Liberty IT has welcomed leaders from Google Cloud for a day of innovation focusing on Generative AI (GenAI).
The action packed-day of hands-on interactive learning, which took place in person in Liberty IT’s Belfast office and virtually, was attended by 218 employees and gave participants a practical understanding of Google Cloud and its Vertex AI platform by testing prompts, creating conversations and training machine learning models.
Speakers at the event included John Abel, Technical Director Office of the CTO at Google Cloud, who is a developer-turned-innovator who is focused on transformational sustainability solutions and using emerging technologies to enable the acceleration of reducing carbon emissions; Olive Power, an Application Modernisation Engineer at Google Cloud, who is an experienced solutions architect with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry; and Larissa Nigro, Key Account Director who leads the Google Cloud Team that works with customers including Liberty IT’s parent company, Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Brian Craig, Senior Director of Architecture at Liberty IT said: “The rise of GenAI over the last year has been impressive, and as the industry leaders in digital innovation, we are committed to furthering our collective GenAI literacy to ensure we are always ahead of the curve! It was a pleasure to welcome the Google Cloud team to Liberty IT for an innovation day focused on GenAI, which provided us with a captivating view of the near future.”
“Liberty IT is at the forefront of embracing new technologies and we’re all in when it comes to innovation and experimentation. We’re proud to partner with Google Cloud to support our employees in their ongoing learning and development experiences. The day was full of hands-on learning opportunities, bringing the latest GenAI concepts to life. It showcased the immense potential of these technologies and how they can revolutionize the business landscape. I want to extend my gratitude to Google Cloud for their invaluable partnership in making this event a resounding success.”
John Abel, Technical Director Office of the CTO at Google Cloud said: "Generative AI is fundamentally changing how businesses operate, fueling a new era of cloud that can benefit virtually every area of an organisation. By using Google Cloud’s leading gen AI capabilities, Liberty IT can unlock new insights that help them improve operations and be more productive."