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Payman Sadegh


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Data Science/AI expert, innovator and entrepreneur with extensive cross-industry experience.

Dr. Payman Sadegh is an executive with over 20 years of experience in leading applications of advanced analytics, data science, machine learning and AI across multiple industries including financial services, retail, Internet, healthcare, telecom, and automotive.

Payman is a cofounder of ChainSquared, an AI-based startup in healthcare. Prior to cofounding ChainSquared in 2019, Payman was the chief data scientist for Visual IQ, a leading provider of marketing attribution and intelligence solutions acquired by Nielsen in 2017. In that role, Payman architected one of the earliest and leading multi-touch attribution solutions in the digital advertising space and jumpstarted the company’s media and marketing mix practice and TV-attribution product. Visual IQ products have helped numerous large and midsize companies, including Fortune 500, to overcome their business challenges and manage billions of dollars in marketing and advertising spend through application of advanced predictive and prescriptive analytics.

In other previous roles, Payman was a program manager in advanced technology at Sikorsky Aircraft (acquired by Lockheed Martin) and the Director of Computational and Statistical Sciences Center at the American Institutes for Research.

Dr. Sadegh has a Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics from Technical University of Denmark and MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.