An increasing number of organizations are bringing data scientists on board as executives and managers recognize the potential of data science and artificial intelligence to boost performance. But hiring talented data scientists is one thing; harnessing their capabilities for the benefit of the organization is another.
Rama Ramakrishnan is a professor of the practice at MIT Sloan. He specializes in data science and machine learning. He was a data science entrepreneur and tech executive for more than 20 years, most recently as senior vice president at Salesforce and chief data scientist for Salesforce Commerce Cloud.