Business Speaker Andreas Weigend is the former Chief Scientist at Amazon.com and is a world expert in social-mobile technologies, consumer behavior, and the future of big data. Weigend has taught undergraduate, graduate, MBA, and executive courses at top schools in the US and China throughout his career, and he currently teaches at Stanford and the University of California at Berkley on the application of big data and predictive analytics to electronic commerce. In addition to having a prolific teaching career, the business speaker frequently consults businesses and speaks at corporate events and top conferences around the world.
Business Speaker Andreas Weigend has provided workshops and corporate seminars to help a wide variety of clients define customer-centered metrics of engagement and design incentives that inspire users to create and share. Some of the major clients he has worked with include Best Buy, Goldman Sachs, SingTel, Thomson Reuters, and Alibaba. During his consulting opportunities, Weigend has helped redesign one of the world’s largest loyalty programs, as well as helping develop mobile strategy for a major retailer. Weigend has also advised a number of startups, including eCommera, Rocketfuel, and Peerius. In addition to his consulting skills, Weigend is a highly sought-after speaker, frequently lecturing on the future of data. Some of his recent speech titles include Transforming Big Data into Big Decisions, Harnessing the Power of Social Data, and Data is the New Oil. Notably, he has spoken at corporate events for IBM, Capital One, Sony, and Volkswagen. In addition, he has given a wide variety of talks at major conferences, including TED, DLD, and SXSW.
Weigend has authored over 100 scientific papers on the application of machine learning techniques to business problems. He has authored a book on the social life of data, which tells the story of how social data has revolutionized the way a billion people make purchases, find information, and think about their identity.