Ernestynne Walsh

Based in: Wellington

Ernestynne is an experienced senior data scientist from the East coast (Ngāti Porou and Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Her specialty areas include: transparency, privacy and ethics around predictive modelling, creating frontline operational models in Government and explainable algorithms.

In 2019 she co-presented a keynote about automating frontline decision making at ACC and co-delivered a natural language processing workshop with MIT staff. She has been appointed as an external member of the ACC Ethics Panel and travelled to both Australia and the United States to deliver a workshop on combining open source and proprietary software.

Areas of expertise:

  • Machine learning
  • Operational analytics
  • Privacy and ethics,
  • Explainable AI


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