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Hiawatha Business Summit- Leveraging AI for Growth: Opportunities for Small & Medium Sized Business

Hiawatha Business Summit- Leveraging AI for Growth: Opportunities for Small & Medium Sized Business

Tuesday, August 20, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Linn County Regional Center
1770 Boyson Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Greg Edwards is not your average entrepreneur; from disrupting the tech landscape and safeguarding data to battling cybercrime, Greg's ventures have consistently been at the forefront of innovation.

Join Greg at the Kirkwood Regional Center in Hiawatha for a morning program about the evolution, myths, and realities of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this session he will discuss current trends in operational efficiency, AI in customer service, data analytics, decision making, and cybersecurity. He will also cover the ethical considerations of using AI and what low cost, accessible tools and systems small businesses might start out with.

Greg has spent 25 years setting industry benchmarks and securing businesses technology in an ever-changing landscape. In 2017, he founded Canauri, a cybersecurity game-changer specializing in AI-based anti-ransomware solutions.

Join Hiawatha area businesses for a morning of networking and education! This informal gathering, hosted at a local business, provides attendees the opportunity to develop new contacts, enjoy a light breakfast and learn more about a topic of interest to Hiawatha businesses.

The Hiawatha Economic Development Corporation, the City of Hiawatha and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance collaborate to bring you this event.