Ramila Peiris is Head of Data Science at Sanofi (Toronto, Canada), where he provides strategy and vision for data engineering and advanced modeling solutions. He has an extensive background in the development and application of data science solutions and has spent more than 15 years working in pharmaceutical, water, and specialty chemicals industries. Dr. Peiris is passionate about developing high-performance data science teams, driving innovation through digital transformation, and using advanced data analytics techniques to create business value from data. He earned a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He can be reached at Ramila.Peiris@sanofi.com.