Dr. Marc Teerlink is the Global Strategist and Subject Matter Expert in Cognitive Computing, Big Data, Business Analytics and Optimization for the IBM Global Center of Competence. He has more than 25 years of professional experience as a business manager, consultant and analyst. Marc is educated as a Consumer Psychologist and a recognized business and thought leader with a successful track record in analytics driven sales and marketing transformation for clients from leading firms in the consumer packaged goods, retail, consumer electronics, banking and telecommunication industries. He teaches an MBA course in advanced consumer marketing, has published numerous papers and is a frequently requested board-room speaker.
Companies whose investments focus on growing talent in data sciences help not only their processes, but also the company as a whole. In our most recent global study on big data analytics, we concluded that the gap between the demand for analytics talent globally and the supply of analytics talent...