United States of America

Dr. Jennifer Prendki

Founder & CEO, Alectio

Dr. Jennifer Prendki is a Data Science and AI executive with a passion for building and scaling highly effective Data Science teams and helping businesses monetize on their data assets. She worked at Figure Eight (previous known as CrowdFlower) as their VP of Machine Learning, and focuses on helping companies of all kinds make Artificial Intelligence work in a human world. Prior to joining Figure Eight, she held the positions of Head of Data Science at Atlassian and Senior Data Science Manager in the Search team at Walmart eCommerce. She is also a member of the Expert Panel at the International Institute for Analytics, and a technical advisor to several start-ups. She received her PhD in Particle Physics from Sorbonne Université in 2009 and has since then worked as a data scientist for a vast range of different industries. One of her favorite activities is to address both technical and non-technical audiences at conferences and share her knowledge and experience with aspiring data scientists.