The development of data and analytics influences too much in everyone’s life while driving growth and convenience in personal and professional space.

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SwissCognitiveThe omnipresence of data, mostly behind the scenes, impacts the efficiencies and productivity of people on different levels. From education to entertainment to transportation data drives improvement in the services of many significant players.

If data empowers great variety in people’s lives, then who is behind the development of this whole pool? The data science and analytics experts are the ones who drive the development and growth in the potential and implementation of data. They keep the industry up-to-date with the evolution of data for the greater good.

Here is the list of top 12 Big Data, Analytics and Data Science influencers of 2019 who have been highly recognized and appreciated for their work and expertise.

Ronald Van Loon

Ronald has been recognized as one of the top 10 global influencers in Big Data, Analytics, IoT, BI, and Data Science. As a recognized expert and thought leader in this field, he works with data-driven companies to generate business value so that they may meet and exceed goal after goal. He has been recognized for his work in the field of digital transformation by Onalytica, Dataconomy, and Klout. In addition to these recognitions, Ronald is also an author for several leading big data websites, including The Guardian, The Datafloq, and Data Science Central, and he regularly speaks at renowned events and conferences.

Merv Adrian

Merv is the VP and an analyst at Gartner with more than 30 years of experience in IT. From programming to marketing and strategy, to IT market analysis, to research executive, he now focuses on helping IT users and vendors be more effective – with a market strategy analysis, best practice research, competitive assessment, message testing, and speaking engagements. Merv works with a goal to help buyers implement the right technology and practices to ensure that their time and money are well spent, and to help providers reach the right people with the right offering in the most cost-effective way.

Kirk Borne

Kirk is a Principal Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton. He has been maintaining the spot of top tech influencer worldwide since 2013. He is a global speaker, consultant, astrophysicist, space scientist, big data and data science advisor, TedX Speaker, researcher, blogger, and data literacy advocate. He has formerly worked at NASA as well. Kirk’s specialities include public Speaking, Data Science, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Data Analytics, Big Data, X-Informatics (Discovery Informatics, Science Informatics, and more), Scientific databases, Scientific data mining, Computational-X (Computational Science, and more), Astroinformatics (Data Science for Astronomy), Observational Astronomy (ground-based and space-based), Computational Astrophysics, Project Management and Proposal-writing. […]

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