Beena Ammanath is Executive Director for Data Science at General Electric. She works across the GE businesses and external customers to accelerate data science leveraging big data technologies on Predix, GE’s Industrial Internet platform. During her time at GE, she has built an innovative global team of big data engineers and data scientists, focused on delivering scalable business outcomes. She is passionate about data and analytics to aid cross functional teams to derive data insights, aid teams in articulating questions they did not know they had and help view data in more effective ways.Beena has over 24 years’ experience in the data arena with a number of international organizations including British Telecom, E*trade, Thomson Reuters and Silicon Valley startups, in engineering and management positions. She holds a Masters in Computer Science and MBA in Finance.