Athina is the chief analytics officer and global lead for Applied Intelligence, where she spends her time fueling AI innovation with data to drive new client value. Dr. Kanioura was a founding member of Accenture’s analytics business and as Accenture’s global data science lead for the past 3 years, she grew Accenture’s data science team to more than 3,000 strong. Specializing in data science, applied statistics and machine learning, Athina has 14+ years of practical experience in Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Statistical Methods. Athina holds a PhD in Macroeconomics and Econometrics from the University of Sheffield (UK).