AI in Action E441: Shahmeer Mirza, Director of R&D and IT Strategy at 7-Eleven

,  | May 1 2023 | JP Valentine

Welcome to episode 441 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 North America and Europe.

Today’s guest is Shahmeer Mirza, Director of R&D and IT Strategy at 7-Eleven in Irving, Texas. Founded in 1927 as the world’s first convenience store, 7‑Eleven now operates, franchises and licenses more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Their top priority has always been to give customers the most convenient experience possible to consistently meet their needs. 7‑Eleven aims to be a one-stop shop for consumers, a place people can always rely on to deliver what they want, when, where and how they want it.

Shahmeer joined 7-Eleven as their Director of R&D in December 2020 where he focuses on digital innovations that transform the future of convenience. He has a history of delivering customer-facing applied machine learning and computer vision solutions, and is experienced in growing large teams with deep subject matter expertise across a variety of engineering domains. Shahmeer is also a public speaker and inventor with a strong passion for shaping strategic roadmaps and delivering innovative products.

In the episode, Shahmeer will talk about:

An insight into the broader data organization at 7Eleven

Day-to-day life of the R&D team

How the team is structured for success

Upcoming projects in ML and Computer Vision

Why 7-Eleven is a great place to work

Career opportunities within the team

To find out more about all the great work happening at 7-Eleven, check out the website www.7-eleven.com or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @7Eleven. You can also connect with Shahmeer directly on Linkedin.

What did you think of Shahmeer’s podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Machine Learning in the retail industry heading over the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

If you’re interested in exploring our latest Data Science &ML jobs, check out our live vacancies or upload your resume today to keep up to date with all the latest opportunities.

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Welcome to episode 441 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 North America and Europe.

Today’s guest is Shahmeer Mirza, Director of R&D and IT Strategy at 7-Eleven in Irving, Texas. Founded in 1927 as the world’s first convenience store, 7‑Eleven now operates, franchises and licenses more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Their top priority has always been to give customers the most convenient experience possible to consistently meet their needs. 7‑Eleven aims to be a one-stop shop for consumers, a place people can always rely on to deliver what they want, when, where and how they want it.

Shahmeer joined 7-Eleven as their Director of R&D in December 2020 where he focuses on digital innovations that transform the future of convenience. He has a history of delivering customer-facing applied machine learning and computer vision solutions, and is experienced in growing large teams with deep subject matter expertise across a variety of engineering domains. Shahmeer is also a public speaker and inventor with a strong passion for shaping strategic roadmaps and delivering innovative products.

In the episode, Shahmeer will talk about:

An insight into the broader data organization at 7Eleven

Day-to-day life of the R&D team

How the team is structured for success

Upcoming projects in ML and Computer Vision

Why 7-Eleven is a great place to work

Career opportunities within the team

To find out more about all the great work happening at 7-Eleven, check out the website www.7-eleven.com or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @7Eleven. You can also connect with Shahmeer directly on Linkedin.

What did you think of Shahmeer’s podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Machine Learning in the retail industry heading over the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

If you’re interested in exploring our latest Data Science &ML jobs, check out our live vacancies or upload your resume today to keep up to date with all the latest opportunities.

Subscribe to The Alldus Podcast: 

     

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