AI in Action E331: Meghan Gaffney, Founder and CEO at VEDA Data Solutions
Welcome to episode 331 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 Meghan Gaffney, Founder and CEO at VEDA Data Solutions. Founded in 2015, Veda are on a mission to accelerate patients’ ability to access the care they need, reduce financial loss in the healthcare system and create efficiencies that drive healthcare innovation. They are motivated by a belief that the tools to make a better world are being developed right now by talented scientists around the globe and they can harness those tools to solve the problems impacting people every day. Today, over 15 million people rely on Veda’s tools to power the healthcare industry.
Meghan provides resources and strategic leadership to our employees and serves as a liaison to their customers and partners. With over 15 years of experience working with federal and state elected officials and consulting on technology opportunities, she has experience helping people– from elected leaders to impact organizations– achieve their goals. She is a passionate advocate for AI and Machine Learning, and believes it will create unprecedented economic opportunity for the United States and the world.
In the episode, Meghan will discuss:
The motivation for founding Veda
Getting her idea off the ground from a technical perspective
The current make-up of the team
Use cases of the impact that Veda brings to customers
Interesting projects the Tech and Data team are working on
The importance of diversity and inclusion
What excites her for the future at Veda
To find out more about Meghan and all the great work happening at Veda Data Solutions, check out the website www.vedadata.com and follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @veda_data. You can also connect with Meghan directly on Linkedin.
What did you think of Meghan’s podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Healthcare industry 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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