December 14, 2022

Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

In this episode of the Mind the Data Gap podcast, Nicolai Baldin (CEO) and Don Brown (Field CTO) of Synthesized welcome Dr. Shruti Kohli, Head of Data Science and Innovation at the Innovation Lab at The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) in the UK, to talk about the new generation of analytics and building a Center of Excellence for DWP, the role that synthetic data plays in development and approval processes, as well as other data science initiatives within DWP and similar organizations.

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Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

Nicolai Baldin

Founder & CEO, Synthesized

Nicolai leads Synthesized’s rapid growth, as a top provider of DataOps tools for software testing and data science applications, across the UK, Europe and North America. Nicolai is responsible for the direction and product strategy of Synthesized. For over 8 years, Nicolai has designed and delivered complex ML solutions used by top financial and healthcare institutions. He holds a PhD in Machine Learning and Statistics from the University of Cambridge.

Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

Don Brown

Field CTO, Synthesized

Don operates as Synthesized’s Field Chief Technology Officer. Based in Georgia, US, Don leads our customer-facing tech operations and supports our rapid growth in the EMEA and the Americas. He has worked with high-growth and innovative companies including Cloudera, Rocana (acquired by Splunk), Autonomic, Subspace, WibiData, and others.

Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

Dr Shruti Kohli

Head of Data Science (Innovation), Innovation Lab at DWP

Dr. Shruti Kohli is the Lead Data Scientist currently leading the Innovation Lab in DWP Digital. This includes horizon scanning and identifying the data and technology in the external ecosystem that can help the department to innovate and improve its services. Shruti’s background is standing on a strong foundation of education credentials which includes a PhD in Computer Science, with over a decade of professional experience in both the private and public sectors encompassing a variety of roles. Shruti’s work experience spans across academia and industry, leading digital transformation, data innovation, leadership and culture change projects.

Data Generation and Provisioning for Enabling Digital Innovation

Dr Shruti Kohli

Head of Data Science (Innovation), Innovation Lab at DWP

Dr. Shruti Kohli is the Lead Data Scientist currently leading the Innovation Lab in DWP Digital. This includes horizon scanning and identifying the data and technology in the external ecosystem that can help the department to innovate and improve its services. Shruti’s background is standing on a strong foundation of education credentials which includes a PhD in Computer Science, with over a decade of professional experience in both the private and public sectors encompassing a variety of roles. Shruti’s work experience spans across academia and industry, leading digital transformation, data innovation, leadership and culture change projects.

Speakers

Nicolai Baldin

Founder & CEO, Synthesized

Don Brown

Field CTO, Synthesized

Dr Shruti Kohli

Head of Data Science (Innovation), Innovation Lab at DWP

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