Chief AI Officer, Accenture
Lan Guan is a Senior Managing Director in Accenture and the Global Lead of Data & AI in Cloud First. She advises cross-industry C-suite clients to develop and implement data and AI strategies and products with strategic goals of helping them grow. She specializes in data strategy, cloud architecture, robotics, and artificial intelligence and machine learning.
A passionate inventor, Lan holds 10+ patents in areas including content recommendations, digital marketing and sales optimization. Lan serves on the advisory board of the AI4All organization, and pioneered a FutureofU partnership with multiple start-ups to recruit unconventional data and AI talent into Accenture.
Lan has published many industry white papers and journal articles, and is a sought-after industry speaker on data and AI. She holds a PhD ABD in Econometrics from Wayne State University and an MBA with specialization in Computational Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is an Adjunct Faculty with the Data Science Institute at Columbia University.