On the Rebank podcast this week, we’re joined by Usama Fayyad, CEO of Open Insights, a US-based data strategy and technology company. Usama also serves as CTO of Stella.AI, a Mountain-View-based VC-funded startup, and as interim chief operations & technology officer for new, innovation-focused division of MTN, Africa’s largest telecommunications provider.
From 2013-2016, Usama was chief data officer at Barclays. He remains active in UK banking as a special adviser to the board of Nationwide, the world’s largest building society. From 2004-2008, Usama was chief data officer at Yahoo.
Usama has a PhD in computer science and engineering, and holds adjunct professorships and university advisory positions on three continents.
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