Annie is a leader in data science with over a decade of industry experience spanning corporate research and startups. Currently, she is the manager of the Cisco Data Science Lab in Vancouver. Coming from a research background with a PhD in Computer Science from McGill, Annie is a former Research Scientist at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in New York and a two-time winner of an ACM Distinguished Paper Award (both in applying data science to software engineering) with five patents (granted and applied). Annie is active in the data science community as a Meetup organizer (Data Science for Social Good), speaker, and mentor. Growing up in Vancouver, Annie holds a B.Sc. (Honours) and a M.Sc., both from the UBC Computer Science Department.