Marcela is Databricks Global insurance Leader and is based in NYC. She is originally from Mexico, where she studied actuarial science at UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) and then moved to Boston for postgraduate studies at Harvard University.
Marcela has more than 17 years of experience working in the insurance industry in both Commercial and Personal lines in all areas across the insurance value chain (Claims, Underwriting, Pricing, Marketing and Actuarial Science). Prior to joining us, she led the insurance analytics practice at EY leading teams of data scientists and actuaries to implement complex analytics solutions for the largest insurance companies. She has done business in Japan, Korea, US, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Brazil. She has more than 13 publications on analytics and AI.
Outside work Marcela likes to spend quality time with her husband and daughter. She’s passionate about diversity and is one of the original OLA co-founders.