Bill Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for The International Institute For Analytics (IIA), where he provides perspective on trends in the analytics and big data space and helps clients understand how IIA can support their efforts to improve analytic performance. In his role, he helps guide IIA’s global community of analytics practitioners in determining the best strategy and path forward for their particular analytics journey. He also serves on the advisory boards of multiple university and professional analytic programs. He has held a range of executive positions in the analytics space in the past, including several years as Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata. Bill is also the author of Taming The Big Data Title Wave and The Analytics Revolution.