Alan has a significant background in delivering business value through data and analytics. He is recognized by IBM as one of the world’s Big Data Heroes, alongside professors at Oxford, John Hopkins and George Mason universities. His work and thought leadership has been covered in The Financial Times, The Banker , the Sunday Telegraph and other leading data and technology publications (e.g. ZDNet.com, CIO.com). He also has presented as a main speaker at Gartner’s Analytics & BI event. He is also one of the Top 50 Data Leaders in UK (Shortlisted top 5 for Data Knowledge & Integration).