Fabien Girardin

Fabien Girardin
Co-CEO, BBVA Data & Analytics


Fabien Girardin (PhD) is the co-founder of Lift Lab, a research agency that helps companies and institutions understand, foresee and prepare for changes triggered by technological and social evolutions. He is particularly active in the domains of user experience, data science and urban informatics. His research mixes qualitative observations with quantitative data analysis to gain insights from the integration and appropriation of technologies in urban environments. Subsequently, he exploits the gained knowledge with engineering techniques to prototype and evaluate concepts and solutions for mobile network operators, urban and location-based services providers, city planners and decision makers.


Fabien Girardin (BBVA Data & Analytics)
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In this talk we report on the value of tools that support a human-driven approach to revealing innovation opportunities hidden withing big datasets. Based on our experience in data science projects involving multiple stakeholders we found that sketching with data and rapidly sharing interactive information visualizations is a key practice to transform information into useful services and products. Read more.


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  • MarkLogic
  • Shared Learning Collaborative
  • Cloudera
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Pentaho
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Teradata Aster
  • VMware
  • IBM
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • 1010data
  • 10gen
  • Acxiom
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Calpont
  • Cisco
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  • Cray
  • Datameer
  • DataSift
  • DataStax
  • Esri
  • Facebook
  • Feedzai
  • Hadapt
  • Hortonworks
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • Lucid Imagination
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Scaleout Software
  • Skytree, Inc.
  • Splunk
  • Tableau Software
  • Talend

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