C3 - Demystifying AI Projects - Lessons from the Practioners

Important C3 Event Note: This is a hybrid event where the attendees can attend virtually (Google Meet) or in person at the Google Reston Office. PLEASE REGISTER and select the appropriate option and you will get the joining information from the C3 team as the next step. Due to the room size capacity constrained, we can accommodate 20 in-person attendees (lunch included), there is no limit for the virtual session. A separate Google Registration information will come after you register.


The future of IT is AI, and practitioners that embrace AI early on will be well-positioned to succeed in the digital age. We are concluding the 2023 C3’s Lunch and Learn Hybrid event by bringing three AI Cloud practitioners who will share lessons learned from successfully concluding the AI Projects. In this facilitated and engaging session, we will demystify AI and what it means for the PM and Cloud practitioners. This session is ideal for Public Sector professionals who are responsible for onboarding cutting edge program


Dale Hawkins

Dale Hawkins, Technical Program Manager in Google Professional Services, with over 30 years Information Technology experience. His current mission is to implement a wide set of Google Cloud services to Federal Civilian customers to bring secure business transformation. He leads Google Public Sector’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Community of Practice. Dale holds an Associate Degree in Industrial Electronics Engineering Tech. and Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems from Ferris State University. He also has a Masters in Business Administration from Oakland University and a Postgraduate Certificate from University of Texas in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.


Allen Kim

Allen Kim, Data & AI Engineer, Google Allen is a Data and AI professional with over 15 years of experience in the technology sector as a software engineer and project leader. At Google, Allen serves as the AI Practice Lead for Public Sector Service Delivery and is a GenAI SME. Allen is a certified GCP Professional Machine Learning Engineer and Cloud Architect and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.


Lekshmi Nair

Lekshmi Nair, is a Cloud Program Manager in Google Professional Service Organization with 20 years of experience in Information Technology helping deliver critical Technology & Digital transformation Programs. Before joining Google, Lekshmi served as the Delivery Lead for various Consulting firms across Insurance, Financial services and Healthcare domains. Lekshmi holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. She is a certified GCP Cloud Digital Leader and holds multiple Project Management certifications including PMP, CSM & RTE

Event Details

Date & Time

9 November 2023

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EST-05:00)


Hybrid Event | In-Person: 1900 Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, VA 20190 | Virtual Webinar


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