Dr. Beverly Wright, Host

Dr. Beverly Wright, Host

Dr. Beverly Wright, PhD, CAP, serves as Head of Data Science Solutions at Burtch Works, 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:

Enabling an Analytics Culture through Transformative Processes

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright discusses with Stephanie Dean:

  • What an analytics culture is
  • Why is this difficult to achieve, and
  • Steps to reach toward an analytics data inspired culture

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Stephanie Dean, Senior Supply Chain Analytics Technical Manager, The Clorox Company

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Leading Data Scientists

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright talks with Ken Viciana about:

  • the nuances of leading data scientists
  • the biggest challenges when leading data science teams and function and how to overcome them
  • the most rewarding aspects of managing data scientists

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Ken Viciana, VP Global Data & Analytics Products, TSYS

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Power up with Data

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright talks with Johnny Howze, III about:

  • how can data help the energy industry,

  • shifting cultural mindset toward data science advancements energy will need moving forward, and

  • advice for industry executives on how to push the data agenda forward.

Johnny Howze, III, Senior Vice President, Southern Company
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Leveraging Data Science for Actionable Insights

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright talks with Eric Friedman about:

  • difficulties involved when trying to encourage stakeholders to implement data science,
  • how to overcome these challenges and make data science higher value,
  • advice to improve the impact of data science.

Eric Friedman, AVP, Expense Modeling & Analytics , Unum
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Connecting and Leveraging Academic Partnerships in Data Science

In this episode of TAG Data Talk, host Dr. Beverly Wright talks with Anqi Zou about:

  • ways academic institutions and corporate patterns can work together,
  • the advantages of forming these relationships,
  • how to get started working connecting universities and colleges with company data experts, and
  • how to recognize successful partnerships.

Anqi Zou, Senior Vice President, AI Innovation Leader, Truist
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