E89 AI Awards 2022 Finalist Tariq Zaki, Co-Founder and CTO at Shopbox.ai


    Welcome to episode 89 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland.

    Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness and everyone living in Ireland.

    In this episode, we are joined by Tariq Zaki, Co-Founder and CTO of Shopbox AI. Nominated in two categories for the 2022 AI Awards for Best Application of AI in a Startup & in a Consumer/Customer Service Application, Shopbox AI a retail technology company that helps analyzing the consumer behaviour and recommends products to the customer. It aims to improve the customer experience by showing them accurate recommendations of products, to make it as convenient as in a local retail store.

    In the episode, Tariq will tell you about:

    • How Shopbox got founded & which problems they wanted to fix in the online retail market (1:17)
    • Why the context of customer purchases matters (2:37)
    • Their approach to building a model (4:38)
    • How to implement their solution into websites (7:44)
    • Making the solution scalable (8:46)



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