Gillian Docherty

CEO

The Data Lab

About Gillian

Gillian Docherty is chief executive of The Data Lab, an innovation centre with a mission of maximising the value for Scotland from data. The Data Lab facilitates partnerships between industry and academia, supporting data science and artificial intelligence projects as well as funding and running first class, ground-breaking education programmes.Gillian is passionate about the opportunity for using Data to drive economic and social benefits. Formerly of IBM, Gillian is a visiting professor at Robert Gordon University, a TED speaker and was named Digital Leader 2018 for the UK.