Dr. Olav Laudy

Dr. Olav Laudy

Chief Data Scientist Asia-Pacific

IBM

Dr. Olav Laudy is Chief Data Scientist for IBM Analytics, Asia-Pacific. In his current role, he helps IBM clients identify and quantify analytic opportunities. Dr. Olav enjoys articulating complex analytical concepts in layman’s terms, contextualized to the business, and he is known for his ability to accelerate analytic deployments. In his prior position as Worldwide Predictive Analytics Solutions leader, Dr. Olav stood at the birth of a great many analytic projects across all geo’s and industries as telco, banking, automotive, retail, and insurances. He helped a large Canadian retailer build up its analytic supply chain model; in the same company, he also created an analytic Center of Competence, helping the company to change their analytic department from a cost to a profit-center. As a client technical advocate, Dr. Olav was involved on a long term basis with a premium German car manufacturer, where among many other projects, he built a guided diagnostics system to help engineers determine any issues with a car in the quickest possible way. In recent months, he was involved in the creation of a roadmap for a large Thai conglomerate looking to create synergies across their businesses through the use of analytics. Dr. Olav’s is passionate about analytics based data monetization and the ethical use of data science results. An overview of his key projects can be found at https://ph.linkedin.com/in/olaudy

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