Sep 23–26, 2019
Hamit Hamutcu

Hamit Hamutcu
Cofounder, Analytics Center

Hamit Hamutcu is a cofounder of Analytics Center, a company focused on the use of data and analytics in business and an advisor or investor in several analytics-related initiatives that work in developing vertical machine learning solutions for industries such as advertising and ecommerce. He has over 20 years of industry and consulting experience in the areas of analytics, customer relationship management, and marketing strategies driven by data. Previously, Hamit was a founding partner for EMEA offices for Peppers & Rogers Group and led the development of the firm in the region by serving clients across the Middle East, Africa, and Europe; was a partner for the firm’s US office, heading up its global Analytics Group, where he oversaw the growth of the analytics practice and helped his clients develop analytics functions, build data infrastructure, and deploy analytical models to support business goals; and he held several positions within FedEx in Memphis in marketing analytics and technology, where he led IT and business teams to leverage the enormous amount of data the company generated to serve its customers better. Hamit is also a frequent speaker, writer, and board member at various startups and nonprofit organizations. He earned his BSc degree in electronics engineering at Bogazici University in Istanbul and his MBA degree at University of Florida.

Sessions

1:15pm1:55pm Thursday, September 26, 2019
Location: 1E 12/13
Secondary topics:  Culture and Organization
Usama Fayyad (Open Insights & OODA Health, Inc.), Hamit Hamutcu (Analytics Center)
If you've ever been confused about what it takes to be a data scientist or curious about how companies recruit, train, and manage analytics resources, Usama Fayyad and Hamit Hamutcu are here to explore insights from the most comprehensive research effort to date on the data analytics profession and propose a framework for the standardization of roles and methods for assessing skills. Read more.

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