Dr. Beverly Wright, Host

Dr. Beverly Wright, Host

Dr. Beverly Wright, PhD, CAP, serves as Vice President of Data Science & AI at Wavicle Data Solutions, and Executive Director for Data Science Programs for University of Georgia, Executive Education.

Beverly is a sought-after professional speaker at established conferences, presenting on topics related to data science, consumer insights, and marketing analytics. She also operates a nonprofit that leverages data science talent, tools, and resources for community betterment, tackling tough issues like human trafficking, opioid and other addictions, mental health, and other causes.

We hope you will enjoy TAG Data Talk, and for more information, please reach out to Dr. Beverly Wright on LinkedIn.


Latest Episodes:

Reducing Barriers to Complex Data Science Entry by Leveraging AI

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Hua Ai:

  •  What are the types of data science work able to get automated, managed with AI?
  • How can AI help, what steps are reduced?
  • How does this change the necessary skill set?
  • Are we writing ourselves out of a job?
  •  Final piece of advice for leveraging AI to reduce data science barriers?

Hua Ai, General Manager – Predictive Modeling, Delta Air Lines

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Defining and Adapting your Data Science Career

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Giang Do:

  • What is a Data Science career?
  • Value of Experience, Exposure and Knowledge.
  • What are the tricks to a successful career?
  • Tips you wish you had known.
  • Final piece of advice.

Giang Do, Global Sr. Dir & Head of One Demand Data and Analytics Solutions

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Building Data Science and AI Capabilities to Last

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Deepac Jose:

  • what are some of the capabilities
  • importance of challenging status quo
  • breaking silos
  • how to know you’ve won
  • final piece of advice

Deepac Jose, Global Sr. Dir & Head of One Demand Data and Analytics Solutions

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Applying a Data-Informed Approach to Influence Leaders and Business Decision-Makers

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Ned Caron:

  • What do we mean by data-informed?
  • How does this differ from data-driven or other philosophies?
  • What are the challenges and benefits for adopting data-informed decision making?
  • What advice would you offer to someone trying to move in the data-informed direction?

Ned Caron, SVP Marketing, Gray Decision Intelligence

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Evolution of Data Science: Enhancing Productivity, Not Replacing You

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Jorge Figueroa:

  • Possibilities and opportunities of new AI platforms
  • AI as a new danger to some professions or a new tool?
  • Advantages of AI and the new competencies that come with it

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Jorge Figueroa, Director Data Science, Derevo

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Ensuring Scalable Data Science Solutions

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Dinakar Deshmukh:

  • What does it mean for a solution to be scalable?
  • How have we lacked in this area as an industry?
  • Why it’s important to make solutions that last.
  • The future of data science products and scalability

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Dinakar Deshmukh, VP Data Science & Analytics, GE Aviation

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Successfully Leveraging AutoML to Solve Complex Problems

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Chad Harness:

  • what AutoML is for business people,
  • how do these types of tools work,
  • what are the right ways to leverage AutoML, and
  • expectations for the future of AutoML tools.

Chad Harness, Global Director, Data Science Enablement, DataRobot

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Getting the edu Right: Choosing academic programs to stimulate a successful career in data

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright talks with Justin Grieshop:

  • the backgrounds and disciplines in data science and analytics,
  • how to show the importance of diversity of thought, and
  • advice for understanding the right education and how to extract value from those resources.

 

Justin Grieshop, Director – Analytics & Insights, CBTS

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