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Chief Data Scientist (STSM)
IBM Security, AI Center of Competence , Cambridge, MA, USA



Carmen has a PhD in condensed matter physics and is a Data Science Profession Certification - Level 3 Thought Leader and STSM. She works in IBM Security at the AI Center of Competence where she is responsible for implementing advanced data science techniques for modernized security operations, driving the implementation of AI algorithms in threat management, data security, and identity management products. Her work enables the division for faster adoption of AI with standardized tooling and processes, while collaborating with various parts of IBM Security and broader IBM. The projects she drives continue to scale the use of our AI-infused capabilities for the benefit of our clients. Carmen has a long track record of scientific practice in mathematical modeling, business operation procedures, strategic leadership and planning. Her diversity of data science projects span areas from shaping internet traffic in the advertising technology, to financial model forecasts and risk assessments for professional investors.

As an academic, Carmen has educated hundreds of students and served as a career counselor. Her numerous scientific publications include two advanced physics books that contain some of the data science methods in use these days.

Carmen is also an award-winning entrepreneur and a new product inventor, having demonstrated a keen business sense and advanced project planning skills. As a mentor for Canadian companies expanding into US markets, she has proven that she can effectively find business solutions and can place strategically a product into a market.

In her free time, Carmen enjoys swimming and other endurance sports and is a devoted world traveler.

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