2020 Top 25 Analytics Leaders

Analytics is now a key part of modern business and the IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders is the only industry recognition of the profession’s best and brightest leaders!

Analytics leaders not only ensure the analytics team deliver value to the business, they champion analytics and insight-driven decision making with the c-suite while also mentoring junior talent to assist the junior’s career progression.

They are the linchpin to the successful delivery of business value from analytics. It’s once again time they were recognised to their leading-edge role. In it's third year, the IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders has already shone the spotlight on some amazing analytics leaders. What will 2020 reveal?

“Analytics is a valuable addition to organisations in both good times and challenging times," said Annette Slunjski, Managing Director, IAPA. "In the midst of the current pandemic, there has never been such a thirst for data-driven insight that can guide your business, your industry and even your country."

Judged by a panel of leading analytics and business leaders, the IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders recognises excellence in four key areas strategy and impact; influence and advocacy; innovation and improvement; and team growth and leadership. View the criteria here.

Nominations are now open to all analytics leaders in Australia and are supported by Domo.

“Domo is a strong believer in the power of a data-driven culture and organisation, and the capability for analytics to be leveraged at scale to transform a business. Strategic, data-led decision-making has never been more critical than now and can empower employees and businesses with the insights they need to sense and adapt to change. We’re pleased to be a part of the forefront of this inspiring area of data and analytics and its potential for Australian businesses,” said Amy Christopher, Director of Marketing and Account Development, Domo.

All analytics leaders in the top 25 will be announced at a virtual cocktail event in June and included in a Top 25 Analytics Leaders report and on the IAPA website. Those ranked in the top 10 will be featured online and in the report.

The analytics leader ranked number one will be recognised nationally via an extensive profile in the Top 25 Analytics Report and IAPA website, a promoted profile, a free ticket to the IAPA 2020 National Conference “Advancing Analytics”, a speaking position on the Advancing Analytics program and a trophy.

View the entry questions and nominate for the 2020 IAPA Top25 Analytics Leaders.

Criteria

Nominations will be judged by a panel of leading analytics and business leaders on the following criteria:

Strategy and impact
How well does the nominee align strategy and analytics and how does that drive the organisation forward. Does the c-suite or management team see analytics as a strategic lever for the business.  30% weighting

Influence and advocacy
How well does the nominee influence insights-led thinking in management team and c-suite. How well does the nominee help to advance analytics and the analytics community in Australia. 30% weighting

Innovation and improvement
How well does the nominee demonstrate out of the box thinking to improve analytics and governance for the organisation. 20% weighting

Team growth and leadership
How well does the nominee mentor, encourage and equip team members to propel their analytics careers. 20% weighting

All nominations will follow a two round judging process. Round one is judged on the nomination entry submitted online. Round two involves a video interview with round one short-listed nominees.

The Top 25 Analytics Leaders will be announced at a cocktail event in mid June.

Timeline

Now                  Nominations open
11 May            Nominations close
May                  Round one judging
Early June          Video interviews
10 June           Round two judging
17 June          Announcement event

IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders is proudly sponsored by Domo

IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders is proudly sponsored by Domo

Domo’s mission is to help all employees – from the CEO to the front-line worker – optimize business performance by connecting them in real time to the right data and people they need to improve business results. The company works with many of the world’s leading and most progressive brands across multiple industries including retail, media and entertainment, manufacturing, finance and more. For more information, visit www.domo.com.

Nominations

Nominate yourself or nominate your analytics leader

All nominations are to be submitted online. A confirmation of entry will be emailed to each nominee following successful submission.

The Top 25 Analytics Leader nomination questions

  1. How have you ensured the analytics function aligns to organisation’s strategy?
  2. Detail how you’ve ensured that analytics helps to drive the organisation forward in terms of cost efficiencies or revenue maximisation.
  3. Outline how you have influenced management and the organisation to use analytics-driven insights for decision-making
  4. Tell us how you have helped lead and /or support the analytics community internally and externally.
  5. Detail how you have assisted and mentored early-career analytics professionals to fulfil their potential. How are you helping them build the skills they need?
  6. Provide an example of how you’ve driven improvement in the analytics function.
  7. Provide an example where you’ve improved organisational governance and standards.
  8. Please provide a reference from both a:
    1. C-suite / management person that relates to your leadership of analytics’ impact on the organisation
    2. member of your analytics team that relates you mentoring & encouragement of team

 

Nominations close 11 May 2020 (midnight).

 

 

 

Top 25 Analytics Announcement Event

In it’s second year, IAPA has drawn together analytics and business leaders to select the top 25 analytics leaders in Australia for 2019. Join us on 1 August for light refreshments as we countdown from 25 to 1.

All analytics leaders in the top 25 will be included in a Top 25 Analytics Leaders report and on the IAPA website. Those ranked in the top 10 will be featured online and in the report.

The analytics leader ranked number one will be recognised nationally via an extensive profile in the Top 25 Analytics Report and IAPA website, a free ticket to the IAPA 2019 National Conference “Advancing Analytics”, a speaking position on the Advancing Analytics program and a trophy.

Event details

Date: 17 June
Time: TBA
Venue: Virtual
Dress: Black tie