AI in Action E115: Renee Ernst, Senior Lead Data Scientist at General Mills
Welcome to episode 115 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today’s guest is Renee Ernst, Senior Lead Data Scientist at General Mills. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills reshaping the future of food. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Old El Paso and many more.
Renee is an experienced Data Science leader with extensive experience using machine learning and predictive analytics to deliver solutions that provide tangible business value. She is highly skilled in the tools needed to create productionalized machine learning models and is a continuous learner with an always-growing proficiency in Data Science technologies and methodologies.
In the show, Renee will tell you about:
Her journey to joining General Mills
The evolution of data science within the company
Challenges the Data Science team needed to overcome
Plans for further growth & what their future looks like
Why she enjoys working with General Mills
Driving a collaborative culture in the company
To find out more about Renee and her work at General Mills, check out the website www.generalmills.com or follow them on Twitter @GeneralMills. You can also connect with Renee on Linkedin.
What did you make of Renee’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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