After talking to over a hundred organizations about artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning over the last 18 months, Jana Eggers knows that we are not expanding how we are looking at our data. We have become stuck in a data rut, where we’re still grappling with the organization of and, yes, even size of our data rather than thinking beyond the current framework. Drawing on examples spanning various industries, Jana explains why it’s hard to advance to the next level when we are boxing ourselves in with what we currently know and offers the following lessons:
Jana Eggers is a tech executive focused on products and the messages surrounding them. Jana has started and grown companies and led large organizations within even bigger companies. She supports, subscribes to, and contributes to customer-inspired innovation, systems thinking, lean analytics, and Autonomy/Mastery/Purpose-style leadership. Jana’s software and technology experience includes technology and executive positions at Intuit, Blackbaud (software for nonprofits), Basis Technology (internationalization technology), Lycos, American Airline’s Sabre (decision support systems for logistics), Los Alamos National Laboratory (computational chemistry and supercomputing), Spreadshirt (customized apparel platform and ecommerce), and acquired startups that you’ve never heard of. Jana holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Hendrix College in Arkansas and pursued graduate studies in computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic.
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