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David Lykken

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Created BY mortgage professional FOR mortgage professionals, Lykken on Lending is a weekly 60-minute radio program styled “podcast” hosted by mortgage veteran, David Lykken. Joining the program each week is Joe Farr with a MARKET UPDATE, Alice Alvey providing a LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, Paul Muolo of IMFnews.com & Sam Garcia of MortgageDaily.com giving a quick MTG NEWS HEADLINES update and Andy Schell (a/k/a "The Profit Doctor") providing tips on FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. This is followed by the HOT TOPIC segment, which is an in depth discussion about one of the hottest topics related to the mortgage industry. The program can be heard "live" each Monday at Noon Central or downloaded as a podcast. Each week thousands of industry professionals have found this to be an effective way to stay up on all that is happening in the mortgage industry. We invite you to join us to listen and learn. This broadcast is provided to the mortgage industry as a public service compliments of Transformation Mortgage Solutions, transforming an industry, one person, one process and one company at a time.

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As a follow up to the previous episode on Artificial Intelligence, David has invited Rich Gagliano & Soofi Safavi from Black Knight to join the program again in order to address some of the listener questions that were received after that first broadcast about Artificial Intelligence and how it can impact the mortgage industry. We know that across nearly every industry, advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Neural Networks are changing the way we do business, and in many cases, the way we live our lives. Our guests this week….. Rich Gagliano, President of Origination Technologies and Soofi Safavi, Business Operations Executive, Black Knight Rich is responsible for the direction of LoanSphere® Empower®, Black Knight's loan origination system for retail, wholesale and consumer-direct channels; as well as Black Knight's other systems to support correspondent lending and lead management. Soofi is the business operations executive for Black Knight leading the team helping to integrate artificial intelligence into Black Knight's origination technologies. With over 20 years of experience in mortgage and banking technology, Soofi has deep expertise in IT strategy, architecture and machine learning. Soofi was previously the CEO of HeavyWater Inc., the leading AI software provider focused on the mortgage industry, acquired by Black Knight in June, 2018. Prior to founding HeavyWater, Soofi was SVP and CTO at Radian, a leading mortgage insurance company, and a divisional CIO at Chase Bank. Soofi is an authority and featured speaker on cloud computing, agile software development and artificial intelligence.
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