Blend Honored with Top Accolades at DataIQ AI Awards for Groundbreaking AI Solutions and Exceptional Workplace

May 28, 2024

Blend earns “AI-Enabling Solution of the Year” and “Best Place to Work in AI and Data” at the 2024 DataIQ AI Awards

Columbia, Maryland – Between a keynote talk and a thrilling awards show, the Blend team had an eventful few days in Miami for the DataIQ 100 Summit. Here, we’ll be recapping our thought leadership on the DataIQ stage, the AI awards Blend was honored with, and Blend’s partnership with DataIQ.

Blend’s Client Work Recognized with the AI-Enabling Solution of the Year Award

The “AI-Enabling Solution of the Year” award was given in recognition of our client work in sales enablement. The Blend team had developed a GPT-powered solution for our client in the Insurance industry to answer detailed customer questions while continuously learning from and improving with feedback from their front-line employees.

“This project sets a new benchmark for AI innovation by combining cutting-edge AI technologies with a user-centric design approach to redefine customer service standards in the insurance industry... The project exemplifies the transformative potential of AI-enabled solutions and deserves recognition at the highest level.” - AI Awards Judge

Blend has long believed ourselves to be partners to ambitious technology leaders looking to take their teams on AI-transformation journeys. We are proud to be key enablers of impactful and innovative work for our clients and partners.

Learn more about the AI-Enabling Solution of the Year Award: https://www.dataiq.global/articles/ai-enabling-solution-of-the-year--blend

Blend Earns Honor of Best Place to Work in AI and Data

Hot on the heels of a sweeping global Great Places to Work recognition for our world-wide offices, Blend is now proud to also be recognized as the “Best Place to Work in AI and Data”!

This award honors workplaces that foster a culture of innovation and emphasizes empowering AI and Data talent to leave an impact. Blend’s intrapreneurial spirit is driven by everyday data leaders who bring the best out of each other.

“[Blend’s company] culture, underpinned by integrity, a people-centric approach, and a relentless pursuit of growth, reinforces its position as the best place to work in the AI and data industry.” – AI Awards Judge

From the development of responsible artificial intelligence policies to internal AI working groups, Blend is proud to be a destination for the best and brightest minds in data science and artificial intelligence.

Learn more about the Best Place to Work in AI and Data (Vendor-Side) Award here: https://www.dataiq.global/articles/best-place-to-work-in-ai-and-data--vendor-side--blend

About the DataIQ AI Awards

As part of the annual DataIQ Summit, the 2024 DataIQ AI Awards celebrates companies, individuals, and initiatives that have positively impacted society, the environment, and health, as well as demonstrated best practices in governance, over the past year. Efforts are awarded across a variety of categories such as; Best Responsible AI Programme, Most Innovative Use of AI, Most Effective Use of GenAI, and more.

Kick-Start Your AI Transformation with Blend

Many teams hurriedly begin their AI journey with a proof-of-concept project but quickly arrive at a crossroads. How can companies scale their AI efforts effectively? Ozgur Dogan, President of Solutions and Service Lines at Blend, took to the stage with John Lee, Chief Data Officer at NBCUniversal, to deliver the keynote “AI at Scale: Building out an Enterprise-Grade Approach to GenAI” to answer this question.

In this insightful talk, Oz took the audience through an exploration of the implications of scaling generative AI for essential business functions. John joined Oz on stage to share real-world examples of how his team at NBCUniversal are implementing GenAI into their everyday operations.

Later in the afternoon– Rob Fuller, SVP of Technology Solutions at Blend, helped the audience understand how to action the learnings from Oz and John’s keynote. Rob moderated a panel on the topic of “Leading Business Transformation with GenAI” with data science practitioners from Credit Suisse, T-Mobile, Destination Canada, and Delek.

Missed us our insights at the Summit? Explore our AI Thought Leadership here: https://www.blend360.com/thought-leadership

About DataIQ and Blend

We are proud to be a member of the DataIQ community. DataIQ’s community equips data leaders with the connections, knowledge, and expertise to make better decisions and build better businesses.

DataIQ’s global network boasts data leaders from the likes of the BBC, Lego, Unilever and many more Fortune 500 corporations. Blend’s global partnership with DataIQ is a sign of our commitment to nurture and give back to the data and artificial intelligence community.

