Steph Chaousis PhD

It’s always great to meet and learn more about the Datarwe team. Here we reach out to Dr. Stephanie Chaousis PHD

  • What’s your title?

Partnerships Manager

  • What does your job actually entail – titles aside?  😉

My role is to manage research partnerships for Datarwe so this means connecting with researchers, industry and government to facilitate research projects that harness Datarwe’s capabilities. This can involve applying for joint grants, government programs and negotiating agreements.

  • What are 3 words to describe Datarwe?

Data driven transformation

  • What is your favourite thing about working at Datarwe?

I have two favourites, the first is that I really believe in what the company is striving towards and I feel like my work is contributing to something important. Secondly its getting to work with such a great team, everyone is very supportive and collaborative so that makes coming to work a pleasure.

  • Favourite memory from working at Datarwe to date?

I would have to say my favourite memory so far is the day we moved into our brand-new office and I made our first Datarwe themed cake to celebrate! It was a big moment not only being a part of the beginning of Datarwe’s office space but also getting out of the house and interacting with everyone after being in lockdown for 3 months!

  • What are your hopes for our industry?

I hope that we can create the foundation for transformational AI for healthcare that will greatly improve people’s lives. Having personally known people living with rare diseases with little treatment options to improve their quality of life, I think personalised medicine powered by AI is the most important next step in healthcare. This technology relies on an underlying data infrastructure and network which is exactly what Datarwe is building.

  • What would be an alternative career path?

I love animals and used to want to be a vet when I was younger so that would definitely have been my alternative career. 

  • What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

I love to run, and also to explore new places whether that’s in my own backyard or overseas.

  • Who are your favourite sports teams and/or celebrities?

I’m not a sports fan or really follow any celebrities but I am inspired by public figures like Elon Musk who are really pushing the boundaries of technology.

  • What’s Number 1 on your bucket list ?

Visit South America…..but given the current situation I’ll probably have to tick of number 2 which is becoming fluent in Spanish.

  • If you could meet anyone in the world dead or alive who would it be and why?

I would love to get the chance to talk to Professor Rosalind Picard a professor of Affective Computing at MIT. I would be fascinated to talk with her about the intersection between, human psychology, emotional intelligence and AI.

  • Any final quotes or comments you live your life by ?

Keep an open mind and never stop learning.

Dr Stephanie Chaousis PhD

Partnerships Manager