Sep 23–26, 2019
Gayle Bieler

Gayle Bieler
Director, Center for Data Science, RTI International


Gayle Bieler is director of the Center for Data Science at RTI International, where her team of 24 data scientists, statisticians, software developers, and artists is busy solving important national problems, improving local communities, and transforming research. A a statistician by training, with 31 years’ experience at RTI, she’s also experienced in statistical analysis of complex data from designed experiments, observational studies, and software development for sample surveys. She’s passionate about building and leading a vibrant data science team that solves complex problems across multiple research domains, that is a hub of innovation and collaboration, and a place where people can thrive and be at their natural best while doing meaningful work to improve the world. The most important things to her are people and impact, in that order. She holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Boston University.


11:20am12:00pm Thursday, September 26, 2019
Location: 1E 10/11
Secondary topics:  Culture and Organization
Gayle Bieler (RTI International)
Gayle Bieler explains how she built a thriving center for data science within a large, well-respected nonprofit research institute and shares some of its most impactful projects and best adventures to date, that have solved important national problems, improved local communities, and transformed research. Read more.
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