Katherine Bailey is the Natural Language Processing lead within Accenture Australia’s AI and Automation Engineering group.
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, her background is in software engineering and data science, with over a decade in the technology industry, primarily in Canada, the US and Australia.
Prior to joining Accenture she was Principal Data Scientist at Acquia, a Boston-based Software-as-a-Service company, where she spearheaded the company’s Machine Learning initiative.
Katherine speaks and writes regularly on the topic of A.I. and is committed to dispelling the myths and removing the confusion around it, teasing apart the real from the imaginary implications of these technologies, both practical and ethical.
She recently presented to Google on the topic of controlling for morally relevant bias in NLP as part of Google’s Ethics in AI invited speaker series.