Jan 23, 2020
Beena Ammanath - Programmer to AI Tech Philanthropist (#25)
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Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Beena Ammanath. 

Beena is a managing director with Deloitte Consulting LLP and is an award-winning senior executive with extensive global experience in artificial intelligence and digital transformation. Her knowledge spans across e-commerce, financial, marketing, telecom, retail, software products, services, and industrial domains with companies such as HPE, GE, Thomson Reuters, British Telecom, Bank of America, E*TRADE and a number of Silicon Valley startups. Beena is the founder and CEO of Humans For AI Inc. She has co-authored the book “AI Transforming Business.”

A well-recognized thought leader and keynote speaker in the industry, Beena also serves on the industrial advisory board at Cal Poly College of Engineering, and she has been a board member and advisor to several startups including Flerish, Predii, iguazio, CliniVantage, and ProjectileX.

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Episode Summary

My bet is that computer programming, the way we know it today is going to fundamentally change."

—Beena Ammanath

In this episode we’ll also cover:

  1. Why statistics and Algebra are fundamental math classes for data scientists
  2. How Beena got involved in managing people after starting on a very technical path. 
  3. What made Beena start a technology nonprofit?

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