How Can Big Data Be Used to Drive Company Strategy
What is big data, and where can it be found? How and why do analytics derived from big data trump intuition? How can intuition be used with big data to derive usable analytics? Once found, how can I use it to differentiate the Finance area? How can Finance be the company leader in using big data to drive the business? How can I then use it to direct company strategy? What are the pitfalls?
Dr. Darren K. Allen earned Doctorate in Business from Georgia State University, MBA from Appalachian State University, and BA from the UNC-Chapel Hill. Darren worked his way up the career ladder in finance and accounting roles at companies such as Newell Rubbermaid, General Mills, and Genuine Parts Company. Currently, Darren is the CFO at Autolite, a multinational manufacturer and leading supplier to OE manufacturers as well as the automotive aftermarket. Overall, Darren has made his career playing an integral role in turning around manufacturing organizations.