AI in Action E18: Scott Clendaniel, Lead Data Scientist- Strategic AI Lab at Legg Mason

Welcome to episode 18 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.

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Today’s guest is Scott Clendaniel. Scott is the Lead Data Scientist of the Strategic Artificial Intelligence Lab at Legg Mason based in Baltimore, Maryland. Scott is aiming to create cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence accessible by all. He specializes in designing and developing new Machine Learning departments for mid-large size organizations.

In this episode, Scott will discuss (all opinions are his own):

  • Is AI living up the hype?
  • Examples of AI being used in industry, such as fraud detection
  • Challenges of applying AI within your organisation
  • The role of Deep Learning and XAI
  • His thoughts on what AI will bring in the near future




To find out more about Scott and his work at Legg Mason, check out their website You can also connect with Scott on Linkedin and Twitter @Strat_AI

What did you make of Scott’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence 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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