Swathi Young is an award-winning CTO with over 20 years of technology experience across organizations such as Amtrak, SunGard, GE, and Oracle. She is a practicing data scientist who helps transform organizations through innovative AI and machine learning solutions.
Her career highlights include successfully steering a product rollout for Amtrak reservation systems handling 30+ million users and $2 billion in revenue; designing product architecture and roadmaps for new SunGard products with target revenues of $32 million per year; and launching the business model for a SaaS-based solution with a target revenue of $80 million. She has led engineering and data science teams and is currently involved in implementing AI to impact healthcare outcomes.
In 2020, Swathi was selected to be a member of the Forbes Technology Council, where she shares her expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com.
Swathi is the brand ambassador for Women in AI, an international non-profit organization whose goal is to increase diversity in AI.
She recently co-authored the Ethical AI framework to help US federal agencies evaluate the ethical implications of AI applications. She previously co-authored the AI Playbook to help government agencies implement Artificial Intelligence Applications.
She mentors at 1776, a premium startup accelerator, where she advises entrepreneurs on strategies and best practices for identifying product-market fit, go-to-market strategies, design thinking, and agile engineering processes.