Training Data 101 – How to Get Reliable Training Data to Power Your AI

Training data is labeled data used to teach AI models or machine learning algorithms to make proper decisions. It’s paramount to the success of any AI model or project. We all know the phrase, “garbage in, garbage out.” If you train a model with poor-quality data, then how can you expect it to perform? You can’t and it won’t. Join the Appen team for this webinar to learn about:
  • Training data — what it is and why it’s important
  • Types of training data, how to annotate it, and how to keep it secure
  • 10 questions to ask before choosing a training data partner
  • Appen’s training data solutions including managed services, our data annotation platform, and off-the-shelf datasets
This is a great introductory webinar for those who want to learn more about how to start an AI project and what to think about before you start.
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Andrew Ettinger | Chief Revenue Officer

Andrew Ettinger joined Appen as Chief Revenue Officer in May 2023 overseeing the company's revenue strategies and driving growth in the field of AI. He joined Appen with more than 25 years of sales experience in sales and services in the technology industry. 

Andrew's expertise extends to harnessing the power of data to drive insights and optimize processes. As the Chief Revenue Officer at Astronomer, he successfully grew the adoption of their open-source data solution, leading to a remarkable increase in monthly downloads and revenue. His strategic initiatives resulted in a 600% growth in customer count and a 75% win rate. 

Prior to joining Astronomer, he served as the VP of Sales at Pivotal Software, where he helped grow the business from zero to $100 million in annual recurring revenue in a single year leading up to Pivotal’s initial public offering, and up to $500 million thereafter. Under his leadership, the company achieved three consecutive years of 50% revenue growth, fueling digital transformations for Fortune 500 companies in various sectors. 

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from The Ohio State University.