Vice President Artificial Intelligence & Data Science


Miguel Paredes is Vice President for Artificial Intelligence & Data Science at Albertsons / Safeway, the second largest food retailer in the US. In his role, he is responsible for driving the Data and AI strategy and transformation at Albertsons, and for helping build the data platform and algorithms that help generate and capture value. Additionally, Miguel is Co-Founder of Neural Design, a boutique AI & Data consulting firm helping Venture Capital Funds, Startups, and Corporations create value with AI & Data in the US and Latin America. Before that, he was Executive Vice President of Artificial Intelligence and Data at Rimac Seguros, Peru's largest insurance and healthcare company. He previously served as Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Center for Advanced Analytics (CAA) within Breca group, Peru's largest economic conglomerate. Miguel has been a consultant for the World Bank and the IDB, has worked in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru, and has been Country Director for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) for Peru, Paraguay, Ecuador, and Bolivia, running randomized control trials to fight poverty in a scientific way. Miguel is bi-cultural and bi-lingual, and was born and raised in Peru but loves serving as a bridge between the US and Latin America. Miguel is also very involved in the startup ecosystem in the US and Latin America, where he is a mentor in several incubators / accelerators such as Endeavor, MIT Center for Entrepreneurship, Angel Ventures Latin America, among others. Miguel has a PhD in Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Science from MIT, is an alumni of Harvard Business School (GMP 28), holds a Masters in Engineering, and a Masters in Economic Development, both from MIT, and he holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Lima. Miguel has postgraduate studies in Venture Capital from Stanford, Venture Capital and Private Equity from Harvard Business School, Digital Transformation from IMD, Digital Health from Columbia University, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from MIT, Artificial Intelligence and Strategy from MIT, and Quantum Computing from MIT.

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AI Applications for the Retail

Industry Spotlight AI Application
2023-02-09 | 11:15 - 11:40 | Conference Room Croisette