Caroline O'Brien

SVP & Chief Data Officer
Caroline O'Brien

Caroline serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer at Afiniti. In this role, she is responsible for leading data strategy on client accounts, including data acquisition and senior client engagement.

Previously, Caroline served as Senior Vice President of Data Science and was responsible for leading the global Advanced Analytics team, a group of world-class AI and data science experts dedicated to delivering measurable value to clients.

Prior to her role at Afiniti, Caroline was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a data scientist at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Caroline remains an active research affiliate at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences, where she uses principles of engineering, mathematics, and machine learning to understand, diagnose, and treat cardiovascular disease.

Caroline holds a doctorate in biomedical engineering from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelors of Engineering and Science from the University of Queensland. Caroline enjoys back-country skiing and is a mum to three small children.