa.

Tomi Poutanen

Chief AI Officer, Co-Founder Layer 6
TD Bank Group

Tomi Poutanen

Tomi is co-founder of Layer 6 and serves as TD Bank Group's Chief AI Officer. Prior to Layer 6, Tomi founded three technology companies with exits to Microsoft and Yahoo!. Tomi is a co-founder of the Vector Institute, a leading academic research institute for deep learning. He is a founding fellow at the Creative Destructive Lab, the world's largest AI venture accelerator. Tomi holds an MSc in Computer Engineering and an MBA from University of Toronto.

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