Jim Weatherall is the Vice President of Data Science & AI, in Research & Development at AstraZeneca. A particle physicist by training, Jim spent time as an academic researcher, before becoming a scientific software engineer consulting across a range of different industries, including the life sciences, before joining AZ. He is committed to driving the application of data science, advanced analytics and related approaches as a way of unlocking the full potential of data –transforming the way medicines are discovered, developed and make a difference to patients’ lives.
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