Welcome to episode 198 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today's guest is Robert Parviainen, Senior VP of Data Science at Seriously Digital Entertainment in Los Angeles. Founded in 2013, Seriously combines a world-class creative team with a mobile-first experience to develop brands that can make a difference. Seriously build global entertainment franchises that come to life first as best-in-class mobile games and they are passionate about great storytelling and epic world-building, desperate conflict and hilarious comedy, unique characters and unlikely heroes.
Seriously build brands that not only succeed commercially but also can give back to the world. They are driven to make great games, to tell great stories and to build the next generation of entertainment experiences. They want to make games that keep you playing in the blue glow of your phone until the small hours or to fire up quickly for just one more round during your lunch break. They create experiences that can inspire you and maybe, just maybe, make the world a better place.
In the episode, Robert will tell you about:
The interesting work they do at Seriously Digital Entertainment
The journey of building a data team from scratch
Applying data science & analytics to impact the gaming industry
How new technology has impacted the sector
The Data Science’s team input into game design
Exciting opportunities & what’s in store for the future
To find out more about Robert and the interesting work happening at Seriously Digital Entertainment, check out the website www.seriously.com or follow them on Twitter @seriouslyhq. You can also connect with Robert on Linkedin. or follow him on Twitter @BubbaGrumpus.
What did you think of Robert's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Entertainment industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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