Salema Rice

Salema Rice is a global data and analytics leader. Her extensive industry experience has focused on directing data management strategies, AI transformation, and digital innovation, using AI to effect positive change.

Salema is the Global Managing Director of Applied Intelligence at Accenture and previously worked as Chief Digital, Data & Analytics Officer for Geometric Results (GRI), and as Chief Data Officer at the Allegis Group. She’s been named one of the Top 30 Most Inspiring Women in AI, a Top 50 Influencer by Women in Tech, and a Global Data Power Leader by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

Passionate about giving back to the communities where she lives and works, Salema is the co-founder of Compassion’s Way, a non-profit that works in underprivileged communities to empower and inspire people experiencing homelessness, helping them access resources that can lead to more stable living conditions.