AI in Action E50: Dat Tran, Head of AI at Axel Springer


Welcome to our landmark 50th episode of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest on the show is Dat Tran, Head of AI at Axel Springer in Berlin. Dat is an experienced technology and business leader with a strong passion for building up high performance, cross-functional and self-managed balanced teams from scratch. 

He is currently the Head of AI at Axel Springer Ideas Engineering, the innovation unit of Axel Springer which is the largest digital publishing house in Europe. The AI unit delivers end-to-end machine learning projects and conducts state-of-the-art AI research. His goal is to make AI more accessible within Axel Springer and hence drive innovations within the group.

In the show, Dat with tell you about:

How he created a personal brand on social media 

Why he chose a career in AI and Data Science 

Building a successful data science team 

Creating a collaborative culture to scale the business 

Benefits that Applied AI and Data Science bring to customers 

Challenges he has needed to overcome throughout his career 

If you want to find out more about Dat and his work at Axel Springer, check out the website You can also follow Dat on Linkedin and Twitter @datitran, as well as give Axel Springer a follow on Twitter @axelspinrger_EN

What did you make of Dat's podcast? Where do you see the future of  Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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