Ben Dias is currently the Data Science and Analytics Director at easyJet, leading the delivery of their data strategy and ambition of becoming the world’s leading data-driven airline. He has over 18 years’ experience in solving real-world problems across multiple industry settings. More recently, Ben has focussed on building and leading Data teams, and successfully applying a lean-agile approach to Data Science within large organizations.
Ben is experienced in setting up and managing industrial research collaborations with academic and business partners, actively engaged with the Mathematics community, an avid Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Trailblazer, and very enthusiastic about inspiring the next generation of Mathematicians and Data Professionals. Ben holds a PhD in Computer Vision and a Master’s in Mathematics and Astronomy, both from UCL.