Jacomo Corbo

Jacomo Corbo
Chief Scientist, QuantumBlack

Website | @jacomocorbo

Jacomo Corbo is the Chief Scientist for QuantumBlack, a Data Science agency that helps clients meet the analysis challenges of big data to make better decisions.

Corbo is also the Canada Research Chair in Information and Performance Management at the University of Ottawa and a Wharton Clayright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. His research has been funded by grants from the National Research Council, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Wharton Mack Center for Technological Innovation, the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, as well as by companies such as GE Finance and IBM.

Between January 2006 and June 2008, Corbo also served as Race Strategist and subsequently as Chief Race Strategist for the Renault F1 Team Ltd.

Corbo holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at Harvard University, an S.M. in Applied Mathematics from the Harvard Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.


Location: Sponsor Pavilion (Table A)
Simon Williams (QuantumBlack), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack)
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Strategy has changed. The step-change in data abundance, speed and competition means that static business plans striving for that 'perfect answer' are obsolete. We'll demonstrate how the Data Science underpinning race strategy engines used in Formula One to plan, track and update strategy in real-time are enabling Fortune 500 be more agile, and creating a new way of strategy planning. Read more.


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