Svetlana Sicular is a thought leader at the intersection of data and AI. She is convinced that a human plus AI is smarter than either by themselves. Ms. Sicular is passionate about bringing machine learning to domain experts and helping organizations successfully compete by applying their business acumen to analytics and data science. Her current research interests focus on the ongoing shift from data to insights; augmented intelligence as the most exciting part of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the human role in the digital economy.
Ms. Sicular pioneered augmented intelligence, big data and big data analytics research at Gartner. She developed important, now commonly recognized ideas: multidisciplinary data science teams, the role of Chief Data Officer, use-case-based architecture, information governance in the age of AI and personal analytics.