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Your AI Survival Guide: Enterprise Secrets of AI Deployment with Sol Rashidi's Battle-Tested Strategies

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Redefining AI - Season 3 - Episode 9 featuring Sol Rashidi, the bestselling author of "Your AI Survival Guide."

Sol Rashidi  has served as a C-Suite member across several Fortune 100 & Fortune 500 companies. As a seasoned AI, data, and technology leader, Rashidi demystifies the AI deployment process for business leaders. Drawing from her extensive experience deploying AI across Fortune 100 companies, including her role in launching IBM's Watson, Rashidi provides practical strategies for overcoming common obstacles. Her hallmark is to make the complicated uncomplicated and help business leaders realize that only some things need to be cutting edge; sometimes, innovation comes from cutting through the noise.

Key topics covered include assembling the ideal AI team, crafting an effective strategy, aligning initiatives with broader business objectives, and innovative use cases across industries. Rashidi also shares insights from her book, offering a "crawl, walk, run" approach for organizations new to AI and exploring ethical considerations surrounding AI's future in business.

Whether you are a seasoned executive or just beginning your AI journey, this episode offers invaluable wisdom from Rashidi's wealth of expertise. Gain actionable insights into navigating AI deployment complexities and the importance of a "crawl, walk, run" approach for organizations new to AI.

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Who is Sol Rashidi?

Rashidi is a leader in the AI, Data and Technology space.  Starting in 2011, Rashidi worked at IBM as part of the team that launched Watson, one of the earliest world applications of Artificial Intelligence.  Since, she has led more than 36 large scale AI implementations and has been at the forefront of ideation, conceptualization, design and development of Data & AI applications. Rashidi holds 8 patents in DATA Space and Enterprise Data Management (EDM).


Sol has served as a C-Suite member across several Fortune 100 & Fortune 500 companies including:

Chief Analytics Officer - Estee Lauder

Chief Data & Analytics Officer - Merck Pharmaceuticals

EVP, Chief Data Officer - Sony Music

Chief Data & AI Officer - Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Sr. Partner leading the Digital & Innovation Practice - Ernst & Young


Ms. Rashidi is now an advisor, consultant, fractional Chief Data & Analytics Officer (CDAO) and Chief AI Officer (CAIO) helping companies advance their business objectives. She is a global keynote speaker, and currently authoring a book about Artificial Intelligence for business leaders who don't have a technology background - Your AI Survival Guide: Scraped Knees, Bruised Elbows, and Lessons Learned from Real-World AI Deployment, (Wiley, 4/30/24).

Rashidi is an expert at coupling her technical acumen with story-telling abilities to articulate business value with startups, scale-ups, business owners, private equity firms, and Fortune 500's who are leaning into data, AI, and technology as a competitive advantage, while wanting to preserve the legacy in which they were founded upon.  Her hallmark is to make the complicated uncomplicated, and helping business leaders realize not everything needs to be cutting edge, sometimes innovation comes from cutting through the noise.



Sol Rashidi’s awards in technology and AI include:

2020, 2021 & 2022 Global Data Power Women by CDO Magazine (for her work at Estee Lauder)

2020 National Diversity & Leadership Conference -- Top 50 Leaders in Entertainment (for her work at Royal Caribbean & Sony Music)

2020 National Diversity & Leadership Conference – Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech (for her work at Merch Commercial)

2021 Chief Analytics officer of the Year by the CDO Club (for her work at Estee Lauder)

2023 Starburst (the analytics anywhere company) 2023 analytics leader of the year (for her work at Estee Lauder)


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Lauren Hawker Zafer

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