Juan Mateos Garcia

Juan Mateos Garcia
Research Fellow, Nesta

Website | @JMateosGarcia

Juan is Economics Research Fellow at Nesta, the UK Innovation Foundation.

Juan’s job is to create knowledge to inform better decisions driving innovation and growth in the UK’s creative and digital economy.

Juan has 15 years of experience using a range of methods and data sources (structured and unstructured) to understand the cutting edge of innovation practice, and its implications.

Juan is currently working on a project that looks at the skills implications of the data revolution, in partnership with the Royal Statistical Society and Creative Skillset.

Juan is an economist with an MSc on Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex.


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Everyone knows that creating value from big data requires the right skills, but what does this mean in practice? We present findings of a research project where we measure the skills needs of data-driven companies in 6 sectors, quantify the impact of data talent on company performance, and identify good practices to find, create value from and retain data talent. Read more.