One Minute With: Jamshed Wadia, Intel’s director of marketing experiences, on machine learning and human biases
Jamshed Wadia, Intel’s director of customer and marketing experiences for APAC, has learned a lot about teamwork throughout his 16 years at the company. Check out his 60-second Q&A on everything from leadership lessons to his love for K-pop.
Interviewer: What’s the one human trait that machine learning cannot replicate?
Jamshed Wadia: Human biases.
Jamshed Wadia: My name is Jamshed Wadia. I’ve been with Intel for 16 years now. I’m currently the director for customer and marketing experiences at Intel.
Interviewer: What’s your professional superpower?
Jamshed Wadia: Get stuff done.
Interviewer: What’s the biggest career risk you’ve taken?
Jamshed Wadia: Shifting to digital. It’s not that easy.
Interviewer: What’s a common misperception about you?
Jamshed Wadia: Intense.
Interviewer: What’s your worst habit?
Jamshed Wadia: Being intense.
Interviewer: If you weren’t doing what you were doing, what would you be doing?
Jamshed Wadia: I would be a deejay.
Interviewer: What’s your YouTube sinful indulgence?
Jamshed Wadia: K-pop.
Interviewer: What’s the hardest part of your job?
Jamshed Wadia: Just getting people to work together all the time.
Interviewer: What habit have you had to break to be a more effective leader?
Jamshed Wadia: Stop talking, start listening.
Interviewer: What industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?
Jamshed Wadia: Inclusion.
Interviewer: What industry topic do you wish people would stop talking about?
Jamshed Wadia: Diversity without the conversation around inclusion. They have to go together.
Interviewer: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Jamshed Wadia: People don’t do what they say, and say what they do.