MBN Chairman to present at the first Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup of 2016
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MBN Chairman, Paul Forrest will be presenting at the next Scotland Data Science & Technology meetup on Thursday 28th January at The Data Lab, Edinburgh.
The meetup group was created for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. It was started in May 2015 to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. Since then it has grown from strength to strength and with over 500 members, it is now Scotland’s largest data and technology meetup groups.
Paul’s presentation for the evening is entitled – Big Data: The ‘Bridge’ to Success, having previously written a fantastic thought leadership article regarding this topic. It can be found here.
Paul Forrest has some twenty-five years’ experience of helping businesses to solve complex business problems, deliver their transformation goals and to achieve tangible strategic outcomes. Hands on and deep thinking, he has worked with many FTSE 100 clients, Global 500 businesses and major Government entities around the world including Ford Motor Company, VAG Group, BAE Systems, GSK, AkzoNobel, RBS, HBOS, Diageo, Bacardi, Wal-Mart, British Airways, Virgin Galactic, Etisalat, British Telecom, Vodafone and Allen & Overy.
Paul’s specialities are growth services, deal origination, transaction support, lead advisory, commercial strategy, due diligence and Big Data (Insight & Analytics) strategy. Featured in the DataIQ ‘Big Data 100’ as one of the most influential people in data and data-driven marketing in 2015 and a resident sector subject matter expert at http://www.createtomorrow.co.uk/.
Paul will explore the opportunities to enhance Big Data initiatives by strengthening ‘the Bridge’ and what such opportunities mean in terms of employment prospects for those prepared to put the effort in.
If you would like to attend, please RSVP here.