AnalyticsWeek Leadership Podcast with Scott Zoldi, CAO FICO – Playcast – Data Analytics Leadership Playbook Podcast

December 20, 2016

In this session, Scott Zoldi, Chief Analytics Officer, FICO, sat with Vishal Kumar, CEO AnalyticsWeek and shared his journey as an analytics executive, best practices, and hacks for upcoming executives challenges/opportunities he’s observing as a Chief Analytics Officer. Scott discussed creating the data-driven culture and what leaders could do to get buy-ins for building strong data science capabilities. Scott discussed his passion for security analytics. He shared some best practices to put-up a Cyber Security Center of Excellence. Scott also shared what traits future leaders should have.

Here’s Scott Zoldi’s Bio:

Scott Zoldi is Chief Analytics Officer at FICO, responsible for the analytic development of FICO’s product and technology solutions, including the FICO™ Falcon® Fraud Manager product, which protects about two-thirds of the world’s payment card transactions from fraud. While at FICO, Scott has been responsible for authoring 72 analytic patents, 36 patents granted, and 36 in process. Scott is actively involved in developing new analytic products and Big Data analytics applications, many of which leverage new streaming artificial intelligence innovations such as adaptive analytics, collaborative profiling, and self-learning models. Scott is most recently focused on the applications of streaming self-learning analytics for real-time detection of Cyber Security attacks and Money Laundering. Scott serves on two boards of directors, including Software San Diego and Cyber Center of Excellence. Scott received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Duke University.

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The podcast is sponsored by:, Artificial Intelligence Driven Career Coach