Jen is the Founder and CEO of Data Relish and one of the most influential data strategists and visionaries in the world today. Jen is a Fortune 100 global speaker, and has been named as one of the Top 50 Global Data Visionaries, one of the Top Data Scientists to follow on Twitter and one of the most influential Top 50 Women in Technology worldwide.
Jen holds postgraduate degrees in AI and Cognitive Science. Jen has authored 3 books in data and artificial intelligence has been featured on CBS Interactive and the BBC as well as other well-known podcasts, such as Digital Disrupted, Run As Radio and her own Make Your Data Work webinar series. Jen has been described as helping the NHS to take a leap of faith with their technology to innovate with their data.
Jen has been featured on the BBC and CBS Interactive discussing major issues surrounding AI and data science. Jen has also given keynotes at public and private events, along with colleges and universities. Jen delivers keynotes about AI Leadership, Diversity in Technology, Digital Transformation and Business Intelligence. All of Jen’s keynotes are based on her two decades plus years of global experience, dedication and hard work.
Jen is a life-long learner who learned to code when she was eight years old. Jen majored in Psychology at Glasgow University and decided to follow her passion for AI by achieving a postgraduate degree from Aberdeen University, spending some of her time at the Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie Paris XI in Paris, now part of the Sorbonne University. To further enhance her extensive knowledge, she completed another post-graduate degree at the University of Birmingham in Cognitive Science.
Throughout her career, Jen combined skills in business, technology and leadership, something that has held her in good stead ever since. Having worked for another consulting firm in the 2000s, Jen changed direction in 2010 to fulfil a lifelong ambition to run her own consulting business; so, Data Relish was founded in 2010. She brought her expertise to help large organisations such as the NHS, Manpower, and Vodafone. Jen gives back by donating her expertise to charities and non-profits as a Non-Executive Director.
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