CASSIE KOZYRKOV is Google Cloud’s chief decision scientist. With the stated aim of democratizing decision intelligence and making artificial intelligence safe and reliable, she has advised more than 100 Google teams on statistics and machine learning. Cassie created the company’s analytics program and has personally trained more than 15,000 staff members in machine learning, statistics and data-driven decision-making. Prior to joining Google, she was a data science consultant for government organisations, private companies and academic institutions. Cassie holds a PhD (ABD) in psychology and neuroscience from Duke University and completed a master’s degree in mathematical statistics at North Carolina State University.