NICK CURCURU

VP of Global Big Data Consulting @ Mastercard

Nick Curcuru has over 20 years of experience implementing and managing large scale advanced analytics projects across the world for companies such as The Walt Disney Company, Capital One, The Home Depot, Burlington Northern Railroad, Merrill Lynch and The General Electric Company. He helps drive strategic decisions throug hthe use of data and analytics. In his role at MasterCard Advisors, Nick works with executives on their big data strategy to unlock and monetize the value of the organizations’ structured and unstructured data assets. He leads large scale advanced analytics initiatives using a variety of technology including open source solutions like Hadoop to drive customer and operational insights. Nick helps architect big data solutions addressing the people, processes and technology needed to enable data driven insights and fact based decisions. Additionally, he provides thought leadership on the value of big data to companies. Nick is a trusted thought leader, frequently speaking at conferences, publishing articles and conducting learning programs on advanced analytics.