Thursday, November 6, 2014
6:00–7:00 p.m.


University Center Ballroom
Room 202

Big Data featuring Michael Schroeck, IBM

50th Anniversary of the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business

The Elizabeth and Allen Don Center for Innovative Technology and Decision Sciences of the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business presents

“Big Data”

by Mr. Michael Schroeck
Vice President/Partner, Global Big Data Analytics Leader
IBM Business Analytics and Optimization, Global Business Services

michael-shroeckAbout Michael J. Schroeck

Mr. Schroeck is the Global Big Data Analytics Leader for the IBM Business Analytics and Optimization Consulting Practice.  With more than 30 years of consulting experience, he has a proven track record in Analytics, Information Management, Big Data, Business Intelligence, and Performance Management.  Mr. Schroeck is considered an industry luminary and thought leader. 

He has authored several articles on Big Data and Analytics, has co-authored the 2012 IBM Big Data Study as well as a book on Enterprise Information Architecture, has been a featured speaker at many industry conferences and major seminars, and is frequently quoted in leading business and technical publications.

Mr. Schroeck has guided project teams in the design and successful implementation of large, complex enterprise-wide analytics solutions for a wide range of clients in areas such as: big data, information management, customer relationship management, financial reporting and analytics, enterprise risk management, supply chain optimization, and operational intelligence.  

Mr. Schroeck was twice named as one of the world’s top “25 Most Influential Consultants” by Consulting Magazine and was named a Distinguished Engineer by IBM for his outstanding and sustained technical achievement and leadership.