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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Seth Dobrin, PhD

Seth Dobrin, PhD
Vice President and Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics, IBM


Seth Dobrin is the vice president and chief data officer for IBM Analytics, where he is responsible for the transformation of the analytics business operations using data and analytics, influencing IBM Analytics offerings to meet the needs of CDOs, and providing his perspective and experiences to clients. Seth has spent his career scaling and combining existing technologies to address previously intractable problems at scale. Previously, he led the data science transformation of a Fortune 500 company, as well as the company’s Agile transformation and their shift to the cloud, and oversaw efforts to leverage the data science transformation to drive new business models to create new revenue streams, along with the optimization of existing processes. He has served as a member of the advisory board for IBM’s Spark Technology Center, is a founding member of the International Society of Chief Data Officers, and has been a prolific panelist at the East and West Chief Data Officer Summits. Seth holds a PhD in genetics from Arizona State University, where he focused on the application of statistical and molecular genetics toward the elucidation of the causes of neuropsychiatric disorders. In these efforts, he was involved in some of the first applications of machine learning to large-scale genetic analysis.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Location: LL21 A
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Companies that want to become truly digital must take a journey of three steps: data transformation, data science transformation, and digital transformation. This also requires transforming the business with machine learning to fundamentally change the relationship with customers. Seth Dobrin explains the detailed steps along the way to digital transformation—and the pitfalls. Read more.