Learn more about DataIQ: https://www.dataiq.global/

Start your data and AI journey with Blend: https://www.blend360.com/

Blend earns “AI-Enabling Solution of the Year” and “Best Place to Work in AI and Data” at the 2024 DataIQ AI Awards

Columbia, Maryland – Between a keynote talk and a thrilling awards show, the Blend team had an eventful few days in Miami for the DataIQ 100 Summit. Here, we’ll be recapping our thought leadership on the DataIQ stage, the AI awards Blend was honored with, and Blend’s partnership with DataIQ.

Blend’s Client Work Recognized with the AI-Enabling Solution of the Year Award

The “AI-Enabling Solution of the Year” award was given in recognition of our client work in sales enablement. The Blend team had developed a GPT-powered solution for our client in the Insurance industry to answer detailed customer questions while continuously learning from and improving with feedback from their front-line employees.

“This project sets a new benchmark for AI innovation by combining cutting-edge AI technologies with a user-centric design approach to redefine customer service standards in the insurance industry... The project exemplifies the transformative potential of AI-enabled solutions and deserves recognition at the highest level.” - AI Awards Judge

Blend has long believed ourselves to be partners to ambitious technology leaders looking to take their teams on AI-transformation journeys. We are proud to be key enablers of impactful and innovative work for our clients and partners.

Learn more about the AI-Enabling Solution of the Year Award: https://www.dataiq.global/articles/ai-enabling-solution-of-the-year--blend

Blend Earns Honor of Best Place to Work in AI and Data

Hot on the heels of a sweeping global Great Places to Work recognition for our world-wide offices, Blend is now proud to also be recognized as the “Best Place to Work in AI and Data”!

This award honors workplaces that foster a culture of innovation and emphasizes empowering AI and Data talent to leave an impact. Blend’s intrapreneurial spirit is driven by everyday data leaders who bring the best out of each other.

“[Blend’s company] culture, underpinned by integrity, a people-centric approach, and a relentless pursuit of growth, reinforces its position as the best place to work in the AI and data industry.” – AI Awards Judge

From the development of responsible artificial intelligence policies to internal AI working groups, Blend is proud to be a destination for the best and brightest minds in data science and artificial intelligence.

Learn more about the Best Place to Work in AI and Data (Vendor-Side) Award here: https://www.dataiq.global/articles/best-place-to-work-in-ai-and-data--vendor-side--blend

About the DataIQ AI Awards

As part of the annual DataIQ Summit, the 2024 DataIQ AI Awards celebrates companies, individuals, and initiatives that have positively impacted society, the environment, and health, as well as demonstrated best practices in governance, over the past year. Efforts are awarded across a variety of categories such as; Best Responsible AI Programme, Most Innovative Use of AI, Most Effective Use of GenAI, and more.

Kick-Start Your AI Transformation with Blend

Many teams hurriedly begin their AI journey with a proof-of-concept project but quickly arrive at a crossroads. How can companies scale their AI efforts effectively? Ozgur Dogan, President of Solutions and Service Lines at Blend, took to the stage with John Lee, Chief Data Officer at NBCUniversal, to deliver the keynote “AI at Scale: Building out an Enterprise-Grade Approach to GenAI” to answer this question.

In this insightful talk, Oz took the audience through an exploration of the implications of scaling generative AI for essential business functions. John joined Oz on stage to share real-world examples of how his team at NBCUniversal are implementing GenAI into their everyday operations.

Later in the afternoon– Rob Fuller, SVP of Technology Solutions at Blend, helped the audience understand how to action the learnings from Oz and John’s keynote. Rob moderated a panel on the topic of “Leading Business Transformation with GenAI” with data science practitioners from Credit Suisse, T-Mobile, Destination Canada, and Delek.

Missed us our insights at the Summit? Explore our AI Thought Leadership here: https://www.blend360.com/thought-leadership

About DataIQ and Blend

We are proud to be a member of the DataIQ community. DataIQ’s community equips data leaders with the connections, knowledge, and expertise to make better decisions and build better businesses.

DataIQ’s global network boasts data leaders from the likes of the BBC, Lego, Unilever and many more Fortune 500 corporations. Blend’s global partnership with DataIQ is a sign of our commitment to nurture and give back to the data and artificial intelligence community.

Learn more about DataIQ: https://www.dataiq.global/

Start your data and AI journey with Blend: https://www.blend360.com/

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