Chief Data & Cognitive Officer, Royal Caribbean International
Sol currently holds 3 patents in the Information Management space and is a keynote speaker at several technology conferences speaking on various topics such as Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing, Data & Analytics, and Emerging Operating Models.
Prior to joining Royal Caribbean, Sol was a Partner at Ernst & Young in the Data & Analytics practice, and before that she was a part of the 1st generation of leaders taking WATSON to market at IBM.
Goal oriented and a team player, Sol believes in bringing together people, processes, and technology to cultivate environments that are innovative, driven, and collaborative A Thought Leader in the Data, Robotics, AI, and IT space. Sol is a competency player who solves complex Business, IT, and Operational problems and helps companies with large Transformational Programs.
Sol has a unique ability in bridging the gap between Business and IT, her deep understanding of multiple functional disciplines (i.e. change management, enterprise data, application architecture, process re-engineering, sales, etc.) enables her to drive change by articulate the need for change in organizations that otherwise wouldn’t evolve with the emerging market place.
Sol played NCAA Water Polo and Rugby for Cal on the Women’s National Rugby Team for several years, and completed the Ironman. She and her husband are avid wine drinkers, travelers, and learning to brew Belgium beer.