Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

AI Agents: Orchestrating the Future of Digital Workflows

The advent of AI Agents heralds a new era in computing, introducing a paradigm shift from conventional application-specific interactions to a holistic orchestration of digital workflows across various platforms and industries. This presentation will explore the concept of AI Agents as a pivotal innovation in artificial intelligence, capable of transforming user experiences by enabling seamless integration and management of tasks across multiple applications. Unlike their predecessors, AI Agents excel in providing a personalized, context-aware interface, learning from user interactions to offer tailored assistance. Join Prerak to dissect the core components that distinguish AI Agents from traditional AI applications, including their planning and orchestration capabilities, memory functions for short-term and long-term user interaction, and the integration of diverse tools and platforms to complete complex workflows. The presentation will highlight groundbreaking use cases across different sectors, showcasing how AI Agents can revolutionize fields such as healthcare, finance, education, and customer service by enhancing efficiency, productivity, and user engagement, including the latest thinking from Microsoft. Finally, Prerak will discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the widespread adoption of AI Agents, including the development of robust ecosystems that support the growth of AI Agents and the potential for AI Agents to become a primary user interaction model. By examining the strategic implications for businesses and the broader industry, this presentation aims to provide insights into how AI Agents could redefine the future of digital interaction, encouraging a forward-looking discussion on embracing this new computing paradigm.

Prerak Garg

Prerak Garg is a visionary product leader and strategist in the field of artificial intelligence, currently serving as Senior Director within Microsoft’s Cloud & AI division. At Microsoft, he has been instrumental in shaping the AI strategy and investments, specifically in healthcare. Prior to Microsoft, Garg served as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, focusing on the development and implementation of artificial intelligence solutions at Fortune 500 healthcare companies. His academic credentials include an MBA from the Wharton School and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Garg is celebrated as a thought leader, and holds esteemed fellowships at the British Computer Society and the Institute of Engineering and Technology.