The AI Imperative: New Rules of Leadership

Data science leaders Inderpal Bandhari and Anthony Scriffignano join Michael Krigsman on CXOTalk Episode #843 to discuss the impact of AI on leadership, outlining the skills and strategies executives need to thrive in an AI-driven world.


Jun 14, 2024

In this episode of CXOTalk, prominent data science experts Inderpal Bandhari and Anthony Scriffignano discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on leadership in today's business environment. As AI reshapes industries and redefines effective leadership, Bandhari and Scriffignano share practical advice to help executives navigate this transformative period.

Through their discussion, Bandhari and Scriffignano provide a framework for understanding the AI imperative and its implications for leadership. They offer actionable strategies for developing the skills and mindset needed to succeed in an AI-driven world, supported by examples of organizations leveraging AI to gain a competitive advantage.

Key Takeaways:

  • The competencies leaders must develop to succeed in the age of AI
  • Strategies for creating a resilient leadership approach that embraces AI's potential
  • Lessons from organizations harnessing AI to drive business value

Watch CXOTalk Episode #843 to learn how to confidently lead your organization into the future.

Anthony Scriffignano, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized data scientist with experience spanning over 40 years in multiple industries and enterprise domains. Scriffignano has extensive background in advanced anomaly detection, computational linguistics and advanced inferential methods, leveraging that background as primary inventor on multiple patents worldwide. He also has extensive experience with various boards and advisory groups.

Scriffignano was recognized as the U.S. Chief Data Officer of the Year 2018 by the CDO Club, the world's largest community of C-suite digital and data leaders. He is a Distinguished Fellow with The Stimson Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Washington, D.C. think tank that aims to enhance international peace and security through analysis and outreach.. He is a member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI working group on implementing Trustworthy AI, focused on benefiting people and planet.

Inderpal Bhandari is the Founder of Virtual Gold, a Data and AI company. He has served as a director of The AES Corporation, a global energy company, since January 2024. He serves on the Financial Audit Committee and the Innovation and Technology Committee of the Board. Additionally, since September 2022, he has been a member of the Board of Directors at Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global retail pharmacy company, where he serves on the Finance & Technology, the Audit, and the Nominating & Governance committees.

Dr. Bhandari is the former Global Chief Data Officer of IBM, where he led the company's global data strategy to ensure IBM maintained its leadership as the top AI and hybrid cloud provider for enterprises. His career spans over two decades in healthcare, including roles at Cambia Health Solutions as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer, and at Express Scripts / Medco Health Solutions as Vice President of Knowledge Solutions and Chief Data Officer.

Michael Krigsman is a globally recognized analyst, strategic advisor, and industry commentator, known for his deep expertise in the fields of digital transformation, innovation, and leadership. He has presented at industry events around the world and written extensively on the reasons for IT failures. His work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in more than 50 books and journal articles; his commentary on technology trends and business strategy reaches a global audience.

As the founder and host of the widely acclaimed CXOTalk, Michael has interviewed almost 1,000 of the world’s top business leaders, technologists, and academics, providing valuable insights into how organizations can harness technology to drive success and create value. With over three decades of experience, Michael has built a reputation for his ability to distill complex concepts into clear, actionable strategies. His work spans a broad range of industries, including technology, healthcare, finance, and manufacturing.

Published Date: Jun 14, 2024

Author: Michael Krigsman

Episode ID: 843