Gahl Berkooz

Gahl Berkooz

Job Title: Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Company: Acorns

Dr. Gahl Berkooz os Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Acorns and recently he was Global Chief of Analytics at General Motors analytics. Prior, he established the Information Management and Analytics function at Ford IT. He built the function to over 100 professionals, and $10 Million in revenue by developing and deploying a portfolio of Information Management and Analytics services and a technology architecture. Dr. Berkooz delivered close to $2 Billion of savings and cost avoidance in business operations through analytics and improved data. In 2015 he was recruited to be on the founding team of Ford’s newly established Global Data Insight and Analytics Business Unit in the role of Head of Data and Governance. His responsibilities include Data Standards, Data Quality, Data Governance, and Ford’s Data Supply Chain. He holds a Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from Cornell University. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Speaking at the following:

4.30pm - 5.00pm
Keynote Presentation: Building a better company with analytics

Using data analytics to understand the complexities of modern business. You can’t separate data and analytics – the importance of data curation and understanding the business problem. The three pillars of business transformation: Strategy development, execution, and change management

12.00pm - 12.45pm
Discussion Group 3C: Creating an agile analytics team – fostering rapid change and development for deployment at scale

What are the real challenges to driving large scale commercial value, and how are traditional companies solving them? What are the obstacles to rolling out at scale and what are the sets of complimentary capabilities that data science teams need to develop to be effective on a large scale commercial basis? What architecture is needed… Read more.