Overseeing Your Analytics Investment

Who’s responsible for your analytics investments?

Organizations continue to make significant investments in data and analytics with the hope of creating an information asset that impacts business decision making and provides a competitive advantage for the future. Even the best-intentioned companies struggle to ensure their investments will produce meaningful and sustainable value for the business, making the need for oversight more critical than ever.

Come share cocktails and conversation with your peers from around Chicago and hear our panel of leaders discuss various topics related to overseeing your analytics investments, including:

  • Governing Data
  • Managing Data Quality
  • Building Your ROI Justification
  • Overseeing the Analytics Portfolio
  • Ensuring Benefits Realization
  • …and more!

Date & Time

  • November 21, 2019
  • 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Featured Speakers:

Michael Baker

Vice President of Advanced Analytics at Chamberlain Group

Michael Baker is a senior data science and advanced analytics leader specializing in leading the development and implementation of organizations and capabilities to shape business strategy and drive growth. Michael leads Advanced Analytics at the Chamberlain Group and previously led Data Science for North America, Western Europe, and the Pacific at Nielsen. Michael also serves on the Information Systems and Analytics Advisory Board at Miami University and has taught frequently at schools including Knox College, Benedictine University, and Roosevelt University.

Bill Bernabe

Managing Director, Business Analytics at CBRE

Bill Bernabei is the Practice Lead for the Business Analytics Group deployed across CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business delivering operational and integrated insights to corporate occupier clients. Under his leadership he provides direct oversight to the Business Analytics Platform that delivers business intelligence solutions across the organization, data governance oversight, embedded strategists framework, variable consulting services and the promotion of enabling of a data driven culture to accelerate the making informed decisions based on insights derived from data. In addition, serves as an advisor and strategist on the overall Digital and Technology strategy and the overall analytics roadmap across CBRE. Bill brings over twelve years of real estate experience in the areas of portfolio strategy, CRM, performance management, location analytics, financial and operational management. Bill holds a Six Sigma Black belt and earned his Masters of Arts in Real Estate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Liautaud Graduate School of Business and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management & Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Michael Baraz

Global Head of Data Governance and Quality at AXIS Capital

Michael Baraz leads the Data Governance Office at AXIS Capital, a specialty commercial and reinsurance company, enabling data to a state of readiness to leverage analytics for improved client service, profit improvement, competitive advantage, operational efficiencies, and regulatory and compliance. His mission is transforming the treatment of data as an expense to one of a valued enterprise asset. Michael has created sustainable data governance programs at financial institutions, personal, commercial, and health lines insurance companies, energy and other industries.