Carolina Bessega

Carolina Bessega, Speaker at C2 Montréal 2019
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Stradigi AI

The luminary scientist

Carolina Bessega is an established academic with an entrepreneurial mindset. With 25-plus years of experience in research, development and broad programming, Carolina is an industry-recognized expert in machine learning, conducting extensive research in the field of artificial intelligence since 2002. After obtaining her PhD in fundamental physics from the Universidad de Los Andes, she went on to become an award-winning university professor, teaching computational physics and astrophysics for nearly a decade. In 2008, Carolina moved to Canada, which ultimately led to her meteoric rise as Stradigi AI’s Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder in 2017. Overseeing a team of 30-plus researchers, Carolina leverages her extensive experience in machine learning to work alongside renowned advisors and business pioneers to continuously create, innovate and develop new technologies that solve real-world problems. Carolina is a strong proponent for the democratization of AI, and a vital contributor to the development and governance of ethical AI: free of bias, used respectfully, and for good. Most recently, Carolina’s work is focused on interpretability: focusing on demystifying AI to challenge the “black box” mentality while building trust with clients and facilitating early adoption of AI to accelerate business transformation.