The Future of Work w/ Dr. Jason Wingard & Eric Haller at Columbia University (Episode 124) #DataTalk


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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Dr. Jason Wingard, Dean and Professor of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies and Eric Haller, Global Head of Experian Datalabs about the future of work and the importance of reskilling and upskilling.

Here are some short video clips of topics discussed:

And here’s the video interview on the future of work.

Dr. Jason Wingard

Dr. Jason Wingard is a leading executive and academic in the areas of organizational strategy, leadership development, and the future of work. He currently serves as Dean and Professor of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. The graduate School features 17 interdisciplinary master’s degrees including, but not limited to, Applied Analytics, Bioethics, Enterprise Risk Management, Human Capital Management, Strategic Communication, and Technology Management.

In this role, he is responsible for the academic research, programming, and operational performance of the School’s undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs and related centers and institutes. He is also currently Founding Partner of the Education Board, Inc., a boutique management consulting firm specializing in corporate training, executive coaching, and board development.

Prior to Columbia, Dr. Wingard served as Managing Director and Chief Learning Officer at Goldman Sachs, a multinational investment bank. At Goldman Sachs, he oversaw the acclaimed Pine Street Leadership Development Group and Goldman Sachs University, and was responsible for the strategy and implementation of leadership development solutions for the firm’s partners, global workforce, and clients.

As a thought leader, Dr. Wingard has published widely on the topic of strategy and leadership, including his most recent books:

His forthcoming book is The Future of Work: Optimizing the Talent Pipeline (2020).

Also check out his conversation NPR on All Things Considered on the Future of Work after the Pandemic.

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Eric Haller

Eric Haller is Executive Vice President and Global Head of Experian DataLabs, which develops innovative products generated from breakthrough experimentation that leverages artificial intelligence and data assets. Eric also serves on the Columbia University  SPS Board of Overseers.

Experian DataLabs helps businesses solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems through an advanced data analysis process and research and development. Focused on innovating new data sources with an emphasis on financial services, telecommunications and healthcare, DataLabs helps deliver:

  • Increased profitability
  • Optimization of data assets
  • Controlled financial risk
  • Regulatory compliance

Experian DataLabs is staffed with a multidisciplinary group of data scientists with Ph.D.s and applied research practitioners with expertise in advanced analytics and machine learning, as well as other advanced statistical methods. Experts in applying cutting-edge data science to real-world business situations, DataLabs utilizes Experian’s vast data assets and is supported by Experian’s global network and resources. Employing deep domain expertise and industry knowledge reduces client exposure during the development process.

DataLabs operates in a compliant, safe and secure environment for both internal and collaborative research to take place. Nearly a petabyte of data storage is provisioned by Experian in the United States to support research and development activities. The environment allows for multiple Big Data projects to occur simultaneously.

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