Ben, winner of the 2022 AIconics Award for AI Innovator of the Year, is currently leading the delivery of easyJet's Data strategy aimed at realising the company's ambition of becoming the world's leading data driven airline. Previously having worked at Royal Mail, Tesco and Unilever, he has over 15 years' industry experience in solving real-world problems in an industry setting. More recently, Ben has focussed on building and leading Data Science teams and applying the Lean Start-Up approach to Data Science within large organizations. He has experience in setting up and managing industrial research collaborations with academic and business partners.
He is also actively engaged with the UK Mathematics community and very enthusiastic about inspiring the next generation of Mathematicians and Data professionals. Ben holds a PhD in Computer Vision and a Masters in Mathematics and Astronomy, both from UCL.