Peter Ghavami stands as a vanguard in the realms of AI, data analytics, and technology, currently holding the pivotal position of Vice President of Data Science and AI at Fannie Mae. His role transcends the usual operational boundaries, delving into the essential dialogues surrounding responsible and ethical AI, as well as AI governance. Peter’s influence is not limited to corporate spheres; he actively contributes to the formulation of policies and standards in government and agency circles on these critical issues. His availability as a keynote speaker at AI and technology-related events is a golden opportunity for attendees to glean insights from his remarkable expertise.
Peter’s journey is underpinned by a robust academic foundation, highlighted by a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Washington. His career trajectory commenced at IBM Corporation as a Systems Engineer, evolving to VP of Marketing and Product Development at Phase X Systems. In 2003, he embarked on a decade-long tenure as the Director of Informatics at UW Medicine Health System, where he excelled in strategic planning, operations, and integration of clinical information systems in healthcare.
His transformative leadership has been instrumental in guiding diverse organisations. As Head of Data Analytics at Capital One, and later at Gartner as Head of IT Development and Data Analytics, Peter oversaw global management of data analytics, product development, governance, warehousing, and business intelligence. Prior to his current role at Fannie Mae, he served as the Senior Vice President of Data Science and Analytics at Bank of America, further cementing his status as a technology field leader.
Peter’s expertise is extensive and multifaceted, encompassing technology innovation, data analytics, corporate strategy development, and product development. He is a prolific author, with notable works like “Lean, Agile and Six Sigma Information Technology Management”, “Big Data Analytics Method”, and “Big Data Management”. His over three decades of experience as a public speaker make him an invaluable asset in forums discussing technology leadership, data science, and artificial intelligence. Booking Peter Ghavami as a speaker is not just an engagement; it’s an investment in understanding the forefront of technology and AI from a seasoned expert and visionary leader.