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Prasanna Rao

Senior Director & Global Head of AI/ML, Pfizer

Prasanna Rao is an AI practitioner and Industry Thought Leader whose current role is Head of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Data Management and Monitoring at Pfizer. He has nearly 30 years of experience in Information technology and Analytics, with 10+ years in Healthcare and Life Sciences. In his previous role as a Watson Solution Architect at IBM, he was instrumental in implementing many different AI systems from idea to implementation with various clients. In his current role, he works with various stakeholders, vendors, business SMEs, machine Learning developers, and data scientists to deliver innovation and drive adoption of AI.