Episode 0014

A Lesson in Artificial Intelligence and Risk-Taking

Claudia Perlich is a professional in the growing field of data science. With more than 50 published scientific articles, she is a widely acclaimed expert on big data and machine learning applications.

Claudia is the past winner of the Advertising Research Foundation’s (ARF) Grand Innovation Award and has been selected for Crain’s New York’s 40 Under 40 list, Wired Magazine’s Smart List, and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People.

Claudia holds multiple patents in machine learning.  And has worked at IBM’s Watson Research Center, focusing on data analytics and machine learning.  She is currently the Chief Scientist at a startup company called Dstillary. She holds a PhD in Information Systems from New York University (where she continues to teach at the Stern School of Business), and an MA in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.