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Sarah Aerni, Ph.D.

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Sarah Aerni is a Director of Data Science at Salesforce Einstein where she leads teams building AI-powered applications across the Salesforce platform. Prior to Salesforce she led the healthcare and life science and federal teams at Pivotal. She co-founded a company offering expert services in informatics to both academia and industry. She holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University where she focused on research at the interface of machine learning and the biology of cancer, aging, and development.

Recent Presentations

Achieving Salesforce-Scale Machine Learning in Production

In the fourth industrial revolution, every organization must successfully leverage their data to better serve their customers and more effectively run their business. And while machine learning and artificial intelligence were historically viewed as a competitive advantage, they will become an essential part of every business process. They well become necessary. However, the journey to bringing these techniques to production is challenging. Hurdles exist, in technical implementation and talent acquisition.