Ozge is the Data&AI Lead at Microsoft Canada. She is leading a team of Data Architects and Data Scientists to build intelligent solutions for Microsoft’s top clients in Canada. Her focus was on FinTech and building analytics solutions for some of the biggest Financial Services companies in her previous role as the first Data Scientist at Microsoft Canada. She has been working with the VP Analytics, CTOs, Director of Analytics and Data Scientists directly to help and advise them building advanced analytics solutions to increase their customer satisfaction, revenue, efficiency and optimize their operations to stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive market.
Ozge truly believes the words that she first heard from Grace Hopper “ The most dangerous phrase in the language is, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ ”. She has the entrepreneurial experience with an academic background. Prior to joining Microsoft, she was the co-founder and CEO of topLog, a start up focused on predictive data analysis based on unstructured log data. She started topLog in 2013 while she was working towards her PhD degree in Computer Science at Dalhousie University. Ozge is a life-long learner and problem solver. Her experience with switching from academia to entrepreneurship has taught her how to solve real world problems by applying her deep academic knowledge.