Feb. 22, 2021

Unlocking the Value of Data, Analytics & AI

Unlocking the Value of Data, Analytics & AI

Bestselling author and data science thought leader, Mike Bugembe, talks getting value out of tech, building a PC with his son, GPT-3, education's silent disruption, and more

Are you fascinated by data's potential to transform society? Then you won't want to miss this episode featuring Mike Bugembe, author of "Cracking the Data Code: Unlock the Hidden Value of Data for Your Organisation."

Mike and Ryan discuss how AI is shaping our world today and how it may change life for future generations.

Topics include:

  • Mike's career path
  • Mike's book and writing process
  • Building a PC (featuring Mike's son)
  • AI written code & GPT-3
  • Virtual learning & education's silent disruption

Meet Our Guest
Mike Bugembe is a bestselling author, international speaker, and thought leader in the world of data, analytics and AI. Mike has worked with organisations across a range of industries. His talks help leaders understand how they can generate real business value with AI and its family of technologies. Mike's research on the interplay between data and behavioural economics got him recognition as one of the UK's Top Digital Masters. He has won several awards and is a regular in the list of the most influential people in a data. Mike is the author of the bestselling book, “Cracking the Data Code”, and it has been used a blueprint on data for many businesses. He has a passion for using AI for good and is working on AI projects to address abuse, prejudice and child school exclusions. His team at JustGiving.com built a suite of algorithms that generated millions for charity and resulted in the eventual sale of JustGiving.com for over $100million in 2017.

Mike's book
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Mike Bugembe

Author, Speaker, Consultant - Helping business leaders get real business value from data, analytics and AI

Award-winning big data evangelist, author of Cracking The Data (Amazon Best Seller in three categories - Grab your copy on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2Gd1Gnk), blogger & executive advisor working with organisations to get value from the deluge of data that is being produced in our modern era. Advises and mentors CDOs, CTOs, CIOs and data science teams looking to transform and unlock the full power of their data & AI efforts, and always on the lookout for new interesting projects.
My greatest motivation comes from helping business leaders understand how to utilise their data science team most effectively, how to make the most of their AI initiatives and to appreciate the value of their data. Using my processes, I have been able to transform organisations, establishing data & analytics as the real lifeblood of modern companies.
By identifying opportunities for data science, building an effective team and launching a social giving product, I was able to unlock the power of data to help raise millions of pounds in donations for good causes during my time with JustGiving. To learn a bit about my time as Chief Analytics at JustGiving from May 2010 to January 2018, check out the Forbes article here ➡️ http://bit.ly/2XVHN9X
I am honoured to have been named a top digital one of the UK’s top digital masters (check out the Guardian article here ➡️ http://bit.ly/2TUmg2a) and to have won the award as the leading executive in the Big Data Analytics space. You can also check out some of my work in the book Predictive Analysis or in Big Data and Predictive Analysis, which I co-authored.