The difference between failure and success is too often our perception of and our response to the situations that we encounter. What one sees as a challenge that would lead to certain failure, another sees as an opportunity that could lead to possible success.”

Edosa Odaro is a cross-industry AI and data transformation leader who loves to push the boundaries of AI and data to solve complex real-world problems. As Head of Data at AXA, he led a radical reinvent programme responsible for delivering significant people, data and cloud transformations.

He has had the privilege of helping over 20 international organisations deliver significant impacts through analytic insights and interventions, including Barclays Bank, The European Commission, Lloyds Banking Group, HMRC, Betfair, JLL and LV=. His global impact includes: leading a multinational data programme for mitigating the risk of future, global, financial systemic, failure; and helping to establish the world’s largest globally available, digital, hazardous chemical, information platform.

Edosa is passionate about a brand of inclusion underpinned by a ‘diversity-of-minds’ organisational capability. He is a regular speaker at conferences, has been named a Financial Times Top 100 Most Influential Leader and is one of the UK’s 30 Most Influential Black Leaders in FinTech & Data.

He is also actively involved with a number of charities and supports a number of mentoring programmes.

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