Erika Strandberg is Program Director for Data Science and AI Initiatives and Executive Director of the SAIL-JD AI Research Initiative and AI for Health Programs at Stanford. Her primary role is to develop and support research collaborations between industrial affiliates and Stanford faculty. Erika has a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford where her thesis involved predictions of rare clinical events using electronic medical record data with high amounts of missingness. She also has a Masters degree in Statistics from UCSD and extensive experience in project management for medical device research and development. In her spare time she is an amateur opera singer and musical theatre enthusiast.