Pandemic: Accelerating AI and Machine Learning? A Cross-Industry Update

VIDEO October 6, 2020

Speaker / Author

Patrick T. Harker, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Patrick T. Harker took office on July 1, 2015, as the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He was reappointed for his second five-year term effective March 1, 2021. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy. As an engineer by training, Harker has continued to apply his research and receive patents throughout his career. He considers the effect of automation on the labor force as “the perfect intersection” of engineering and economics. Other technological influences, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, are also playing ... Read More

Greg Driscoll

Senior Vice President of Service Operations and Chief Information Officer, Penn Mutual

Greg Driscoll serves as Senior Vice President of Service Operations and Chief Information Officer and has been with Penn Mutual since 2004. He is responsible for the development and delivery of award-winning digital and service capabilities that support the company’s strategic priorities and enhance the Penn Mutual service experience. He plays a key leadership role in helping Penn Mutual anticipate and serve the needs of Financial Professionals and our policy owner stakeholders. Mr. Driscoll is active in the Philadelphia-area community and is committed to industry leadership. He serves on the Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics Dean’s Executive Advisory Council, ... Read More

John P. Donohue

Vice President of Information Services Enterprise Services, Penn Medicine

John P. Donohue is the Vice President of Information Services Enterprise Services at Penn Medicine. John is responsible for leading several groups including the design, implementation and support of enterprise network, telecommunications and video technologies.  Additionally, John is responsible for leading the entity services organization.  The entity services organization provides end user services support and clinical engineering support to entities across Penn Medicine.  This group is also responsible for serving as the liaison between entity leadership and the Information Services organization. Mr. Donohue is a seasoned health care IT Executive with over 30 years of experience which includes: extensive senior ... Read More

Peter A. Gold, Esq.

Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC

Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC ( The consultancy brings businesses, colleges and universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy principally through identifying “high value” initiatives and stakeholders in new institutes, centers of excellence and other initiatives. TheGoldGroup, LLC assists its clients to obtain their individual objectives better, quicker and in a more cost effective and efficient manner. Representative projects for clients located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Geneva, Switzerland include creating a road map ... Read More