AI Mentors E50: Lauren Moores, Head of Data Science Innovation at Flagship Pioneering


Welcome to episode 50 of AI Mentors, the podcast that helps you pave the way for a successful career in the world of Data Science and AI.

Powered by Alldus International the premium AI Workforce Solutions, our top consultant’s interview AI Leaders and Data Scientists from around the world about their personal journey to becoming a front-runner in AI. Guests offer practical advice to those interested in becoming a leader in Data Science.

Today's guest is Lauren Moores, Head of Data Science Innovation at Flagship Pioneering. Lauren loves using dirty and disparate data to optimize business practices by revealing relevant metrics and insightful stories. With more than 20 years in data & technology strategy, science and data creation, she loves mentoring others to structure, 'speak' and think data.

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources, and develops first-in-category life sciences companies to transform human health and sustainability. Since its launch in 2000, the firm has applied a unique, hypothesis-driven innovation process to originate and foster more than 100 scientific ventures, resulting in over $30 billion in aggregate value. 

In the episode, Lauren will tell you about:  

How she got involved in technology and Data Science 

Her passion for applying data in Life Sciences 

What a great Data Scientist looks like 

Advice on moving into a leadership role 

How to attract more diversity in Data Science 

Learning to market yourself and stand out within Data Science 

To find out more about Lauren and her work at Flagship Pioneering, check out the website or follow them on Twitter @FlagshipPioneer. You can also connect with Lauren on Linkedin and follow her on Twitter @lolomoo.

What were your key learns from Lauren's podcast? What takeaways did you gain from the show to help in your AI and Data Science aspirations? I would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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