Justin Bundick | Senior Director, Data Science & Automation
Southwest Airlines

Justin Bundick, Senior Director, Data Science & Automation, Southwest Airlines

Justin W. Bundick currently serves as director of the enterprise data science center for Southwest Airlines. Over the last six years, Justin established this practice and is responsible for driving business value through the use of advanced analytic techniques. Justin is also responsible for enabling a community of practice for data scientists at Southwest. More recently, Justin’s focus has centered on the use of advanced techniques combined with design thinking principles to drive product development.

Justin developed his personal brand as an innovator in analytics by continually introducing the organization to opportunities where analytics and data science can be a competitive advantage for the Company. Over the past 12 years at Southwest, he led enterprise initiatives in multiple areas of the business including financial planning, portfolio management, business analytics, and enterprise performance management.

Prior to joining Southwest, Justin worked for EDS, an HP Company, focusing on long-term financial planning and corporate strategy.

Appearances:



World Aviation Festival Day 1 @ 14:40

How Southwest are creating a competitive advantage using AI, ML and Data Science

  • Adopting a more digitally focused data science business model that creates a competitive advantage
  • Embedding data science across the business and adding the talent that has the correct data, tech and tools
  • Progressing from a warehouse centric organization to becoming more of a data lake centric business

World Aviation Festival Day 1 @ 15:10

Data Science Panel: How can airlines find new data sources to create a more complete single view of operations and support real time and agile decision making?

  • Has the pandemic enforced a more data driven way of reacting and what new data sources can we farm to help predict the future during times of uncertainty?
  • What are the challenges of scaling data and getting through the noise to gain actionable insights?
  • How have you used the pandemic to refine your data strategies and push this out across the business on both the operational and commercial sides?
  • In what way can data science help when it comes to disruption management and irregular operations, especially when real time and predictive intelligence technologies are getting smarter?
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