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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Gillian Docherty

Gillian Docherty
CEO, The Data Lab

Website | @gilliandoc

Gillian Docherty is the CEO of The Data Lab, one of eight Innovation Centre’s across Scotland, where she is responsible for delivering the strategic vision set out by The Data Lab Board, the aim of which is to create over 250 new jobs and generate more than £100 million for the economy. Gillian has over 22 years’ experience working in the IT sector. Previously, she held a range of senior leadership roles at IBM UK, including leader for software business in Scotland, systems and technology sales leader and territory leader for general business Scotland. Gillian is on the board of Tech Partnership Scotland and is also a board member of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce. Gillian holds a degree in computing science from Glasgow University. She is married and has a daughter.


1:50pm2:30pm Thursday, March 16, 2017
Secondary topics:  Data for good
Gillian Docherty (The Data Lab)
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Gillian Docherty shares her experience leading The Data Lab, an innovation center focused on helping organizations drive economic and social benefit through data science and analytics. Along the way, Gillian discusses some of the projects her teams have supported, from multinationals to startups, and explains how they leverage academic capability to help drive innovation from data. Read more.