Sunanda Parthasarathy, is a Senior Director of Enterprise Analytics at CVS Health where she leads teams of data scientists, analysts & solution strategists that aim to improve health outcomes for all using machine learning & causal inference techniques. Prior to this, she led data science teams at Wayfair and DataXu. As part of this journey she has hired and scaled multiple high performing ML teams and takes an active part in the career pathing discussions of this emerging field. She is an active member in the local start-up, tech and data science community and is the co-organizer of one of the oldest meetup groups in Boston- The Data Scientist and the co-lead of the Women in Big Data Boston Chapter. She enjoys bringing together leading minds in the field of data science and AI, to engage in thought leadership in this nascent field. Her contributions to the field have been recognized by multiple awards and mentions including The Emerging Exectuive Award from MassTLC 2018 and REWORK’s 30 influential women advancing AI in Boston. Before entering the data science world, she was a Princeton Postdoctoral fellow, working on the forefront of the next generation quantum materials that will replace silicon in a computer chip. Prior to that she received her PhD in physics from Purdue University working on solving open problems in the field of transport physics. Her research accomplishments have been recognized in the form of many awards including the H.Y.Fan Award for excellence in physics research.