Carolina Barcenas Vice President, Data Science & AI, Visa
Carolina Barcenas is Vice President of Data Science and AI for Data Products at Visa. She is responsible for exploring and developing advanced ways for leveraging data to create business value for Visa through artificial intelligence techniques. Carolina is also Austin’s co-leader of Visa Women in Technology as well as the organizing force behind the community college intern program that focuses on non-traditional candidates.
She has worked both in industry as well as academia and has over 20 years of experience designing predictive analytical solutions in fintech. Prior to joining Visa, she spent 7 years at PayPal where she was responsible for managing the risk of small and medium e-commerce sellers.
Her expertise is in deep data mining techniques. She holds a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the Georgia Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.