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Paula Payton

Paula Payton

PhD Associate Teaching Professor (Adjunct) at Wake Forest University

Biography coming soon. 

In addition to the talk below, Paula Payton will also be a panelist in Panel: Perspectives on Analytics Leadership


Track: Analytics Leadership

Leading the Analytics Organization: Lessons from Front-Line Learners

Many business analytics and data science degree programs currently prepare students to achieve technical excellence, providing rigorous training in the core disciplines of data wrangling, analysis and insight development. But as analytics, data science and AI assume an increasingly critical role in enterprise success, attention must shift to equipping future leaders with additional sets of skills – from stewarding responsible AI to championing firmwide data literacy. But what do young leaders tell us they need from educational programs, as well as from their organizations? It may surprise you. Join us to hear student perspectives – culled from classroom conversations over the last three years – as they reflect on their opportunities and challenges.