Valentina (Valya) Kuskova is the Managing Director of Notre Dame AnalytiXIN site in Indianapolis. Her main responsibility is to coordinate and execute the implementation of the Notre Dame AnalytiXIN interface with industry stakeholders. In this role, she is tasked with bringing Notre Dame AI/ML and advanced data analytics talent into direct interaction with CICP companies through a structured set of activities, including strategic initiatives, research projects, student internships, corporate/faculty exchanges, and many educational and networking events.Dr. Kuskova has extensive corporate and academic experience. After an MBA from Boise State University she had worked in a variety of corporate roles, from programmer/analyst to senior strategic planning analyst at major Fortune-200 companies.