David GonzalezChief Data Officer and Group Head of Big Data and AI at Vodafone Business
David is the Head of Big Data for Vodafone Group Enterprise. In this role, he has defined the data strategy for Group Enterprise, formed a team of skilled data and AI scientists, and is driving Big Data Analytics value for Vodafone’s largest and most important clients around the world. He is based in Madrid but in the UK regularly.
David is a tech entrepreneur and data scientist with rich experience at international corporations. Before joining Vodafone, he was Co-Founder, COO and CTO of Touchvie (Dive.tv), which created cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and Computer Vision solutions for media content. Previously, he was Analytics Senior Manager and Big Data Scientist at Accenture Digital. In this role, he advised and implemented Big Data Analytics at BBVA, Telefonica, Vodafone, Havas Media, Schneider Electric, Digilant, Best Buy, National Bank of Canada, IAG, Prudential, and Bank of America among others. His experience spans Big Data discovery, customer analytical record creation, predictive model creation, customer strategy and marketing analytics, real-time recommendation and personalization, social network analysis, Marketing ROI optimization, as well as team leadership, pre-sales, and engagement management. Before that, he helped co-found Neo Metrics, which was later acquired by Accenture.
David holds a Master’s in Applied Statistics Advanced Methods from UNED and a Master’s in Information and Communication Technologies at Universidad Europea de Madrid. He has spoken at Big Data conferences, such as OMExpo, SAP Business Analytics Forum, TiE50, South Summit, and others. In his spare time, David loves running, playing football and tennis, and skiing.