Prof. Davy CIELEN


Davy Cielen is a managing partner of the Maiton Consulting Group (London) and a a Principal Consultant of the Business Analytics Institute.

e-mail : davy AT baieurope.com

linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/davy-cielen-7b210021/

twitter : @davycielen

Professor Cielen will lead our discussion on business analytics. His discussion explores in turn on various practices of business analytics in both supervised and unsupervised learning environments, while focusing on specific models used in machine learning.

Maiton Ltd. is a strategic business partner of SAS, designs and develops data science projects and solutions for their customers in a variety of service industries.

Prof. Cielen is also a senior lecturer in Business Analytics at the Maastricht School of Management (Maastricht, the Netherlands) and Adjunct Professor Big Data Science at the IESEG School of Management (Lille, France).

Prof. Mohamed MINHAJ


Mohamed MINHAJ is a Professor with the  SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), India, as well the head of the Institute’s Information Technology department.

e-mail : mminhaj AT sdmimd.ac.in

linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/minhaj-mohamed-6225a124/


Prof. MINHAJ has a rich experience in teaching and consulting related to Information Management and Web Services. His domains of research are Semantic Technologies, Text Analytics, Web Analytics and SNA, he is currently teaching many courses related to Business Analytics. Besides teaching, he has been heading the Campus Systems Management and has been instrumental in many digitization and e-learning activities in the institute.

Prof. Kurt Stockinger


Prof. Dr. Kurt Stockinger is Professor of Computer Science and Director of Studies in Data Science at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

e-mail : kurt.stockinger AT zhaw.ch

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Prof. Stockinger's research focuses on Data Science with an emphasis on Big Data, data warehousing, business intelligences, advanced analytics and natural language query processing on knowledge bases.

Kurt is also on the Advisory Board of Callista Group AG. Previously Kurt Stockinger worked at Credit Suisse in Zurich, Switzerland, at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, at California Institute of Technology, California as well as at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from CERN / University of Vienna.





Lee SCHLENKER is Professor of Buisness Analytics and Community Management and a Principal Consultant of the Business Analytics Institute.

e-mail : lee AT baieurope.com

linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/leeschlenker/

twitter : @leeschlenker

Dr. SCHLENKER has been a guest speaker in corporate conferences for Apple, Cegid, IBM, Oracle, SAP and SAS in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Over the last twenty years, he has led dozens of missions for Big 4 consulting groups in the manufacturing, telecommunications, public works, and service industries.

Recipient of the EDSF prize for the use of technology in teaching,  as well as a recognized as an expert for the European Commission in learning analytics, Lee has directed or participated in studies on improving management education in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 


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