Doug Freud


Doug Freud

About Doug Freud

Doug Freud is a global Vice President of Data Science for the SAP Customer Innovation and Engagement Platform team. His academic background is Industrial Organizational psychology, and he has worked in both GTM and professional service roles. He is a proven leader with ability to manage cross-functional teams that implement innovative solutions. His passion is using data and machine learning to change business processes and create new systems of innovation.

Machine Learning: Evolution In The Age Of Acceleration

3-Aug-2017 | Doug Freud

On August 31, 1993, noted science fiction author William Ford Gibson stated in an NPR interview, “The future is already here, it is just not evenly distributed.” In 2017, the cloud, machine learn

Naturally Stupid Versus Artificially Intelligent (Part 2)

27-Mar-2017 | Doug Freud

In Part One of this blog, I examined the inherent flaws in human cognitive machinery, which lead to poor information processing and a flawed approach to knowledge discovery, making us all “naturall

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Naturally Stupid Versus Artificially Intelligent

14-Feb-2017 | Doug Freud

In a 1970 Life Magazine article, Marvin Minsky, cofounder of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab predicted, “In three to eight years we will have a machine with the general intelligence of an avera

The Vicissitudes Of Knowledge Discovery: From Prediction To Explanation And Back Again

25-Nov-2016 | Doug Freud

As we bid adieu to 2016, it is clearer than ever that the “Templosion” caused by the rapid changes in information technology have exceeded our capacity to comprehend the impending disruption. Disr

Probabilities Rule – The Road To AI Is Powered By Machine Learning

28-Oct-2016 | Doug Freud

In 2011, in an article in the Wall Street Journal, Marc Andreessen proclaimed that software is eating the world. He argued that a slew of technological innovations, including advanced microprocessors