As Chief Data Science Officer and VP, Data Science at Honeywell, Alex Ross is accountable for shaping the technology and business approach to data science, data management, and data engineering for the Connected Enterprises business and more broadly for the Corporation. In partnership with business and analytics leaders across the enterprise, his team is enabling and advancing IoT services and products that leverage data, analytics, and artificial intelligence to create massive value for Honeywell’s customers.
Most recently, Alex was Vice President of Data Science at Capital One, where he moved the needle around adoption of a data science culture, and accelerated advanced analytics and AI into the heavily regulated financial services environment. Prior to Capital One, he was Vice President of Data Science Services at GE Digital. At GE, he developed the Company's data science talent model, culture and capability, monetized this capability, and enabled the Analytics as a Service (AaaS) business model via Predix, GE's big data and analytics software platform.
As a classically trained electrical and biomedical engineer, Alex spent my formative years in a medical device startup and later at GE, leading product and technology development organizations at GE Healthcare, and managing technology development and reuse across all GE business units from the GE Global Research Center.
From academia through present day, Alex Ross has focused his career on enabling business and societal impact at scale - through products, services, and actionable insights from data.
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