Brent Dykes: The Importance of Storytelling with Data | Big Data Talks #14

Welcome to our next episode of Big Data Talks, in which we have conversations with Industry Experts about the way in which data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the way we live. My name is Jan-Willem Middelburg, and I will be your host today. I am the author of the Enterprise Big Data Framework, which is hosting this series of Big Data Talks. You can always watch back the recording of this discussion on YouTube, the Big Data Framework Website, and the podcasting platform on Apple Podcasts.

Today I have the great pleasure to introduce Brent Dykes, Founder and Chief Data Storyteller at AnalyticsHero LLC. Brent has worked in enterprise analytics for almost two decades as an analyst, consultant, manager, and evangelist. Brent has worked with cutting-edge analytics vendors (Omniture, Adobe, and Domo) and a broad base of Global 2000 companies, including many industry leaders such as IKEA, Nike, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, and Comcast.

Brent is a published author and also shares data-related insights as a Forbes contributor (more than 45 articles) and have spoken at some of the largest industry conferences around the globe.

Brent has a master’s degree in marketing and was awarded the Hawes Scholar (The highest distinction given to BYU MBAs) from Bringham Young University. Welcome Brent.