E91 AI Awards 2022 Finalist Jimmy Hennessey, Director of Data Science and Software Engineering at ACI Worldwide

    Welcome to episode 91 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 Jimmy Hennessy, Director of Data Science and Software Engineering at ACI Worldwide. Nominated in three categories for the 2022 AI Awards, ACI Worldwide is a global software company that provides mission-critical real-time payment solutions to corporations. Customers use their proven, scalable and secure solutions to process and manage digital payments, enable omni-commerce payments, present and process bill payments, and manage fraud and risk.

    In the show, Jimmy will chat about:

    • An overview of the work they do at ACI Worldwide [01:50]
    • Their application in the Responsible AI and Ethics category [03:04]
    • Automatically writing unit test cases to productionalize software solutions faster [08:18]
    • Their nomination for James Brosnan in Young AI Role Model of the Year [12:35]
    • Nabanita Roy’s shortlisting in the AI Person of the Year award [14:05]



    Join us for the fourth annual AI Awards will be take place on the 23rd of November 2022 at The Gibson Hotel Dublin 1. This year’s AI Awards are sponsored by Headline sponsor Microsoft and along with the ADAPT Centre, Alldus International, CCT College Dublin, IDA Ireland and Mazars. To attend, head over to this link and grab your ticket today: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ai-awards-2022.

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