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PwC's AI leader, Dr. Anand Rao, explains what AI is, how it's used in finance today, and how to combat bias in AI.
Technology continues to reshape our world and has been accelerated by the pandemic. As you rethink processes for the new environment, you may be asking how technology can help improve efficiency and effectiveness. This podcast is the next episode in the second season of our What’s next? podcast series for CFOs, controllers — anyone in finance. This season we’re focusing on what’s next in tech for the finance professional — discussing the benefits of technology through the lens of the finance function. In this episode, host Heather Horn sits down with Dr. Anand Rao, a PwC partner leading our Artificial Intelligence efforts globally, to look at how AI systems help solve problems and free up the finance professional for more strategic activities.
Dr. Anand Rao is a PwC partner leading Artificial Intelligence efforts globally. He is also the Innovation Lead for the US Analytics team. Anand works with C-level executives, advising them on a range of topics, including global growth strategies, marketing, sales, distribution and digital strategies, behavioral economics and customer experience, risk management, and statistical and computational analytics.
Heather Horn is PwC's National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.
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