AWK appoints Sandro Saitta Head of Data & AI – Suisse Romande
Zurich/Lausanne, 1 June 2022 – AWK further strengthens its Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities in the French speaking part of Switzerland to support clients in their digital transformation.
AWK Group today announced the appointment of Sandro Saitta as its Head of Data & AI – Suisse Romande, effective immediately. Saitta will add further expertise in the area of data analytics to an existing team of data scientists who are dedicated to creating value through generating sustainable business impact for its clients as they undertake their digital transformation and address their business challenges using data. Specifically, Saitta will be instrumental in supporting the full data lifecycle and defining data strategies, but also in training clients’ capabilities in the field of Data & AI.
Sandro Saitta’s appointment follows the hire of Tom Milon earlier this year who focuses on digital strategy and transformation. It reinforces AWK Group’s commitment to the French speaking market in Switzerland and to leading-edge Data & AI capabilities that solve actual real-world business challenges.
Prior to joining AWK Group, Saitta was Chief Industry Advisor at the Swiss Data Science Center where he led and built out the Industry unit, a team of data scientists who supports industry partners in their data-driven journey. Sandro Saitta is a lecturer in data science at UNIL and Business School Lausanne and holds a PhD in Data Science from EPFL. He will be based in Lausanne.
About AWK Group
AWK Group, with offices in Zurich, Bern, Basel, Lausanne and Luxembourg, is part of an independent international management and technology consulting group. Together with Ginkgo Management Consulting and Quint Group, the partner companies with more than 800 employees serve clients in Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, the Netherlands, USA, China and Singapore. The services range from the development of digital business models, data analytics, cyber security and IT advisory to the management of complex transformation projects. More information: www.awk.ch
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