Scientific Director, University College London (UCL Big Data Institut.
Prof. Olhede gave an overview of the big data landscape from varying perspectives, including the UK and abroad. She spoke about groundbreaking advances, such as new big data paradigms, prediction vs. estimation, and the current and future importance of decision-making. Additionally, she discussed ethical issues, such as user privacy and the transparency of data use. She briefly described some data governance services, as well as some big data research initiatives around the world.