Anand Rao

Anand Rao

Anand Rao is a principal in PwC’s Advisory practice, is the Innovation Lead for the US firm’s Analytics Group and is the co-lead for the Global Project Blue, Future of Insurance research. With his PhD and research career in Artificial Intelligence and his subsequent experience in management consulting he brings business domain knowledge, statistical, and computational analytics to generate unique insights into the practice of ‘data science’.

Prior to joining management consulting, Anand was the Chief Research Scientist at the Australian Artificial Intelligence Institute. He has held Board positions at start-ups and currently serves as a Board member for not-for-profit industry associations. He is a frequent speaker on behavioral economics, analytics, and technology topics in academic and trade forums.

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Digital twins beyond the industrials

How AI-based virtual replicas can help financial institutions better predict customer behavior

Robotic process automation underpins artificial intelligence

How robotic process automation technology can make artificial intelligence even smarter in the enterprise.

Demystifying machine learning part 4: Image and video applications

Some firms are using machine learning to process large amounts of unstructured data, but it’s not widespread—yet.

AI everywhere & nowhere part 3 – AI is AAAI (Assisted-Augmented-Autonomous Intelligence)

Changing the definition of artificial intelligence to mean assisted, augmented, autonomous intelligence.

AI everywhere & nowhere part 2 – AI is UI (Ubiquitous Intelligence)

Artificial intelligence must be ubiquitous to truly impact business and consumer life in a meaningful way.

AI everywhere & nowhere part 1 – Tempered excitement

Artificial intelligence has a lot of promise – but it also has a ways to go before it can be deployed widely to full advantage.

Demystifying machine learning: Part 3 – Exploring deep learning

What exactly is “deep learning” and what accounts for its rapid rise in popularity and media coverage?

Demystifying machine learning part 1

What you need to know about machine learning and how it can help companies achieve their growth goals.

5 growing pains for Chief Data Science Officers

These best practices can help Chief Data Science Officers demonstrate their value and achieve success.

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