Data-driven retailers topline breakthrough year

Data-driven retailers topline breakthrough year

Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Walgreens Boots Alliance have made it into the top ten of the 2018 DataIQ 100, which showcases the most influential people in data-driven business.

The top ten as follows: 

  1. Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner
  2. Gillian Tomlinson, CDO, RSA
  3. Andrew Day, CDO, Sainsbury's
  4. Jon Hussey, Managing Director, Data and Strategic Analytics, Barclays
  5. Michael Greene, Group Data and Analytics Director, Tesco
  6. Paul Lodge, CDO, Department for Work and Pensions
  7. Lauren Sager Weinstein, CDO, Transport for London
  8. Orlando Machado, Global Director of Customer Analytics and Data Science, Aviva
  9. Martin Squires, Global Lead, Customer Intelligence and Data, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  10. Katia Walsh, Chief Global Data and Analytics Officer, Vodafone

“With 475 nominations, it was the most diverse set of candidates that we have ever considered and the final line-up is our strongest yet,” says David Reed, Director of Strategy, DataIQ. “It also reveals that 2017 was a breakthrough year for individuals, even more than it was for the industry as a whole. This is because they are finally benefitting from the status, resources and rewards that have long been merited, but not always realised. We have 27 Chief Data Officers represented among our Data Titans - the end-users whose investment into data and analytics is bringing about such profound changes to the economy, society and business.”

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