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The Future of Data Engineering in a Post-AI World

Michelle Ufford Winters Michelle Ufford Winters | Distinguished MTS, Data & Analytics | eBay

What does data engineering look like in a post-AI world? Will we even need data engineers? What will they do with their time if we can automate ETL? How does data engineering interact with AI? What is the role of data pipelines and data warehouses in a world of LLMs and vector databases? How can data engineering leverage this newfound intelligence to become betterfastersmarter?

The answers to these questions and more await you in this talk by eBay Distinguished MTS Michelle Ufford. She’ll begin with a brief look at the evolution of data engineering before delving into the major new data technologies and architectural patterns enabling AI, and conclude with some ways data teams can leverage AI to grow their own business impact.

This talk is ideal for data engineers wanting to future-proof their skills, data leaders needing to support and leverage AI, and anyone looking for hope and inspiration as we all speed towards an AI-fueled future.

Michelle Ufford Winters
Michelle Ufford Winters
Distinguished MTS, Data & Analytics | eBay

Former Noteable founder & CEO. Forbes Top 20 Rising Star for cloud computing. Award-winning blogger & technologist. Ex-data leader @ Netflix & GoDaddy. Current Distinguished MTS, Data & Analytics at eBay.