Kevin Horecka

Kevin Horecka

Lead Data Scientist, American Pets Alive! and Walmart Technology

Kevin has a background in Computer Science, Embedded and Vision Systems Engineering, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Software Engineering. He earned his PhD from the University of Illinois in Neuroscience, and he currently works at Walmart Technology, an artificial intelligence branch of Walmart that solves internal business problems for the company using AI, as the lead of the Data Science group. He also leads the non-profit initiatives for that group. He has been a volunteer Researcher and Technologist for American Pets Alive!, and Parvo Medical Volunteer at Austin Pets Alive!, since 2011 where he works on innovative technology and research ideas to help advance the state of the art in animal sheltering.

Friday Feb 28th, 2020

Using YOUR Data to Save Lives Workshop

Clock Icon7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Map Icon Capitol E, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

Data questions? Look no further, we have answers! If you want the latest data tips, whether you are a board chair, shelter director, program manager, volunteer or advocate, we can help you. Learn how you can use data to achieve YOUR lifesaving goals. By the end of the session, you will be ready to make and implement strategic goals based on your data. If 2020 holds plans for strategic change, you will want to sit in on this session. This can apply to any level of learner because goal setting is important to all of us.

Sunday Mar 1st, 2020

How to Use Research to Save Lives

Clock Icon3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
Map Icon Capitol A-C, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

2019 was a big year for research. Know which research is the most important to know about and what it tells us about sheltering.


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