Levi Strauss & Co., Chief Global Strategy and AI Officer
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, Board Director
Dr. Katia Walsh is an award-winning business technologist who helps iconic brands stay relevant and gain a competitive advantage. She has launched, led, and scaled digital, data, and AI capabilities for global businesses in tech, finance, telecommunications, and retail. She’s led several digital transformations as the first Chief Strategy and Artificial Intelligence Officer at Levi Strass & Company, the first Chief Global Data and AI Officer at Vodafone Group, and the first Head of Data Analytics at Prudential Financial. Katia serves as a Director on the Board of Securian Financial, a Fortune 500 company, and the not-for-profit Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Strategic Communication with a specialization in quantitative methodology. // Industry & focus: Financial services, technology, consumer goods and retail. //
- Helping global organizations adopt and disrupt themselves with Digital
- Data and AI capabilities for ensuring relevance and impact
Publications & Blog post of Katia Walsh
- CIOs contend with pushback on AI rollouts, Wall Street Journal, 5 January 2023
- Responsible AI interviews, MIT Sloan Management Review, ongoing participation in 2023, 2022 AI Ignition: Exploring the future of AI in the enterprise
- Levi Strauss Chief Strategy & AI Officer Katia Walsh on Blurring the Line Between the Business & IT
- Levi's Chief Strategy & AI Officer on Blurring the Line Between the Business & IT | Technovation 734
- AI and digital transformation shape the consumer experience
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