Tim Bendel

Senior Data Scientist, Bank of America

Tim Bendel is a Senior Data Scientist within the Chief Data Scientist Organization at Bank of America. He has been a member of the team in its various incarnations for 12 years. His priority job responsibility: Research and innovation – specifically in the areas of machine learning, natural language processing, and graph analytics. Prior to […]

Christopher Brown

Sr. Info Security Analyst, TIAA

Chris is an accomplished security professional focused on delivering TIAA’s extensive security controls and services as a member of the Data Protection team. With more than 10 years of experience in Cybersecurity and the financial industry, Chris has the deep experience and technical savvy to take on even the most difficult Cybersecurity challenges that come […]

Jie Chen

Managing Director, Advanced Technologies for Modeling (AToM) Group of Corporate Model Risk, Wells Fargo

Jie Chen is Managing Director in the Advanced Technologies for Modeling (AToM) Group of Corporate Model Risk at Wells Fargo. She is leading the Statistics and Machine Learning team, focusing on development of cutting-edge models, algorithms, and a computing platform to advance the Bank’s practice in the areas of credit, operational, and market risk management. […]

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Responsible AI Lead and Analytics Executive, Accenture

Rumman Chowdhury is the Responsible Lead for AI and Analytics Executive at Accenture Applied Intelligence, where she works with clients to create cutting-edge technical solutions for ethical, explainable and transparent AI. Her passion lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and humanity. She is a TedX speaker, a Forbes Tech contributing author and has been […]

Richard Cline

Managing Director of Innovation Go-to-Market, Grant Thornton

Richard Cline is Grant Thornton’s Managing Director of Innovation Go-to-Market. He brings 35 years of management, technology consulting, design and delivery experience focused on advanced analytics, cloud-based solutions, digital transformation, internet-of-things, and systems implementation. Richard joined Grant Thornton to stand up the firm’s data analytics practice, after spending 13 years at IBM, where he led […]

Bojan Cukic

Chair-Department of Computer Science and Interim Executive Director of Data Science Initiative-UNC Charlotte

Dr. Bojan Cukic is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Data Science Initiative. Bojan is a software engineer with more than 20 years of experience in R&D. His work has been supported by […]

Naras Eechambadi, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO, Quaero

Naras Eechambadi, Ph.D. is the founder and CEO of Quaero, a leading customer data and analytics platform (CDP). Quaero accelerates data driven teams as they transform disconnected customer data into energized assets. Large enterprises grappling with complex customer data problems in multiple verticals use Quaero’s CDP to source and activate information from across their enterprise, […]

Tim Eisenmann

Chief Analytics Officer and Senior Vice President of Advanced Analytics at American Tire Distributors (ATD)

Tim Eisenmann serves as Chief Analytics Officer and Senior Vice President of Advanced Analytics at American Tire Distributors (ATD). ATD is one of North America’s largest auto-aftermarket distributors with its 4,000 employees and more than 140 distribution centers and operates one of the largest tire distribution e-commerce websites with tirebuyer.com. Tim oversees all advanced descriptive, […]

Sean Gannon

Health Analyst-Novant Health

Sean Gannon is a population health analyst for Novant Health based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His team develops and leverages predictive models and advanced analytical tools to provide meaningful support for teams across the spectrum of health care, from patient care to business operations. Before transitioning into his career in analytics, Sean spent five years […]

Misha Ghosh

General Manager, ADP Ventures

Misha Ghosh is a Senior Executive in ADP’s global strategy organization responsible for the monetization of the enterprise’s Big Data assets. Prior to joining ADP, he was with MasterCard. He was the winner of MasterCard’s 2014 global innovation challenge by leveraging MasterCard’s data assets to the Retail Commercial Real Estate industry. Misha also spent eleven […]