Thu, Apr 30 | Webinar

AI Trends & Applications in eCommerce & Retail

Co-hosted By Women In AI, and TalentSeer
Registration is Closed
AI Trends & Applications in eCommerce & Retail

Time & Location

Apr 30, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

About The Event

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed everyday lives. Our eCommerce and retail experience will never be the same as companies build new forms of connecting with consumers, delivering product, and managing eCommerce supply chains. From tailored product recommendations and 24/7 chatbots to cashier-less grocery stores and virtual fitting rooms, AI has created enormous value and transformed eCommerce and retail industries. 

This meetup co-hosted by Women in AI (WAI),, and TalentSeer will convene a panel of AI leaders from eCommerce and retail businesses to share the current AI applications and trends. We aim to help participants develop a better understanding of the industry landscape and build connections to advance their careers in AI.

Key topics:

  • Trends and applications of AI in eCommerce & retail
  • Special AI use cases to support services amid COVID-19
  • Current challenges in adopting AI
  • Career advice for professionals who want to enter the industry 


  • 5:00-5:05 pm Introduction (TalentSeer & WAI)
  • 5:05-5:45 pm Panel Discussion 
  • 5:45-6:00 pm Q&A

Panel Speakers:

Bindu Reddy

CEO & Co-Founder @ RealityEngines.AI; 

Former General Manager, AI Vertical Services @ Amazon Web Services

Bindu Reddy is the CEO and Co-Founder of RealityEngines.AI. Before starting RealityEngines.AI, she was the General Manager for AI Verticals at AWS, AI. Her organization created and launched Amazon Personalize and Amazon Forecast, the first of their kind AI services that enable organizations to create custom deep-learning models easily. Prior to that, she was the CEO and co-founder of Post Intelligence, a deep-learning company that created services for social media influencers that was acquired by Uber. Bindu was previously at Google, where she was the Head of Product for Google Apps, including Docs, Spreadsheets, Slides, Sites and Blogger. Bindu has a Masters Degree from Dartmouth and B. Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Yuqian Dong 

Senior Research Lead @ Wormpex AI Research

Yuqian Dong is currently a Senior Research Lead at Wormpex AI Research, leading its Operations Research team. The focus of her team is to use Operations Research and Machine Learning techniques to drive retail operation decisions. Before joining Wormpex, she was a senior manager on Staples’ Supply Chain Team. There, her team was responsible for helping Staples’ customer delivery division to reduce operation cost, improve service level, enhance network infrastructure, and optimize carrier management strategies.

Margaret Laffan (Moderator)

Host @; VP of BD @ TalentSeer

Margaret Laffan is the vice president of business development at TalentSeer & and a venture partner with BoomingStar Ventures. Margaret leads the development of new partnerships to accelerate the expansion of TalentSeer’s AI talent ecosystem. Previously, Margaret drove sales and business development at SAP and was a client executive at AllyO, an end-to-end AI recruiter with an automated and conversational engagement platform.

About the Organizers

WomenInAI is a global nonprofit do-tank working towards gender-inclusive AI. Its mission is to increase female representation and participation in AI. It is a community-driven initiative bringing empowerment, knowledge, and active collaboration via education, research, events, and blogging. Become a member here. is a Silicon Valley-based tech community that connects and empowers global AI professionals through in-depth entrepreneurship, leadership, and AI talks with renowned tech leaders.

TalentSeer is a global tech talent partner providing integrated talent acquisition, market research, and executive search services. It has helped 150+ partners across internet services, finance, autonomous driving, retail, and healthcare industries to build strong engineering teams.

Registration is Closed

Share This Event