Deputy Director, Head of AI Skunkworks and Deployment
Giuseppe Sollazzo is Head of AI Skunkworks and Deployment at NHSX. Between 2018 and 2020, he was Head of Data at the Department for Transport. Before joining the Civil Service, and after swiftly dropping out of a PhD in Computer Science at Imperial College, he worked as a computational and data expert in academia, and as a digital & data freelance consultant, combining strategic vision with hands-on technical knowledge. An outspoken Open Data activist, Giuseppe received the ‘Individual Champion of Open Data’ award by the ODI in 2016, and in 2021 he was included in the DataIQ list of the 100 most influential people in data and analytics.
The NHS AI Lab Skunkworks programme focuses on finding new ways of using AI to drive forward the early adoption of technology to support health, in both clinical and business contexts. In this...