WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 – Jon Tupitza, CTO solution architect and predictive analytics practice manager at Buchanan & Edwards Inc., an award-winning and fast-growing technology leader creating transformative solutions for government customers, will be speaking at the Azure AI Fest on Friday, Sept. 7,  at 3:45 p.m. EST at the Microsoft Reston Campus in Reston, Virginia. Tupitza’s discussion “Exploring Machine Learning Tasks and Statistical Data Analysis” will provide insight on the relationship between machine learning, artificial intelligence, data and statistics.


“I’m honored to be speaking at this event and look forward to sharing insights about the rapidly evolving landscape and emerging opportunities around artificial intelligence and machine learning,” said Tupitza. “We are on the precipice of a new era of information technology, and have the opportunity to bring dramatic new capabilities and securities to government system as we engage together as an industry, share best practices and have open dialogue about where we can provide the most value for government in the shortest time frame and at the best value possible.”


This session will explore how to apply the various categories and types of machine learning algorithms to common data science tasks, along with the corresponding statistical methods being implemented.


Tupitza has 20 years of experience in providing data platform, business intelligence and data science solutions to public sector customers. He has served as a senior business intelligence and SQL server consultant for Microsoft’s U.S. Public-Sector Consulting Services where he supported civilian, DoD and intelligence community agencies. Prior to this experience, Tupitza served as a managing consultant at SolidQ and as a principal solution developer at Avanade.


He has been recognized with industry certifications in data science, artificial intelligence, big data, business intelligence, database development and administration, software engineering, and infrastructure engineering. Tupitza earned a Master of Science degree in Data Analytics from Western Governors University and master’s-level certificates in data science from Harvard and Columbia.


The Azure AI Fest, presented by the Northern Virginia SQL Server Users Group and IT Pro Camp, Inc., is an industry event addressing some of the latest trends in technology.