Glen Rabie

Glen Rabie

Job Title: CEO

Company: Yellowfin


Glen Rabie is the CEO and co-founder of Yellowfin, a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia that operates through an international partner network.  Glen holds a Masters of Commerce from The University of Melbourne, a postgraduate diploma in Industrial Relations and Human Resources, and undergraduate degree in Arts/Commerce.

As a data analyst and self-confessed data junky, Glen Rabie holds the belief that numbers and rationality drive everything. As CEO and founder of Yellowfin, Glen has translated this philosophy to how he runs Australia’s most successful global Business Intelligence (BI) software company. That is: Passion + Analytical Thinking + Reasonable Risk = Success. Today, over 10,000 organisations, and more than 2 million end-users across 70 different countries, use Yellowfin every day. The formula is working.

Glen started his career in the data analysis and strategy field for National Australia Bank (NAB) in 1996. In 2003, frustrated with the complexity and cost he found many clients struggling with when implementing and using traditional BI tools, he decided to establish Yellowfin. Are the core of his journey from data analyst to global CEO is his inherent passion for continual improvement and bringing innovations to market that have never been seen before. His combination of worldwide experience, visionary thinking and data-driven pragmatism has positioned him as one of Australia’s most preeminent industry commentators.

Speaking at the following:

14:15 - 14:50
Discussion Group: Maximising Data Analytics Capabilities to Gain Advanced Customer Insights

Recognising the power of context to utilise data, insights and context and drive advertising success. Exploring how analytics have enabled organisations to better understand customers and their behaviours, so to drive revenue and improve services. Examining how partners can work better to influence customers. Monetisation of customer data – what is its true value?

17:20 - 17:45
Champagne Roundtables: Talking the Topics that Matter to you the Most!

Wrap up the day with a highly interactive session allowing for delegates to discuss in-depth experiences, challenges and strategies for success – all over a drink to tie off the day! The moderator will introduce the discussion points and draw on the most interesting points from the audience shared at the round tables over the… Read more.