Sep 23–26, 2019
Rossella Blatt Vital

Rossella Blatt Vital
Director, Innovation, Machine Learning , Wonderlic


Rossella Blatt Vital is the director of innovation and AI at Wonderlic, where she leads the machine learning and innovation program by establishing a culture driven by creative thinking, collaboration, customer centricity, and a focus on talent development and recognition. Previously, she headed projects in machine learning in the academic field with relevant social impact that ranged from lung cancer diagnosis to a brain-computer interface and crime forecasting; she led the AI and data science initiatives in the corporate world at NewEdge and Societe Generale; designed and executed the machine learning road map and headed a team that addressed the detection and prevention of financial fraud along with pricing, compliance, and customer service as the director of machine learning at Remitly. Rossella is a passionate and visionary thought leader in the field of artificial intelligence and an accomplished speaker who has been invited to give keynote lectures on AI and innovation at conferences worldwide, and she’s been published in numerous scientific peer-reviewed journals. A native of Italy, Rossella holds an MS and BS in telecommunications engineering from Politecnico di Milano and pursued a PhD in information technology. Rossella loves innovation and how, if driven by the right principles and culture, it can contribute to make a difference and create a better tomorrow.


9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Location: 1A 10
Secondary topics:  Culture and Organization
Rossella Blatt Vital (Wonderlic), Ross Piper (Wonderlic), Daniel Schmerling (Wonderlic)
Creating and leading a successful ML strategy is an elegant orchestration of many components: master key ML concepts, operationalize ML workflow, prioritize highest-value projects, build a high-performing team, nurture strategic partnerships, align with the company’s mission, etc. Rossella Blatt Vital details insights and lessons learned in how to create and lead a flourishing ML practice. Read more.
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