We are pleased to anounce our next event: How to build the data organization. In this talk we will know from 2 very important data driven organizations how to build the infraestructure and culture that enables the extraction of value from data inside a company.
It is a great honour to have in our panel Pau Contreras, Chief Data Officer at Unidad Editorial and Adam Kinney, VP of Data Science at Schibsted Media Group.
Pau Contreras is the Chief Data Officer at Unidad Editorial, where his job is generating the maximum value from its rich data ecosystem (El Mundo, Marca, Expansión, Telva), leading the strategic development of the people, the systems (Big Data, Data Engineering, Data Science, Digital Analytics) and the business models (Data Monetization) required for the digital transformation of the group. Prior to that, Pau held several positions at Oracle, where he was a Senior Director for Strategic Sales where he led Big Data Analytics sales in several industries. Pau holds a degree in Anthropology from UB, a MSc in Software Engineering and Analytics from UPC, a PDG from IESE and PhD Thesis based on a Complex Adaptative Systems framework for measuring Organizational Innovation.
Adam Kinney is the VP of Data at Schibsted, the company behind sites like fotocasa.es, vibbo.es, infojobs.net and many other marketplace and media sites worldwide. He comes from Twitter where he was Head of Analytics, leading a department of over thirty data scientists and engineers. Before Twitter, Adam worked at Google for 5 years in the area of data science and analytics. In Schibsted, he build-up the data organisation in record time with now over fifty data scientists and engineers distributed over London, Oslo, Stockholm, and Barcelona. The data organisation works with all the Schibsted companies in the group to turn data into insights and into data-driven products at scale (like recommendation, profiling for audience targeting, experimentation, natural language processing and image processing). He is currently based in Oslo and before that spent 12 years in San Francisco.
This event could not be possible without the collaboration of Mobile World Centre.