Hilen Amin

Hilen Amin chief data and analytics officer UK

Hilen Amin

Job Title: VP, Analytics

Company: BuildDirect

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hilenamin/

Hilen Amin has over 20 years of experience in data analysis, pricing and optimization solutions. Hilen joined BuildDirect as Vice President of Analytics in 2014. In this role he is responsible for the development and integration of BuildDirect’s proprietary analytics, predictive models and forecasting tools with the online marketplace.
Prior to joining BuildDirect, he held positions in development, product management and consulting at Symphony Teleca, PROS and Integral Development Corp., where he managed international teams implementing software solutions to a wide range of verticals including: Auto, Pharma, Healthcare, Telecom, Energy, Finance, Chemicals, Retail and Consumer Electronics. Before that, Hilen worked for Ikos, a London-based hedge fund manager, where he developed and managed futures and equity trading systems.

Hilen began his career in research working at Cambridge University and Berkeley on novel superconducting tunneling structures. He received his Bachelors in Electrical and Information Sciences, Masters in Engineering and Ph.D. in Superconductivity from Cambridge University.

Speaking at the following:

2.55pm - 3.40pm
Discussion Group 2B: Implementing a Rigorous Data Governance Framework: Can Agile Innovation and Governance Co-Exist

Is it possible for CDOs to innovate while ensuring governance and process, or do governance and process need to be dropped to make room for more agile data innovation methods? Is it a case of innovation or Governance, or can we have both Creating a middle ground to work for every eventuality