Nadja Herger

Director, Model Stewardship

Nadja Herger is a data- and purpose-driven professional with over 8 years of experience in Data Science and Responsible AI. Currently serving as the Director of Model Stewardship at Thomson Reuters, Nadja specializes in managing high-performing globally-distributed teams and leading initiatives related to AI governance and ethics.

With a strong technical background, Nadja has been instrumental in developing and implementing enterprise-wide Model Governance programs, ensuring the responsible use of AI across various projects and initiatives. Her expertise lies in analyzing complex datasets using advanced AI/ML methods to derive novel insights and deliver solutions with real-world impact.

Nadja holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from UNSW Australia, focusing on climate model subset selection, as well as a Master of Science (MSc) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Sciences from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich.

Passionate about the ethical use of technology for social good, Nadja is committed to driving positive change through her work in AI governance and responsible AI.

Responsible AI in Practice: From Data to Delivery at Scale

As organizations increasingly adopt AI to address customer needs, rapid delivery of AI-powered solutions at scale is key. At the same time, AI poses new and unfamiliar risks for the organization and beyond. This requires us to build flexible and innovative governance best practices to ensure ethical and responsible design, delivery, and growth of AI products.
This talk highlights the challenges and learnings navigating this ever-evolving landscape based on a specific Thomson Reuters use case. You will take away practical advice on finding the synergy between product innovation and AI governance and risk management.
This talk will be co-presented with Nina Koteva.

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is Data & AI Leadership Day?

Data & AI Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to data & AI.

Who is deciding on the topics?

The program is selected by an independent board of customer representatives and delivered by cloud practitioners and experts. Content is selected to provide maximum benefit to participants through relevant topics, innovative insights, and clear, actionable takeaways. 

When will the 2024 program be released?

Our board members are currently reviewing speaker submissions to decide which talks to bring to the Data & AI Leadership Day stage.

The first round of speakers will be announced at the end of February, so stay tuned!

When and where does Data & AI Leadership Day take place?

Data & AI Leadership Day will be on June 19, 2024, from 7am to 5.30pm CEST, followed by informal drinks and networking.  

This in-person conference will be held at: 

Arena Cinema Zurich 

Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

What type of tickets exist?

Early Bird tickets are available until December 31, 2023. Grab them before they fly away! 

Individual tickets, as well as discounted group tickets, will be available after Early Bird. For more info about pricing, head to our ticket shop or drop us an email.

What about the co-located Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud is a relevant topic for future developments, which is why this conference will take place alongside Cloud Leadership Day. Ticket holders will have access to both conferences.