April 17th - 2024

AI and

Redefining Knowledge Work


Join us at Ventanas on April 17th for an exclusive evening of insights and networking at the intersection of AI and Business Automation.

This event, hosted by Digital Workforce and Sema4.ai, will bring together industry leaders, innovators, and decision-makers based in Metro Atlanta.

Our keynote speakers will include renowned experts from Southern Company and Align Technology, who will share their experiences and strategies in leveraging AI and automation to transform their businesses.

This event will enable AI, Automation and IT professionals to learn about:

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    Actionable solutions for process automation excellence

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    Insights on the future of generative AI for knowledge work

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    Unique perspectives on how intelligent automation can drive enterprise-wide digital transformation

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    Latest trends and real world application of AI, Business Process Automation and Robotic Process Automation

The venue

Ventanas, 275 Baker St.


Enhance your network: Connect with the best in automation in the Atlanta area – other forward-thinkers and innovators, just like you.

The evening will kick off with a networking session accompanied by a selection of exquisite hors d'oeuvres. This will be a perfect opportunity to connect with peers and thought leaders in the industry.

Enjoy an open bar throughout the event, and after the presentations, we’ll have a buffet dinner.


Date: April 17 | 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET
Location: Ventanas, 275 Baker St. Atlanta

3:00 pm – 4:00 pmRegistration & networking
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm"Automating Knowledge Work" - Sema4.ai founders discuss the impact of AI on automating knowledge work and what practitioners need to know about it today.
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm"Innovations in Business Automation" – Karri Lehtonen from Digital Workforce Services Inc. presents the latest advancements in Business Process Automation and their practical applications in various industries.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm"AI-Driven Transformation" - Rachel Maness, AI & Automation Product Manager at Align Technology will share their experience of leveraging AI and automation to boost workplace productivity while mitigating risk.
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm"Real-World Applications of Intelligent Automation" - Kirk Hunter, RPA Analyst Team Supervisor, Southern Company, provides a case study on their digital transformation journey.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmBuffet Dinner & Networking

We look forward to seeing you there! Register now!
Please note: Spaces are limited, so register early to secure your spot

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Kirk Hunter

Kirk Hunter is the Lead Analyst for the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Team at Southern Company. A futurist and graduate of the University of Miami with certifications in Agile, Lean Six Sigma, SCRUM & Blue Prism with a proprietary blend of creativity, intelligence and decisiveness. Award winning public speaker (Toastmaster DTM), author and thought leader with extensive experience in Sales, Logistics, Supply Chain, eCommerce, Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Digital Media. Kirk has a passion for providing financial education and empowerment to underserved communities, receiving the 2022 Distinguished Educator of Personal Finance Award.

Rob Bearden

Rob Bearden is co-founder and CEO of Sema4.ai. He was co-founder and CEO of Hortonworks, a publicly traded open-source company that merged with Cloudera in 2019. He was then CEO of Docker in 2019 and remains on the board. Rob returned to Cloudera in late 2019 to serve as CEO where he led the restructuring and sale to private equity firms KKR and CDR for $5.3B. Previously, he served as President and COO of SpringSource, a leading provider of open-source developer tools, until its acquisition by VMWare in 2009. Prior to joining SpringSource, Rob served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital. He also served as President and COO of JBoss, a leading open-source middleware company, until its acquisition by Red Hat in 2006.

Karri Lehtonen

Karri is Head of North America, formerly head of Business Development and Legal at Digital Workforce Services Plc since 2019, Chief Operating Officer at Youredi Ltd in 2018-2019, Sales Director - US, UK and Global Partners at Basware Corporation 2015-2018, Director, Global BPO Solutions at Basware Corporation 2012-2015, Vice President, Australia and New Zealand at Basware Corporation 2010-2012, Vice President, M&A and Legal Affairs at Basware Corporation 2009-2010, Corporate Lawyer at Basware Corporation 2002 – 2009.

Antti Karjalainen

Antti Karjalainen is the co-founder of Sema4.ai, where he leads community engagement and customer acquisition efforts. Previously he served as the Founder and CEO of Robocorp, before Robocorp joined forces with Sema4.ai. He has a strong background in contributing to innovation in open-source community. At Sema4.ai, Antti is focused on advancing 'automation as code,' AI actions, and generative AI technologies with customers and the open-source community

Ram Venkatesh

Ram Venkatesh is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Sema4.ai. He is responsible for the long-term technology strategy and vision, collaborating closely with the largest customers, engineering, product, and go-to-market functions. With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, Ram has a keen interest in generative AI, data management, query processing, and distributed systems. Ram has held senior technical roles at several leading enterprise software and cloud companies. Most recently, he was the CTO at Cloudera, where he successfully oversaw the adoption of big data by customers worldwide, resulting in a quarter of the world's data under management.

Rachel Maness

AI & Automation Product Manager at Align Technology. Rachel is a results-oriented Product Manager with a passion for leveraging AI and automation to boost workplace productivity. At Align Technology, she oversees generative AI and automation products, along with the company's cognitive search platform. Rachel has a strong foundation in digital transformation and risk management, having previously worked for Align's IT Audit team and Ernst & Young's (EY) Risk Advisory Practice. Rachel holds an Executive MBA with a concentration in Strategy and Leadership from the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Her certifications as a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) demonstrate her commitment to data security and best practices, while her certifications in Lean Six Sigma and JIRA highlight her product management acumen.

Suds Menon

As Chief Product Officer and co-founder, Sudhir Menon is responsible for all technology delivery at Sema4.ai. He previously was the chief product officer for Cloudera where he led the R&D and support teams organizations for the company. Prior to Cloudera, he was the founder and president of SnappyData, an Apache Spark-based in-memory analytics platform provider that was acquired by TIBCO Software. Before SnappyData, Sudhir held management positions at Pivotal, VMware, and Gemstone Systems. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from Pune University and an MBA in entrepreneurship from Babson College.

About Digital Workforce

Digital Workforce Services Plc is a leading business process automation services and technology solution provider globally. Digital Workforce Outsmart services and technology solution suites allow organizations to save costs, accelerate digitalization, increase revenue, improve customer experience, and gain a competitive advantage. Globally, over 250 large customers use Digital Workforce’s services and technologies to transform their businesses with automation. Founded in 2015, Digital Workforce currently employs over 200 business automation specialists in the US, UK & Ireland, and Northern and Central Europe. Digital Workforce is publicly listed in Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland.


About Sema4.ai | Robocorp

Sema4.ai is on a mission to define the future of knowledge work by building intelligent agents that transform how knowledge workers collaborate with AI. With a founding team of proven industry leaders from companies such as Cloudera, VMware, Hortonworks, and JBoss, and the acquisition of open source automation pioneer Robocorp, Sema4.ai's category-defining intelligent agents connect context to action, changing how work gets done in the enterprise. Sema4.ai is where the promise of AI meets the potential of people.

https://sema4.ai | https://robocorp.com