August 05 - 07, 2018 | Napa Valley, CA

Paul Ballew

Vice President and Global Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Ford Motor Company
Paul Ballew is vice president and Global Chief Data and Analytics officer, Ford Motor Company, effective June 1, 2017. At the same time, he also was elected a Ford Motor Company officer. In this role, he leads Ford’s global data and analytics teams for the enterprise. Previously, Ballew was Global Chief Data and Analytics officer, a position to which he was named to in December 2014. In this role, he has been responsible for establishing and growing the company’s industry-leading data and analytics operations that is driving significant business value throughout the enterprise. Prior to joining Ford, he was Chief Data, Insight & Analytics Officer at Dun & Bradstreet. In this capacity, he was responsible for the company’s global data and analytic activities along with the company’s strategic consulting practice. Ballew sits on the boards of Neustar, Inc. and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He was born in 1964 and has bachelor’s and master’s degree in Economics from the University of Detroit.


8:05 AM Data as the Driver of Transformation in the Automotive Industry

As the daily processes become more and more automated, big data ecosystems are growing is size and importance. New opportunities are emerging from the autonomous data ecosystems. This session looks the big data ecosystem from the perspective of the evolving automotive industry. As vehicles are become increasingly automated, connected and electrified, the automotive data ecosystem has grown, in turn propelling data to the driver’s seat. In this session hear how Ford Motor Company has leveraged autonomous data to become a giant in the automotive industry.
Participants will:
  • See behind the scenes of a successful big data ecosystem use case
  • Apply the lens to your most pressing autonomous data challenge(s)
  • Identify gaps in current big data strategies / initiatives  
  • Discover opportunities for automation within your own organization’s ecosystem


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