Spurred by these needs, the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), following its hugely successful MSc in Data Science which was launched 2 ½ years ago, is launching a PhD in Data Science program, a first in the Philippines and one of only a handful in Asia. AIM’s new PhD program aims to make original and novel contributions to data science by leveraging data systems, analyzing trends, and building models in a cross-disciplinary and ethically responsible manner for industry, society, and academia