Randy Bean, Innovation Fellow, Wavestone
Randy Bean is a business founder, CEO, industry thought leader, author, senior advisor, board director, and speaker in the field of data-driven business leadership. He is the author of the bestselling Fail Fast, Learn Faster: Lessons in Data-Driven Leadership in an Age of Disruption, Big Data, and AI, and a current contributor to MIT Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, and Forbes. Randy is a globally recognized leader and noted speaker on the topic of data-driven business leadership, having addressed leadership audiences on 5 continents. He has helped organize and moderate the Chief Data Officer panel for the MIT CDOIQ Symposium for the past 9 years and serves on the MIT event advisory board. Randy was founder and CEO of NewVantage Partners, a data and analytics strategic advisory firm which he founded in 2001. His company which was acquired by Wavestone, a Paris-based global consultancy, where he currently serves as Innovation Fellow, Data Strategy.