Dr Thomas Couronné is head of data science at air Asia, leading teams supporting the AirAsia 3.0 transformation program and the data center of excellence. With a background in machine learning and cognitive science, he aims at improving business decision-making by leveraging data science, design thinking, and decision sciences. He has been active in automotive, Telecom, market intelligence, and tech industry, over Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Building data capabilities in South-East Asia: a journey sharing
With the mandate to contribute to the 5 fold growth of the data capabilities at AirAsia, Thomas will share about his journey from assessing business needs, immediate and future, identifying the necessary skillsets, and locate those talents. He will explicit how this experience confirmed the needs for increasing global data literacy company-wide, for strengthened collaboration with transformation/change specialists, and the value of multidiscipline decision science in addition to data science.