Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter

Job Title: Chief Data Officer

Company: Sainsbury's Bank UK

Mark joined Sainsbury’s Bank in April 2016 as Chief Data Officer. Before joining Sainsbury’s Bank Mark spent 10 years across Beijing, Hong Kong and Melbourne, latterly holding the position of Head of Analytics and Digital Products at Coles Financial Services. Mark was also Deputy Chair of ISAC – an Analytics industry association in Australia.

We caught up with Mark ahead of the conference to find out more on his new role and his keynote topic – read the full interview here.

Speaking at the following:

09:00 - 09:25
International Keynote: How Architectures Need to Evolve in Order to Leverage New Innovations in Analytics

Are you struggling to build a data platform that is adaptive to change? You are not alone. In this session, Mark addresses why many production data platforms were built to support a static set of requirements, and how companies should go about addressing this problem. Where are we now – industry trends and benchmarks. Examining the… Read more.

12:45 - 14:25
Roundtable Lunch: The Data Driven C-Suite – Techniques to Gain Momentum for Your Data Analytics Strategy

It has become quickly apparent to organisations that without someone in the c-suite taking the lead on data analytics, projects rarely gather enough momentum to deliver truly exceptional results. And, since the benefits of data analytics typically span multiple business units, including marketing, risk and business improvement, the c-suite can evolve in a variety of ways…. Read more.