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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Fredrik Backner

Fredrik Backner
Vice President, Head of Data & Analytics, Telia Company

Fredrik Backner is Vixe President of Data & Analytics at TeliaSonera, a leading Nordic operator with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. In his role Fredrik has globalresponsibility for enabling business value from Data & Analytics across six countries and is tasked with ensuring that big data capabilities are provided to the countries as internal cloud services, ranging from data lakes, advanced analytics and data visualization. Fredrik’s organization also provides data science, analytics and data visualization services and business consultancy to the countries and business units.

Fredrik has a solid entrepreneurial background from initiating and driving large change and improvement programs within IT and product management. He has built up an entirely new cross-functional and global organization and way of working within advanced analytics, and his team has over the past year established TeliaSonera as a truly data-driven company, using modern big data technologies, and led the implementation of cross-border governance.

Fredrik holds a MSC in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from University of San Francisco.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E14 / 1 E15
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Farrah Bostic (The Difference Engine), Mark Madsen (Teradata), krish venkataraman (Syncsort), Amy O'Connor (Cloudera), Bill Franks (Teradata Corporation), Jake Kendall (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Tricia Wang (Constellate Data ), Cecile Barbaroux (Schibsted Classified Media), Kristi Marotta (Allstate), Adam Devine (WorkFusion), Rahel Jhirad (Hearst), Alexander White (Next Big Sound), Jana Eggers (Nara Logics), Vincent Dell'Anno (Accenture), Fredrik Backner (Telia Company ), Bill Moschella (Evariant), Florin Trandafir (Nokia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
All-day: For business strategists, marketers, product managers, and entrepreneurs, Data-Driven Business looks at how to use data to make better business decisions faster. Packed with case studies, panels, and eye-opening presentations, this fast-paced day focuses on how to solve today's thorniest business problems with big data. It's the missing MBA for a data-driven, always-on business world. Read more.
11:40am–12:10pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1 E14/1 E15
Vincent Dell'Anno (Accenture), Fredrik Backner (Telia Company ), Bill Moschella (Evariant), Florin Trandafir (Nokia)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 8 ratings)
Organizations use data – big and small, external and enterprise – along with analytics to fuel transformational change and become value-led, insights-powered enterprises. This panel will explore the obstacles that companies encounter when they use data to transform their organizations, and lessons they’ve learned. Read more.