Alex Linden is a Research VP, specializing in data science, machine learning and advanced algorithms. Alex helps clients with making various decisions around data science governance, AI technologies, AI program management. His specialization is to help clients with how to start or expedite their AI / ML journey and how to communicate business value to various stake holders.
Furthermore, Alex is co-lead of two major Gartner research streams: Gartner's Hype cycle and Gartner's Use Case Prism.
Prior to rejoining Gartner, Dr. Linden was an entrepreneur, advising The World Bank and Fraunhofer, and he founded two companies himself, one of which, clickworker.com, is still at the forefront of applying microwork (crowdsourcing) to text and image analytics, metadata extraction, and open innovation.
Dr. Linden had his first stint at Gartner from 1998 to 2006, where he left as Research VP, Emerging Technologies. During that time, he was worldwide lead on advanced analytics, data mining and semantic technologies, and he initiated Gartner's ongoing series of annual Hype Cycle special reports. Before that, Dr. Linden assumed various midlevel to senior roles at GE and Dresdner Bank as a Data Scientist.
Senior Data Scientist
GMD German National Lab for Computer Science
Research VP, Emerging Trends and Technologies
Data and Analytics Leaders
Postdoc, UC Berkeley
Ph.D., Machine Learning/Computer Science, Bielefeld University
M.S., Computer Science (Computational Linguistics minor), Bonn University
1How machine learning and data science can bring business benefit?
2How to build, nurture and place data science teams inside the organization?
3How machine learning, data science, artificial intelligence will develop?
4How AI use cases be prioritized and communicated?
5What are the software tools that make this all happen?