Head of Analytics Research
Nokia Bell Labs
Alessandra Sala is the Head of Analytics Research at Nokia Bell Labs, Technology Advisory Board Member at CeADAR and Irish Ambassador of Women in AI. In her role of Head of Analytics Research she has more than 10 years of experience in research and innovation, both in academia and industry, specifically on advanced analytics, customer experience, AI-based automation of cloud applications and machine learning for networks orchestration. Proven track record of transferring innovation from research into business units, strong experience with a wide range of telco products and systems, managing diverse teams in multiple locations and business relationships.
Alessandra is a regular judging committee member for international conferences, journals and internal innovation competitions. She has won the ITP Innovator of the Year 2017, the top 10 inventors award in Nokia Dublin for granted patents for all times and she was selected in 3 leadership and innovation programs in Nokia.