FEATURE9 September 2020

Edwina Dunn in seven

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In the latest of our In Seven series, we speak to Edwina Dunn, chair of Starcount and one of the founders of Dunnhumby, later acquired by Tesco. In 2015, she launched non-profit organisation The Female Lead, and is a commissioner at the Geospatial Commission, as well as a non-executive director at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. 

1: What has been the most significant development in data science since you co-founded Dunnhumby?

In 2000, when I told the leader of a financial services organisation that data would become strategic, he laughed. Well, not only is it ...