U.S. Bank hires Dr. Tanushree Luke as Head of Artificial Intelligence

November 06, 2019 | GET MORE : Future of Banking

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She brings a wide range of data science experience including in the finance, medical and national defense sectors

U.S. Bank has hired technology leader Dr. Tanushree Luke to lead Artificial Intelligence (AI) efforts at the company. In this role, she will drive the continued development of the AI practice within the U.S. Bank Innovation group and AI strategies across the enterprise.

Dr. Luke’s career has spanned multiple industries and sectors. She joins U.S. Bank from Capital One, where she served as the Head of Predictive AI and Machine Learning for Capital One’s Conversational AI Platform/Eno. Prior to that, Dr. Luke was the Chief Data Scientist at BitVoyant and was also previously a Technical Lead for the Department of Defense/DARPA Network Defense Program. She has also held leadership roles at companies supporting the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy. In addition, Dr. Luke’s research background includes lead roles at George Mason University, Harvard Medical School and the University of Notre Dame. 

“Tanu has been a respected thought leader for more than 15 years in cutting-edge technology domains,” said Dominic Venturo, chief innovation officer at U.S. Bank. “She has the right experience, a dynamic combination of strategic vision and technical acumen, and a deep understanding of underlying trends that will help U.S. Bank deliver tremendous value and insight for our customers and employees.” 

Dr. Luke’s focus will be on overseeing AI through strategic product development, product innovation and strategy efforts at U.S. Bank – those that will come to market in both the near and long term.

“I’ve been impressed with the many innovations U.S. Bank has brought and led within the banking industry and I’m excited to be a part of the developments yet to come,” said Dr. Luke.

Dr. Luke earned her Ph.D. in Theoretical/Mathematical Physics and M.S. in Physics and Applied Engineering from George Mason University. She received her B.A. in Physics and History from the University of Notre Dame/Saint Mary’s College. 

About U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp, with 74,000 employees and $488 billion in assets as of September 30, 2019, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. The Minneapolis-based bank blends its relationship teams, branches and ATM network with mobile and online tools that allow customers to bank how, when and where they prefer. U.S. Bank is committed to serving its millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world as a trusted financial partner, a commitment recognized by the Ethisphere Institute naming the bank a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company. Visit U.S. Bank at usbank.com or follow on social media to stay up to date with company news.


Antoine J. LaFromboise, U.S. Bank
antoine.lafromboise@usbank.com, 612.303.0793

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